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All across our society, monopolistic corporations govern much of our economic lives and exert extraordinary influence over our democracy.

The New York Stock Exchange building.

With Wall Street’s help, they extract more and more wealth and power from working people, independent businesses, entrepreneurs, ordinary investors, consumers, and entire communities.

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To protect their power, they use their wealth to manipulate public opinion, influence government policy, and ensure our laws — for them — are mere suggestions.

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Working together, we can break their unjust hold on power to realize economic liberty for everyone and help build a vibrant, inclusive democracy.

Our Work

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.

"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

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Our “Ledger of Harms” documents the ways concentrated economic power harms families and society, and maps out an agenda for confronting America's concentration crisis.

Full Report

"New Money Trust" examines BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street's growing dominance and illustrates the concerning implications of their power.


"Addressing Facebook and Google’s Harms Through a Regulated Competition Approach" breaks down their toxic business model and explains how we can rein in these giants.

Full Report

"Understanding Amazon" demystifies Amazon's strategy, its abuses, and the steps policymakers must take to eliminate its extraordinary gatekeeping power over American commerce.

Full Report

"Close to Home" analyzes the way Facebook and Google harm local businesses and local news, exposes their political strategies, and identifies the policies needed to end their grip on our communities.

Full Report

In the News

Keep up to date on the latest news about and opinions from the Economic Liberties team.

The Associated Press featured Executive Director Sarah Miller’s take on the remarkable new antitrust suit against Google, which targets its advertising monopoly and illegal deals with Facebook.

The Appeal

In an exclusive for The Guardian, Research Director Matt Stoller and ILSR’s Shaoul Sussman explain the case against Facebook, and why policymakers must embrace America’s antimonopoly tradition.

The Guardian

Exclusively for Financial Times, Senior Fellow Graham Steele explained how BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street threaten the stability of financial markets and distort corporate governance.

Financial Times

Senior Advisor Morgan Harper joined Bloomberg's What'd You Miss to break down Prop 22, a new California law that will allow rideshare and food delivery apps to continue to exploit their workers.

Bloomberg's What'd You Miss?

Mother Jones profiled recent efforts by Economic Liberties and 37 of our progressive allies to encourage the Biden transition team to empower diverse and independent voices in the new administration.

Mother Jones

The New York Times profiled Economic Liberties' Executive Director Sarah Miller and the growing political movement to take on corporate power.

The New York Times