New Bipartisan Legislation Aims to Stop Bankers From Cashing in on Failure
June 1, 2023 — In response to the news that Senators Elizabeth Warren and J.D. Vance, as well as 10 co-sponsors, released new bipartisan legislation to stop bankers from making money when their banks fail, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.
FTC Cracks Down on Amazon For Abusing Consumers’ Most Sensitive Data
May 31, 2023 — In response to news that Amazon has agreed to pay $25 million to settle two separate claims by the FTC related to its lax Ring Camera data security practices and its violation of COPPA rules governing the collection and use of minors’ personal information, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.
Economic Liberties Applauds California Senate Vote to Rein in Ticket Industry Monopolies
May 31, 2023 — The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to the unanimous passage of SB 829 in the California Senate, a bill that bans exclusivity clauses in the live events ticketing industry.
Advocates Urge Biden Administration to Support and Enforce Comprehensive Ban on Non-Compete Agreements
May 30, 2023 — Eleven influential and cross-industry advocacy groups, led by the American Economic Liberties Project, today wrote to urge the White House Competition Council to direct federal agencies to use their relevant authority to support and enforce the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed ban on non-compete agreements where the FTC may not have jurisdiction.
Economic Liberties Launches New Tracker Exposing WSJ’s Unhealthy Obsession With Chair Lina Khan
May 23, 2023 — The American Economic Liberties Project today released a new tool, “The Wall Street Grumble,” that documents the Wall Street Journal’s ongoing obsession with Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan by cataloguing the 63 editorials, opinion pieces, and letters to the editor that criticizes Lina Khan, by name, since she took office in June 2021.