April 28, 2020 - With dominant corporations and predatory financiers empowered by the CARES Act, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement encouraging Congress to pass the merger moratorium announced by Senator Warren (D-MA) and Representative Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14).
April 23, 2020 - The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement, calling for a criminal perjury investigation of Amazon lawyer Nate Sutton and Amazon senior executives, in response to reporting from the Wall Street Journal, which revealed that Amazon uses trade secret data from independent sellers on its platform to develop competing products.
April 15, 2020 - As small businesses struggle to access emergency funding and working people continue to wait for desperately-needed assistance, the American Economic Liberties Project released “What You Need to Know About the CARES Act Bailouts,” a new policy quick take on corporate power that explains how the CARES Act supercharges big corporations’ and Wall Street’s ability to direct more and more wealth and power to themselves, at the expense of consumers, working people, independent businesses, and communities.
April 14, 2020 - The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to House Democrats’ proposal to expand COBRA subsidies for laid-off or furloughed workers.
Economic Liberties Releases New Paper to Take on Facebook & Google, Joins Freedom From Facebook & Google Coalition
April 13, 2020 - As Facebook and Google use the coronavirus crisis to launch splashy P.R. campaigns and shore up their power, the American Economic Liberties Project today released “Addressing Facebook and Google’s Harms Through a Regulated Competition Approach,” a working paper authored by Economic Liberties’ Sarah Miller, Matt Stoller and Zephyr Teachout.