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Lina Khan
1. My team at Open Markets and I are leaving New America
After the New America Foundation praised a large fine levied on Google, the man behind the statement was fired.
The New York Times The New York Times @nytimes
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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2. I joined New America in 2011, under leadership of Steve Coll. I was the first person Barry Lynn hired when growing his team
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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3. My job was to document consolidation across sectors and study the legal changes that had enabled such extreme concentration of power
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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4. I studied sectors ranging from airlines, books, poultry, seeds, grain. My job was an education in political economy, learning...
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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5. ...how laws structure markets & how excessive concentrations of power threaten our markets, our democracy, our freedoms
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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6. New America was a great home for this research. Smart colleagues doing thoughtful work. An openness to new (and old) ideas
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Ahmed Bouzid Aug 30
Wow! is the new RJR Reynolds....
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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7. But two things changed. (1) Our work began more directly challenging the dominance of big tech platforms, like Google and Amazon, and...
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GritMedia Aug 30
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My biggest fear of America suffering a brain drain is now happening. I hope instead of leaving, that people stay hopeful for change.
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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8. ...(2) our work began gaining more influence & prominence. We've been flooded with interest in our work, from politicians & journalists
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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9. I’m sad for what New America’s decision to expel Open Markets means for New America. It was a professional home for me the last 6 yrs
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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10. And I respect deeply many of my colleagues there. But New America's decision is proof of concept of our work
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Future of Music Aug 30
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Looking forward to working with y'all in the new configuration. Thanks for your thoughtful & rigorous work.
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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11. Monopolies wield economic and political power. Google's power threatens not just our markets but free expression and information
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Cyrus Nemati Aug 30
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I really wish I'd worked with Open Markets more. You program's work was definitely dearest to my heart.
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Tony Romm Aug 30
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good thread, Lina. What do you think of the new NA statement that just came out?
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Brady Dale Aug 30
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Is that "Americans for the Separation of Church and State" Barry Lynn? If it is... man is that a blast from my past... had no idea
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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12.This is a critical moment for the anti-monopoly movement, politically & intellectually. Open Markets will continue its work independently
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Brady Dale Aug 30
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ah, no... looks like he's still there. I guess DC is big enough for two Barry Lynn's. That name once loomed HUGE in my life, tho
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Lina Khan Aug 30
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13. Open Markets set up a campaign you can use to help keep anti-monopoly research & advocacy alive
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