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The New Money Trust: How Large Money Managers Control Our Economy and What We Can Do About It

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementFinance

November 24, 2020 - Authored by Senior Fellow Graham Steele,"New Money Trust" details the growing dominance of the Big Three asset management funds – BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street – and illustrates the concerning implications of their power, which include more anticompetitive behavior, more systemic risk, and distorted corporate governance.

Marker: The Death of the $15 Salad

Independent Business & EntrepreneurshipTech

November 10, 2020— In an op-ed for Marker, Economic Liberties’ Senior Fellow Moe Tkacik explained how fast-food chains controlled by big tech companies have solidified their market dominance at the expense of independent restaurants.

The Guardian: A US antitrust suit might break up Google. Good – it’s the Standard Oil of our day

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementTech

October 21, 2020 — The morning after the Department of Justice filed its historic antitrust case against Google, Economic Liberties’ Executive Director Sarah Miller broke down the case, explaining its importance and what comes next.

Biden Administration Must Be Diverse and Independent From Corporate Interests, 35+ Groups Say

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

October 20, 2020 — Today, 38 national organizations sent a letter to the Biden campaign urging them to establish hiring criteria that will strengthen the diversity and effectiveness of the federal workforce and ensure presidential appointees are independent from Wall Street and corporate monopolies.

American Prospect: The Corporatization of Nursing Homes

COVID-19 EconomyHealthcare

October 20, 2020 — Economic Liberties’ Senior Fellow Moe Tkacik depicted the harrowing consequences of concentrated corporate power in the caring economy for The American Prospect.

What You Need to Know About Section 2 of the Sherman Act

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

October 8, 2020 — As the Department of Justice prepares its antitrust case against Google, “What You Need to Know About Section 2 of the Sherman Act" explains how Section 2 antitrust cases work, and what a case against Google might look like.