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The Avoidable Tragedy of Low Hospital Capacity in New York City


May 6, 2020 – Economic Liberties’ latest Working Paper in a series on corporate power, “The Avoidable Tragedy of Low Hospital Capacity in New York City.” Policy Analyst Olivia Webb explains how New York City lost hospital bed capacity and outlines solutions to protect public health and well-being.

The Appeal: The Case for a Temporary Merger Ban for America’s Largest Companies

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

April 28, 2020 - Economic Liberties’ Executive Director Sarah Miller made the case for a merger moratorium in The Appeal, explaining why Congress must prevent big corporations from further consolidating their economic and political power.

Public Seminar: Is the Covid-19 Small Business Loan Program a Boondoggle?

COVID-19 Economy

April 28, 2020⁠— Economic Liberties' Director of State and Local Policy Pat Garofalo untangled the issues surrounding the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program for Public Seminar.

The American Prospect: The Future of the Regulatory State

April 24, 2020 - Economic Liberties’ Director of Special Projects Kalen Pruss made the case for dismantling the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) as part of The American Prospect’s Policy Roundtable on “The Future of the Regulatory State.”

What You Need to Know About the CARES Act Bailouts

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementCOVID-19 EconomyFinance

April 15, 2020 - Economic Liberties published a CARES Act explainer, where we answered questions about the bailout provisions of the CARES Act as carried out by the Fed and offered strategic guidance on future advocacy efforts.

Addressing Facebook and Google’s Harms Through a Regulated Competition Approach

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementTech

April 10, 2020 - Economic Liberties latest Working Paper in a series on corporate power, "How to Address Facebook and Google’s Harm Through a Regulated Competition Approach." The paper explains the policy choices that allowed Facebook and Google to develop a business model toxic to democracy and civil rights, and explains how a “regulated competition” approach is necessary to rein in these technology giants.