Lina Khan

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. She has reported on consolidation across sectors, including agriculture, finance, tech, media, and commodities. From 2011-2014, she was a policy analyst for the program, formerly known as the Markets, Enterprise, and Resiliency Initiative.

Khan has written for The American Prospect, CNN, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, Quartz, Salon, The Washington Monthly, and The Washington Post, among others, and has appeared on C-Span’s Washington Journal, NPR, and the Majority Report with Sam Seder. Her work has been cited by publications including the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

Khan served as policy director for Zephyr Teachout’s 2014 gubernatorial campaign in New York. She studied political theory at Williams College and is presently studying at Yale Law School.

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The Fed is About to Make Owning Physical Assets a Game All Banks Can Play

Last week, Federal Reserve officials leaked to the Wall Street Journal their tentative plan to limit the ability of Goldman Sachs and big ba


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The Folks Who Sell Your Corn Flakes are Acting Like Goldman Sachs

Enlightened U.S. policymakers of the post-war era promoted economic inter-dependence as a key to world peace, says Barry Lynn. But today tha


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In The Tank: Bacon, China and the American Farmer

What does it mean when a Chinese company buys Smithfield Foods, the largest pork producer in the U.S.? This podcast has all the answers.


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Obama’s Game of Chicken

Lina Khan wrote in Washington Monthly about consolidation in the poultry industry.


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Out of Business

America’s entrepreneurial sector is in deep trouble.


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New Study Finds Declining Rates of Entrepreneurship

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New Study Finds Declining Rates of Entrepreneurship

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New Study Finds Declining Rates of Entrepreneurship

The nation’s self-image notwithstanding, the number of new entrepreneurs – measured per capita – declined by 53 percent between 1977 and 201


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Hard Landing

Across much of America, the air transport system is breaking down as the few surviving airlines simultaneously jack up fares and slash servi


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Terminal Sickness

How a thirty-year-old policy of deregulation is slowly killing America’s airline system—and taking down Cincinnati, Memphis, and St. Louis w