September 21, 2022 — "Quick-Take: Price Discrimination and Power Buyers" explains why the resurrection and expansion of the Robinson-Patman Act is needed to level the playing field for small and independent businesses.
September 21, 2022 — "Price Discrimination and Power Buyers: Why Giant Retailers Dominate the Economy and How to Stop It" argues for the resurrection and expansion of the Robinson-Patman Act and examines the abandonment of the RPA, the rise of giant power buyers like Amazon and Walmart, and the ways its revival could level the playing field for small business today.
September 20, 2022 — "How to Address the Air Travel Crisis: Eliminating the Airlines’ Legal Liability Shield" is a new piece of model legislation that is designed to eliminate the U.S. Department of Transportation’s status as sole regulator of the airline industry and would give citizens the right to sue airlines, prohibits “common ownership” of airlines from Wall Street investment groups, and expands enforcement to state AGs, courts, and legislators.
September 15, 2022 — September version of Economic Liberties' monthly newsletter covers the latest with the federal antitrust agencies — the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division — and big developments in competition policy more broadly.
September 13, 2022 (updated) — “Tools for Taking on Big Tech’s Economic Power: A Guide for State Lawmakers" examines the problems harms posed by Big Tech, outlines potential policy solutions for state lawmakers, and explains how they can respond to critiques – both legitimate and not – from those invested in the status quo.
September 13, 2022 — "Tools for Taking On the Corporate Subsidy Machine: A Guide for State Lawmakers" serves as a how-to-guide for state and local lawmakers to reform and rework corporate subsidy programs so that they are more transparent, better serve their communities, and don’t entrench dominant corporations.