The Kings of Candyland

Read Original Article
Media Outlet: The Weekly Wonk

Roaming the candy aisle of my neighborhood Safeway around Halloween is a dizzying encounter with choice. Towering stacks of sumptuous sweets glisten under garish tube lights, the seasoned regulars (Twix, Twizzlers) joined by seasonal guests (pumpkin spice Kisses, Spooky Nerds). It’s a paragon of dazzling variety.


Lina Khan was a fellow with the Open Markets program at New America, where she researched the concentration of power in America’s political economy and the evolution of antitrust laws.