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Thrown Out of Court | Washington Monthly

  • By
  • Lina Khan,
  • New America Foundation
July 10, 2014 |
How corporations became people you can't sue.

Amazon vs. Hachette Hurts You | USA Today

July 9, 2014
Lina Khan: "Authors, publishers and others from the literary world reacted to Amazon's latest play with alarm, cautioning that its brute exercise of power threatens not only the economic underpinnings of their industry, but also the very quality of books and diversity of ideas. Amazon, meanwhile, has tried to defuse the frenzy of attention, explaining that its tactics are just a routine part of how retailers negotiate with suppliers. (Amazon's) share of the e-book market has (risen), positioning it to leverage that market power against Hachette.

Worse Than Michelle Rhee: Teachers And Public Schools Have A Shocking New ... | Salon

July 1, 2014

In another recent conversation occurring on Salon with Thomas Frank, Barry Lynn of the New America Foundation pointed out that the Democratic Party, which has been serving as home for the left, suffers from a schism. Although Lynn's analysis pertained ...

Free Markets Killed Capitalism | Salon

June 29, 2014

Barry C. Lynn is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation and the author of two important books, “End of the Line” and ”Cornered,” the latter of which describes the dramatic return of monopoly to the American landscape. Both books had a big effect on me when they appeared, as did Lynn’s periodic articles in Harper’s Magazine describing the concentration of economic power in all sorts of different industries. One of the reasons his books startled me is the weird silence of virtually all our other popular economic writers on the subject.

Report: Economic Concentration Helps Fuel the Income Gap | People's World

June 25, 2014

Researchers Lina Khan of the New America Foundation, and Sandeep Vaheesen of the American Antitrust Institute have just published a new study that exposes another reason for the rise of the one percent and ever-widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us: The U.S., in so many words, is going back to The Gilded Age, and not just in incomes and wealth.

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