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Transforming Antitrust Enforcement: How AAG Kanter is Protecting Competition Across the Economy

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

August 12, 2022 — Under Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter's leadership, the DOJ Antitrust Division has taken aggressive action to protect American businesses, workers, and consumers from powerful corporate monopolies.

Star-Ledger: Camden group hopes to expose the truth about corporate subsidies | Opinion

State and Local Policy

July 29, 2022 — In NJ Star-Ledger, Economic Liberties' Director of State & Local Policy Pat Garofalo details how a New Jersey town fought back against a harmful corporate subsidy agreement.

Ban Secret Deals: How Secret Corporate Subsidy Deals Harm Communities, and What to Do About It

State and Local Policy

July 28, 2022 — A joint report from the American Economic Liberties Project and Fight Corporate Monopolies, "Ban Secret Deals: How Secret Corporate Subsidy Deals Harm Communities, and What to Do About It," details the harmful nature of secretive “economic development” deals and provides local communities with tools to combat them.

USA Today: Don’t let the airlines fool you. Regulate their cancellations and high fares.

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

July 21, 2022 — In USA Today, Economic Liberties’ Senior Fellow for Aviation & Travel Bill McGee lays out the causes of the current airline and travel crisis, highlighting Secretary Buttigieg’s inadequate response and arguing for rolling back federal preemption, which currently prevents state attorneys general among others from holding the airlines accountable.

Factsheet: The FTC is Holding Corporate Actors Accountable, Protecting Small Businesses, Workers, and Consumers

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

July 13, 2022 (Updated August 12) — While navigating a leadership transition during a pandemic, an historic merger wave, and unprecedented economic dominance driven by rampant concentration, Chair Khan is steering the FTC to protect working families and honest businesses with stronger law enforcement.

The Pharmacy Benefit Mafia: The Secret Health Care Monopolies Jacking Up Drug Prices and Abusing Patients and Pharmacists

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementHealthcare

June 22, 2022 — Designed to catalogue the ways PBMs wield their power to exploit patients, pharmacists, doctors and our government, "The Pharmacy Benefit Mafia" details PBMs’ abusive business practices, their history of skirting regulation, and how the FTC’s recent efforts can put power back into the hands of patients and pharmacists.