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For Immediate Release

Press Release

Economic Liberties Statement on Lina Khan’s Confirmation to the FTC

WASHINGTON -

The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to Lina Khan’s confirmation as Commissioner of Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

“President Biden’s choice to nominate Lina Khan demonstrated that Democrats understand the imperative of turning the page on a failed era of antitrust enforcement, and her bipartisan confirmation illustrates policymakers’ hearty appetite to rein in Big Tech,” said Sarah Miller, Executive Director of the American Economic Liberties Project. “Her presence on the FTC marks the beginning of the end of an era of lawlessness for powerful corporations that they’ve enjoyed at the expense of workers, smaller businesses, and democracy.”

Learn more about Economic Liberties here.

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The American Economic Liberties Project works to ensure America’s system of commerce is structured to advance, rather than undermine, economic liberty, fair commerce, and a secure, inclusive democracy. Economic Liberties believes true economic liberty means entrepreneurs and businesses large and small succeed on the merits of their ideas and hard work; commerce empowers consumers, workers, farmers, and engineers instead of subjecting them to discrimination and abuse from financiers and monopolists; foreign trade arrangements support domestic security and democracy; and wealth is broadly

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