March 23, 2020 - On Sunday, Mitch McConnell put forward a large multi-trillion dollar bill to take advantage of the Coronavirus crisis. It was a grab-bag of pro-corporate, non-urgent priorities that do not belong in a direct response.
As Boeing grapples with the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and pleads with the Trump administration for a $60 billion bailout, the American Economic Liberties Project today released "Rescue Mission: Bailing Out Boeing and Rebuilding It to Thrive," a working paper authored by Economic Liberties’ Fellow Maureen Tkacik that describes Boeing’s decades of mismanagement and outlines the conditions regulators and legislators must impose on the company before providing any public assistance.
March 20, 2020 – Research Director Matt Stoller talked with US News about coronavirus bailouts and how the government ought to act to prevent an economic crisis.
March 19, 2020 - Economic Liberties released the following statement encouraging Congress to halt the Federal Trade Commission's automatic approval of mergers and acquisitions after a 30-day notification period expires.
March 15, 2020 – Policy Analyst Olivia Webb talked to The Hill about how new rules introduced by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will empower patients to better access their health data and care.