February 3, 2021 — As the Biden administration and Congress consider policy responses to the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, Economic Liberties released “How To Prevent the Next Social Media-Driven Attack On Democracy—and Avoid a Big Tech Censorship Regime,” a new policy brief that explains why confronting the gatekeeping power and corrupt profit motive of social media platforms is key to addressing online extremism.
January 30, 2021 — Economic Liberties’ Research Director Matt Stoller joined NPR’s 1A to discuss how financial institutions with risky business models take advantage of financial crises and encourage market manipulation and fraud.
January 27, 2021 — Economic Liberties, Public Citizen and 22 other groups sent a letter to U.S. Sens. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), urging the committee to reject Big Tech executives, lobbyists, lawyers, and consultants who are nominated for senior antitrust enforcement roles in the Biden administration.
January 26, 2021 —In an interview with the New York Times, Economic Liberties’ Executive Director Sarah Miller discussed the House Antitrust Subcommittee’s digital markets report and offered insight into what comes next for Congress and Big Tech.
ProMarket: Pentagon Report Points to Two Major Risks to National Security: Consolidation and Shareholder Capitalism
January 25, 2021 — ProMarket cited writing by Economic Liberties’ Matt Stoller and Lucas Kunce about the corrosive effect that the offshoring of critical industrial capabilities, together with a financial industry that created strong incentives for consolidation, have had on America’s national security.