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Live Nation-Ticketmaster’s Record Earnings Come at the Expense of Fans, Artists, and Venue Owners

November 4, 2022 — Yesterday, Live Nation-Ticketmaster announced record-breaking earnings, reporting $12.3 billion in revenue so far in 2022 and outpacing its previous most profitable year (2019) by 43%. In response to this news, the Break Up Ticketmaster Coalition, a diverse group of artists, fan, independent venue, consumer, and policy advocates, released the following statement

Reuters: Kroger, Albertsons unions, antitrust experts urge FTC to block merger -letter

November 3, 2022 — In an exclusive piece, Reuters covered a letter from 26 organizations including Economic Liberties and seven UFCW local chapters, which calls on the FTC to block the Kroger-Albertsons merger.

State Attorneys General are Right to Fight Private Equity’s Kroger-Albertsons Scheme

November 2, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to a federal lawsuit filed by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine, which was joined by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and California Attorney General Rob Bonta, and a state lawsuit filed by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson that ask courts to stop Albertsons from paying a $4 billion special dividend to its shareholder — which are majority private equity firms — ahead of a proposed merger with Krogers.

POLITICO Morning Tech: Fight heats up over tech lobby effort to ‘hijack’ trade deals

November 2, 2022 — POLITICO Morning Tech exclusively covered the release of Rethink Trade's new report, “Digital Trade” Doublespeak: Big Tech’s Hijack of Trade Lingo to Attack Anti-Monopoly and Competition Policies,” which analyzed dozens of submissions to the U.S. government that reveal a pattern of Big Tech interests trying to use trade policy to undermine countries’ anti-monopoly initiatives.