Big Tech’s Kryptonite: a woman like Ida Tarbell

Ida Tarbell, journalist (britannica.com)

In an age when strong female role models are celebrated, it is surprising how little attention is paid to Ida Tarbell.

Ida took down a monopoly. Her actions led to the implementation of anti-trust laws in the US and the establishment of the Fair Trade Commission in 1914.

She came from a middle-class background but her life was closely linked to the first…