Antitrust Enforcers Should Block the Facebook-Giphy Merger, and Investigate Google for Anti-Competitive Behavior
May 15, 2020 - The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to reports that Facebook plans to acquire Giphy for $400 million.
May 13, 2020 - After House Democrats introduced the HEROES Act, the American Economic Liberties Project today released “What Progressives Must Demand in a COVID-19 Relief Package,” a new policy quick take on corporate power that explains what the HEROES Act gets wrong and what Congress must do to revise the misguided proposal.
May 12, 2020 - The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement after House Democrats unveiled legislative text for the Heroes Act, encouraging progressives to demand this bill address the injustices deriving from this consolidation of power in addition to humanitarian needs.
May 12, 2020 - The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to reporting from the Wall Street Journal, which revealed that Uber, the parent company of Uber Eats, is seeking to acquire GrubHub.
May 12, 2020 - The American Economic Liberties Project, which launched in February to advance a growing, cross-ideological movement to combat monopolies and the systems that entrench their power, today launched a new website and welcomed nine new members to its team: Pat Garafolo, Denise Hearn, Leah Hunt Hendrix, Laleh Ispahani, Nia Johnson, Robyn Shapiro, Maureen Tkacik, Lori Wallach, and Kate Yeager.