02 May 2022 | 32 min.

The Revolution is Real: The Populist Policy Takeover

Will American populism meaningfully change policy?  In Episode 10, the Baron team attempts to determine the actual resonance of the reformist ideas now challenging the postwar consensus.  To test the thesis of populist ascendancy, the firm applied Influencer Analytics to antitrust, quantitatively studying the specific populist movement that aspires to reshape competition law and enforcement.  The result: a detailed understanding of the Super Influencers who dominate the debate and a demonstration of their capacity to impact entire business sectors.