Companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google have acquired an unprecedented amount of influence over people’s lives, and inevitably, there is pushback. In the United States, 29-year old legal scholar Lina Khan has become the face of a new movement that attributes the companies’ unfettered expansion to outdated antitrust legislation. Writing for The Atlantic, Robinson Meyer has written a lively portrait of Khan’s activism. To find out why Khan believes Amazon hurts consumers despite offering low prices, getAbtract recommends you read Meyer’s insightful analysis.
In this summary, you will learn
- How Amazon became so big so fast and
- Why Amazon hurts consumers in the long term.
About the Author
Robinson Meyer is a staff writer at The Atlantic, specializing in climate change and technology.