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Congress Must Empower State AGs to Hold the Airlines Accountable

August 31, 2022 — In response to a new letter from a bipartisan group of 38 state attorneys general urging Congress to allow them to enforce consumer protections for airline travelers, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.

The JCPA Would Allow Minority-Owned Media to Negotiate with Big Tech Platforms for Fair Compensation

August 26, 2022 — With the release of an updated version of the bipartisan Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) earlier this week, the American Economic Liberties Project is today rereleasing a joint report with Media Justice and News Media Alliance, “Minority-Owned Media and the Digital Duopoly.”

Market Power is Key Driver of Soaring Corporate Profit Margins and Prices

August 25, 2022 — Following reports that U.S. corporations are seeing their profit margins soar to the highest level in over 70 years, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement. 

How Antitrust Regulators Can Turn the Tide On Corporate Merger Tsunami

August 24, 2022 — On the heels of a historic post-pandemic merger wave, and a recent joint Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice merger guideline rewriting initiative, the American Economic Liberties Project released a new report today, “Why Merger Policy Matters,” highlighting why the movement underway to rethink merger policy is key to leveling the playing field for businesses, consumers, and working people.

Don’t Just Blame the Airlines — Widespread Airport Chaos is a Result of Secretary Buttigieg’s Failure to Hold Them Accountable

August 23, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to reports of an extremely chaotic day for U.S. airports, including 8+ hour tarmac delays, scheduling disasters, almost 1,500 cancelled flights across the country, and an unacceptable lack of communication for stranded travelers.