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

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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.

Read “Ending our Click-Bait Culture,” our latest quick take, which explains why antitrust enforcement and taking on Facebook and Google’s business model is needed to mitigate their harms.

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Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA), the Honorable Sarah Bloom Raskin and Professor Mehrsa Baradaran joined us to talk about how the Federal Reserve’s response to COVID-19 reinforces corporate power.

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We released “Caveat Emptor: Reversing the Anti-Competitive and Over-Pricing Policies That Plague Government Contracting,” a new report that detais how the government contracting process almost exclusively benefits corporate interests.

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Writing for The Washington Post, Senior Fellow Maureen Tkacik explained how GrubHub, UberEats, DoorDash and Postmates use anticompetitive practices, that harm consumers, workers and restaurants.

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In a damning investigation for the American Prospect, Policy Analyst Olivia Webb exposed 3M’s plot to sell flawed earplugs to the U.S. military.

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Read “She Wants to Break Up Big Everything,” the New York Times profile of Economic Liberties' Executive Director Sarah Miller.

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