American Economic Liberties Project

The American Economic Liberties Project launched in February 2020 to help translate the intellectual victories of the anti-monopoly movement into momentum towards concrete, wide-ranging policy changes that begin to address today’s crisis of concentrated economic power.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Prop 22 Is an Egregious Display of Corporate Power
The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to the passage of Proposition 22, a California ballot initiative backed by dominant rideshare and food delivery apps that absolves the companies of any responsibility to their workers and writes into California...
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Monday, September 14, 2020
New York Senate Attacks the American Monopoly Crisis
The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to a hearing by New York State Senate’s Standing Committee on Consumer Protection’s about necessary updates to New York’s antitrust laws. “The Twenty-First Century Antitrust Act, sponsored by Sen. Michael Gianaris...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Economic Liberties Releases Big Tech Abuse & Merger Trackers
On Tuesday, ahead of Wednesday’s House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing with Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google CEOs, the American Economic Liberties Project released two essential resources: a Big Tech Abuse Tracker and a Big Tech Merger Tracker. From promoting...
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Thursday, July 23, 2020
30+ Groups Urge Congress to Expand Coronavirus Relief for People, Not Corporations
With CARES Act unemployment benefits and other humanitarian relief programs set to expire next week, 33 progressive organizations sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, urging them to incorporate the Paycheck Recovery Act and the Pandemic Anti-Monopoly...
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Seven Groups Urge Chairman Neal to End Surprise Medical Billing
As thousands of Americans find themselves facing COVID-19-related hospital bills, seven organizations sent a letter to Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA) urging him to address the injustice of surprise medical billing. As Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Neal has the power to quickly...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020
Trump’s Executive Order on Section 230 Is Just a Distraction
The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump will be issuing an executive order regarding Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act: “Trump's executive order on social media is a silly distraction from a serious debate,”...
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