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Economic Liberties Applauds Changes to FTC’s Strategic Plan for 2022-2026

December 1, 2021 — The American Economic Liberties Project submitted comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s Draft Strategic Plan for 2022-2026 on Tuesday, offering praise for specific changes that demonstrate the agency is serious about stopping corporate crime and righting the commission’s previous wrongs.

Economic Liberties’ Statement on FTC’s Vote to Study Supply Chain Disruptions

November 29, 2021 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s vote to conduct a study on how consumers are affected by supply chain disruptions.

Economic Liberties’ Statement on DOJ’s New Antitrust Suit Against U.S. Sugar Corporation

November 23, 2021 — The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to a new antitrust lawsuit filed by The Department of Justice to stop United States Sugar Corporation (U.S. Sugar) from acquiring Imperial Sugar Company (Imperial Sugar).

Economic Liberties’ Statement on Another Destructive Acquisition by Alden Global Capital

November 22, 2021 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to news that Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund known as a destroyer of newspapers due to its history of severe cost-cutting at its other newspaper properties, plans to acquire Lee Enterprises, the publisher of 75 daily newspapers and 350 specialty publications in 26 states.

NEWS: Small Businesses Reject Chamber Of Commerce’s Cynical Campaign Against Federal Trade Commission

November 19, 2021 — Today, a coalition representing thousands of independent businesses, entrepreneurs, and pharmacists, including the American Economic Liberties Project, Main Street Alliance, Small Business Majority, National Community Pharmacists Association, iFixit, Local First AZ, and Rossmann Repair Group are pushing back on false claims from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that the FTC is ‘waging war’ on the business community.