Annie Lowrey

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Annie Lowrey
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Born1984 (age 34–35)[1]
Alma materHarvard University
EmployerThe Atlantic
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Ezra Klein (m. 2011)[2]

Annie M. Lowrey (born 1984) reports on politics and economic policy for The Atlantic magazine.[3]


Lowery attended Harvard University and wrote for the Harvard Crimson.[4]


Previously, Lowrey covered economic policy for The New York Times.[5] Prior to that, she covered the economy as the Moneybox columnist for Slate. Lowrey joined Slate in 2010 as part of an effort to revamp their coverage of business and the economy.[6] She was also a staff writer for the Washington Independent and served on the editorial staffs of Foreign Policy and The New Yorker.[7] Lowrey has appeared as a guest on the PBS Newshour,[8] The Rachel Maddow Show[9] Morning Joe, Up with Steve Kornacki and[10] She is a proponent of Universal Basic Income.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Lowrey is married to Ezra Klein, the editor of Vox and contributor to MSNBC.[12][13]


Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World (2018) was shortlisted for the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.[14]


  1. ^ Pappu, Sridhar (25 March 2011). "Young Pundits Become Washington's Media Elite". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Mazel Tov, Media Power Couple – The New York Observer
  3. ^ "Lowrey to cover economic policy for The Atlantic". Talking Biz News. Retrieved 2018-03-26.
  4. ^ "Annie M. Lowrey". The Harvard Crimson. Jun 5, 2007. Archived from the original on 2010-01-21.
  5. ^ "Annie Lowrey leaving Slate". New York Magazine.
  6. ^ "Annie Lowrey writes on the economy and business for Slate". Slate.
  7. ^ "Annie Lowrey". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  8. ^ "Borders Closes the Book as Decisions Come Back to Haunt Chain".
  9. ^ Maddow, Rachel. "Unemployed Could Wield Power". YouTube.
  10. ^ "The Super-Rich Are Different From You and Me".
  11. ^ Lowrey, Annie (August 16, 2018). "Why the U.S. Should Provide Universal Basic Income". The Atlantic.
  12. ^ Klein, Ezra. "Reconciliation – and more". Washington Post. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  13. ^ "New York Media Power Couples". New York Observer. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  14. ^ "FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year — the shortlist". Financial Times. 14 September 2018. Archived from the original on 15 September 2018. Retrieved 14 September 2018.

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