Non-profit and non-partisan, the American Economic Liberties Project is part of a growing, cross- ideological movement to combat monopolistic corporations and the systems that entrench their power.
Economic Liberties develops ideas, engages with policymakers and the media, and collaborates with a broad range of stakeholders to dismantle concentrated economic power and advance economic liberty for all.
"Critical Condition" lays out the effect of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s monopoly and monopsony power have on hospital workers and patients in the Pittsburgh area and provides policy recommendations for every level of government to rein in anti-competitive behavior.
In The New York Times, Senior Fellow for Aviation & Travel Bill McGee says it's finally time to fix the airline industry and charts the path forward.
"Gary Gensler Got It Right" sets the record straight on cryptocurrency — laying out how Gensler’s actions contained the crypto meltdown, protected the real economy, and prevented the industry's scams from taking an even bigger toll on everyday investors.
Big Tech On Trial tracks six key federal and state antitrust cases pending against Big Tech firms and maps out each step of the litigation.
"How Antitrust Enforcers Helped Create a Live Events Monster" explains how the merger between Live Nation and Ticketmaster highlights the failures of the light-touch approach to antitrust and merger enforcement. The policy brief lays out how and why present day enforcers must redress this — and other — mistakes.
"The Courage to Learn" tells a previously untold but crucial story about how America’s economy works and why it’s not working well for so many of us.
Engage with the Economic Liberties team and our network of policymakers, academics, journalists, and activists at upcoming events.
Confronting the Crypto Challenge: Learning From a Meltdown Featuring Senator Elizabeth Warren
Join Economic Liberties and Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) on January 25 at 1:30PM ET or a virtual event featuring remarks from Senator Elizabeth Warren on what we can learn from the rise and fall of the crypto industry.
“Thinking Big” with Chris Leonard
Join Economic Liberties on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8pm ET/5pm PT for a discussion with best-selling investigative journalist Chris Leonard about how decision-making at the Federal Reserve has accelerated income inequality and put our country's economic stability at risk.
“Thinking Big” with Rana Foroohar
Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion on Thursday, October 27 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Rana Foroohar for a conversation on global resiliency, prosperity, and democracy.
Big Tech’s “Digital Trade” Attack on Working People & Labor Rights
On October 6 at 2:00 p.m. ET, join Rethink Trade for a town hall discussion with Rep. Ro Khanna, Teamsters General President Sean O'Brien, and Rethink Trade Director Lori Wallach.
“Thinking Big” with Kathryn Judge
Join us as we talk with Professor Kathryn Judge for the next installment of “Thinking Big” series. We'll discuss what happens when power shifts from producers and consumers to the middlemen that connect them.
Tools for Reforming Antitrust Policy: A Guide for State Lawmakers to Challenge Corporate Power
On September 13 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project and MN AG Keith Ellison for a discussion about the tools state and local officials can use to crack down on corporate power & reform antitrust policy.
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In Democracy Journal, Economic Liberties’ Executive Director Sarah Miller reflects on President Biden’s SOTU message, outlines how the President can deliver the populist policy agenda he laid out in his address, and walks through why it's smart politics.
Economic Liberties' Senior Policy Analyst Krista Brown talked with NBC News' Hallie Jackson about the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on Live Nation-Ticketmaster.
In Washington Post, Economic Liberties' Senior Legal Counsel Katie Van Dyck explains why DOJ's suit against Google is an important step toward dismantling an ad tech monopoly.
Economic Liberties' Senior Fellow for Aviation & Travel Bill McGee talked with NBC News about why the days of flying being fun are long over.
Economic Liberties' Research Director Matt Stoller joined VICE News' Waypoint Radio to discuss the proposed Microsoft-Activision merger.
Rethink Trade Director Lori Wallach spoke with The Nation about how Big Pharma lobbyists and corporate giants have caused needless deaths and pushed people around the world into poverty.