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Rescuing Restaurants: How to Protect Restaurants, Workers, and Communities from Predatory Delivery App Corporations

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementCOVID-19 EconomyTech

September 18, 2020 – Authored by Senior Fellow Maureen Tkacik, "Rescuing Restaurants" reveals how predatory delivery apps have used abusive, deceptive, and often illegal practices to take control of the restaurant industry and lays out federal and local solutions to aid in creating healthy restaurant markets.

Close to Home: How the Power of Facebook and Google Affects Local Communities

State and Local PolicyTech

Authored by Pat Garofalo, "Close to Home" analyzes the ways Facebook and Google have harmed local businesses and destroyed local journalism, exposes the political strategies they use to extract subsidies from local communities, and details solutions – at both the federal and local level – to readjust the legal underpinning of this dangerous business model.

Responsible Investor: The Strange Success Logic of Stakeholder Capitalism

FinanceOp-ed

August 25, 2020 — In Responsible Investor, Economic Liberties’ Senior Fellow Denise Hearn argues that investors’ interests do not always align with those of society and encourages careful consideration of the win-win marker used for investors and companies that engage social justice movements.

Fortune: Why are local governments paying Amazon to destroy Main Street?

Op-edState and Local PolicyTech

August 23, 2020 — Economic Liberties’ Director of State and Local Policy Pat Garofalo explained in Fortune how cities and states are hurting their own small, local businesses by subsidizing Amazon.

ProMarket: Tech Monopolies Are the Reason the US Now Has a TikTok Problem

Op-edTech

August 7, 2020 — By revealing Facebook’s complicated history with TikTok, Economic Liberties’ National Security Advisor Lucas Kunce showed why big tech monopolies are structurally unable to defend American interests and should never be trusted with that task in ProMarket.

The Appeal: Last Week’s Big Tech Antirust Hearings Sent An Unmistakable Message – Change is in the Air for America’s Corporate Giants

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementTech

August 6, 2020 —Economic Liberties' Executive Director Sarah Miller published a piece in the Appeal about the growing desire to break with the 1970s-era, hands-off antitrust ideology that has caused extreme economic concentration.