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The Guardian: Congress forced Silicon Valley to answer for its misdeeds. It was a glorious sight


July 30, 2020 — In an op-ed for The Guardian, Economic Liberties’ Research Director Matt Stoller analyzed the House Antitrust Subcommittee’s big tech hearing, explaining why the stunning illustration of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google’s misdeeds marks a critical moment in the revival of the American antitrust movement

Understanding Amazon: Making the 21st-Century Gatekeeper Safe for Democracy


July 24, 2020 —“Understanding Amazon: Making the 21st-Century Gatekeeper Safe for Democracy" describes Amazon’s key lines of businesses, demystifies its unfair and abusive behavior, summarizes some of its most pernicious effects, and offers legislative and regulatory proposals to address Amazon’s interlocking harms.

30+ Groups Urge Congress to Expand Coronavirus Relief for People, Not Corporations

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

July 23, 2020 — Economic Liberties and progressive partners sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, urging them to incorporate the Paycheck Recovery Act and the Pandemic Anti-Monopoly Act in the next COVID-19 relief package.

Federal Reserve Must Block Morgan Stanley-E*Trade Merger

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementCOVID-19 EconomyFinance

July 22, 2020 — Economic Liberties and progressive partners sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell encouraging him to reject Morgan Stanley’s proposed acquisition of E*Trade Financial Corporation for reasons related to financial stability, competition, and general compliance failures.

Seven Groups Urge Chairman Neal to End Surprise Medical Billing


July 21, 2020 — As thousands of Americans find themselves facing COVID-19-related hospital bills, Economic Liberties and progressive partners sent a letter to Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA) urging him to address the injustice of surprise medical billing.

Democracy Journal: End Monopoly Power

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

July 14, 2020— In an exclusive piece for Democracy Journal, Economic Liberties’ Executive Director Sarah Miller explains how the rise of monopolies has contributed to wealth inequality, and why combatting concentrated economic power is essential for protecting our democracy.