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Business Insider: California’s Prop 22 is going to screw over gig workers for years to come, and the terrible anti-labor could soon be coming to a state near you

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementState and Local PolicyTech

December 14, 2020 — In an exclusive piece for Business Insider, Economic Liberties’ Director of State and Local Policy Pat Garafolo explained how corporate power hurts workers people and why federal agencies must act.

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

State and Local PolicyTech

August 31, 2020 — 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.

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

State 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.

Public Seminar: Tesla’s Latest Rip-Off

State and Local Policy

June 8, 2020 — Economic Liberties' Director of State and Local Policy Pat Garofalo published a piece in Public Seminar, calling out Tesla CEO Elon Musk for corruptly side-stepping coronavirus-imposed restrictions in California, and illustrating why cities and states need to stand up to large corporations.

Washington Post: Restaurants are barely surviving. Delivery apps will kill them.

COVID-19 EconomyState and Local PolicyTech

May 29, 2020 - Economic Liberties’ Senior Fellow Maureen Tkacik published took on GrubHub, UberEats, DoorDash and Postmates in the Washington Post, explaining how their use of anticompetitive and unfair practices harms consumers, workers and restaurants.

The Guardian: Cuomo is Letting Billionaires Plan New York’s Future. It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementState and Local Policy

May 14, 2020 - Economic Liberties’ Pat Gorofolo and Zephyr Teachout published a piece in The Guardian that explains why state and local leaders should not let billionaires and corporations decide what the postvirus economy will look like.