Economic Liberties’ Experts Testify in Support of Minnesota Antimonopoly Lesiglation
March 16, 2022 — Policy experts from the American Economic Liberties Project will testify in favor of two antimonopoly bills before the Minnesota House of Representatives’ Commerce Committee, urging lawmakers to support legislation designed to address abusive and anticompetitive behavior by dominant corporations.
Senator Warren & Rep. Jones’ Prohibiting Anticompetitive Mergers Act Takes Direct Aim at the Record-Shattering Merger Frenzy
March 16, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to the introduction of Prohibiting Anticompetitive Mergers Act of 2022 by Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Mondaire Jones.
Leaked Draft WTO COVID Text Would Not Improve Access to Vaccines, Altogether Excludes Treatments and Tests
March 15, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to reports regarding text related to negotiations on WTO intellectual property barriers that block global access to needed supplies of COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and tests.
Frontier-Spirit Merger Would Kneecap Competition Within the Airline Industry
March 10, 2022 — In a new letter, nine organizations, including the American Economic Liberties Project, Demand Progress, and Public Citizen, called on Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter to block the proposed merger of Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines.
Google’s Acquisition of Mandiant Will Only Serve to Choke Off Necessary Cybersecurity Innovation
March 8, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to news that Google plans to acquire cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.4 billion.