Past Events

Break ‘Em Up: How Health Care Monopolies Hurt Patients, Health Care Workers, and Communities

March 30, 2021   2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

On March 30 at 2:00 p.m. ET, Economic Liberties, People’s Action, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), and more discussed why we need leaders at all levels of government to fight corporate health care monopolies to make our health care system more equitable.

Investigate Insulin Now with Congresswoman Katie Porter, Maurice BP-Weeks, Laura Marston, Alex Lawson & more

March 18, 2021   12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

On March 18th at 12:30 PM ET, Economic Liberties and the Investigate Insulin Now campaign hosted a discussion with Congresswoman Porter focused on the dangerous impacts of the insulin cartel, racial inequities in insulin access, and insulin market concentration.

Access to Markets: Freeing Entrepreneurs & Independent Businesses From Dominant Gatekeepers Feat. Congressman Joe Neguse

March 12, 2021   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On Friday, March 12th at 12:00 PM ET, we launched a new “Access to Markets” initiative featuring remarks from House Antitrust Subcommittee member and Innovation and Entrepreneurship Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Joe Neguse (CO-02).

Monopolization and America’s Nuclear Triad: What Could Go Wrong? Feat. Mark Thompson, Sara Sirota, and Lucas Kunce, Moderated by Elle Ekman 

March 4, 2021   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On Thursday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m. ET, the American Economic Liberties Project hosted a discussion about how extreme consolidation in the national security supply chain is expensive, unsafe, untenable, and un-democratic.

Break ‘Em Up! Redistributing Economic Power to the People feat. Senator Bernie Sanders, Congressman Cicilline & More

December 15, 2020   2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

People’s Action and the American Economic Liberties Project kicked off our new virtual event series “Break ‘Em Up! Redistributing Economic Power to the People" with a discussion focused on how concentrated corporate power hurts labor and workplace organizing efforts.

Why We Must Compete at Home to Compete Abroad feat. Tom Wheeler, Mike Brown & Jen Harris

November 19, 2020   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On Thursday, November 19th at 2:00 p.m. ET, Economic Liberties hosted a discussion on how increased competition in domestic markets can boost our ability to compete with China, secure our supply chains, and improve the position of the American worker.

Confronting America’s Monopoly Crisis: Taking on Tech’s Titans & Reinvigorating Antitrust to Safeguard Democracy

October 21, 2020   1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

The American Economic Liberties Project hosted a conversation with House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David Cicilline (D-RI), Mike Kubzansky, Rohit Chopra, David Heinemeier Hansson, and Jonathan Kanter.

The Case Against Dominant Delivery Apps: A Conversation with Congresswoman Scanlon & the Protect Our Restaurants Campaign

October 7, 2020   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Protect Our Restaurants campaign hosted a conversation with Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) about the federal and state policies we need to take on these predatory middlemen and create healthy restaurant markets.

Breaking the Power of Big Tech

September 1, 2020   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As the Antitrust Subcommittee prepares its final plan of action, 40 organizations hosted a conversation on September 1st at 2pm about why breaking up these dominant corporations is key to protecting workers, small businesses, communities, and democracy.

A Tale of Two Bailouts feat. Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-Calif.), the Honorable Sarah Bloom Raskin & Professor Mehrsa Baradaran

June 19, 2020   1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Economic Liberties hosted an event with Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA), the Honorable Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and Governor of the Federal Reserve Board, Mehrsa Baradaran, Professor at the University of California, Irvine, and more.

Making Facebook & Google Safe for Democracy: A Discussion with Congresswoman Schakowsky (D-Ill.) on Section 230

June 10, 2020   11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Economic Liberties and The American Prospect hosted an event with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Karen Kornbluh of the German Marshall Fund, and Economic Liberties' Matt Stoller about changing Section 230 to make Facebook and Google safer for our democracy.

Coronavirus & Concentrated Corporate Power: How We Got Here & Where We Need to Go

May 5, 2020   1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Economic Liberties' Executive Director Sarah Miller talked with Federal Trade Commissioner Rohit Chopra and Zephyr Teachout about concentrated corporate power, the Coronavirus crisis, and the bold structural reforms needed to build a fairer economy.

Can Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Survive COVID-19? A Conversation with Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)

April 3, 2020   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Economic Liberties, with the American Sustainable Business Council, hosted a briefing with Senator Ben Cardin, Ranking Member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, on the day the Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program launched.

Coronavirus & the Crisis in Our Supply Chains: A Conversation with Congressman Mark Pocan (D – Wis.)

March 17, 2020   3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Economic Liberties and The American Prospect talked with Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, about the coronavirus crisis and how we can restore resiliency and redundancy to our supply chains.