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  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
November 15, 2022 at 4:15 PM

TONIGHT: “Thinking Big” with Chris Leonard

Join us for our latest installment of “Thinking Big” tonight, November 15 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Chris Leonard for a discussion about how decision-making at the Federal Reserve has accelerated income inequality and put our country's economic stability at risk. “Thinking Big” with Chris LeonardToni…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
November 9, 2022 at 4:30 PM

Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Chris Leonard

Join us for our latest installment of “Thinking Big” on Tuesday, November 15 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Chris Leonard for a discussion about how decision-making at the Federal Reserve has accelerated income inequality and put our country's economic stability at risk. “Thinking Big” with Chris LeonardT…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
October 27, 2022 at 3:01 PM

TONIGHT: Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Rana Foroohar

Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion tonight, October 27 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Rana Foroohar for a conversation on global resiliency, prosperity, and democracy. “Thinking Big” with Rana ForooharToday, October 27, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT “Globalization as we’ve known it for the last ha…
  Sarah Miller, American Economic Liberties Project · [email protected]
October 26, 2022 at 7:36 PM

MUST-WATCH TV: President Biden, Director Chopra, and Chair Khan Crack Down on Hidden Fees

President Biden, Director Chopra, and Chair Khan Crack Down on Hidden Fees “We’re putting real money back in the pockets of American families. It's good for them and good for businesses that follow the law."  With the cost of living top of mind, President Biden today joined antimonopoly champions…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
October 21, 2022 at 2:15 PM

REMINDER: Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Rana Foroohar

Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion next Thursday, October 27 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Rana Foroohar for a conversation on global resiliency, prosperity, and democracy. “Thinking Big” with Rana ForooharThursday, October 27, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT “Globalization as we’ve known it for th…
  Sarah Miller, American Economic Liberties Project · [email protected]
October 19, 2022 at 3:31 PM

#BreakUpTicketmaster

#BreakUpTicketmaster  Live Nation and Ticketmaster merged in 2010, and now own more than 70% of the primary ticketing and live event venues market. They use this power to jack up ticket prices, sneak in junk fees, and screw over artists, independent venues, and fans. Simply put, Live Nation-Ticket…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
October 13, 2022 at 7:46 PM

Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Rana Foroohar

Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion on Thursday, October 27 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Rana Foroohar for a conversation on global resiliency, prosperity, and democracy. “Thinking Big” with Rana ForooharThursday, October 27, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT “Globalization as we’ve known it for the …
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
October 4, 2022 at 4:04 PM

You’re Invited: Big Tech’s “Digital Trade” Attack w/ Rep. Ro Khanna and Teamsters’ Pres. Sean O’Brien

On October 6 at 2:00 p.m. ET, join Rethink Trade for a town hall discussion with Rep. Ro Khanna, Teamsters General President Sean O'Brien, and Rethink Trade Director Lori Wallach.  Town Hall with Rep. Ro Khanna, Teamsters' Sean O'Brien, and Rethink Trade's Lori Wallach on Creating a Worker-Centered…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
September 27, 2022 at 7:04 PM

The President Cracks Down on Junk Fees, the FTC Takes on Power Buyers, a New Coalition to End Airline Greed, and More!

FEATURED: The President Cracks Down on Junk Fees CFPB Director Rohit Chopra and FTC Chair Lina Khan have made abolishing junk fees — which cost families tens of billions of dollars a year — a core part of their agencies’ priorities. Now, as a way to tackle inflation, the President has tasked his e…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
September 21, 2022 at 3:00 PM

REMINDER: “Thinking Big” with Kathryn Judge

What happens when power shifts from producers and consumers to the middlemen that connect them? Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion next Tuesday, September 27 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Kathryn Judge to learn more. “Thinking Big” with Kathryn JudgeTuesday, September 27, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 …
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
September 16, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Kathryn Judge

What happens when power shifts from producers and consumers to the middlemen that connect them? Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion on Tuesday, September 27 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Kathryn Judge to learn more. “Thinking Big” with Kathryn JudgeTuesday, September 27, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
September 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM

The Anti-Monopoly Fight Will Be in the States

On September 13-15 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project for a series of workshops where we’ll hear from the elected champions on the frontlines of this movement. State and Local Workshops: Tools to Fight Corporate Power — and Win Featuring Minnesota AG Keith Ellison, Ill…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
September 6, 2022 at 4:01 PM

REMINDER: State & Local Workshops: Tools to Fight Corporate Power — and Win

On September 13-15 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project for a series of workshops where we’ll hear from the elected champions on the frontlines of this movement. State and Local Workshops: Tools to Fight Corporate Power — and Win Featuring Minnesota AG Keith Ellison, Ill…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
August 30, 2022 at 2:31 PM

JOIN US. State & Local Workshops: Tools to Fight Corporate Power — and Win

On September 13-15 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project for a series of workshops where we’ll hear from the elected champions on the frontlines of this movement. State and Local Workshops: Tools to Fight Corporate Power — and Win Featuring Minnesota AG Keith Ellison and I…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
August 24, 2022 at 2:31 PM

NEW REPORT: Turning the Tide on Corporate Mergers

Why Merger Policy Matters On the heels of a historic post-pandemic merger wave, and a recent joint Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice merger guideline rewriting initiative, we’re excited to release a new report: “Why Merger Policy Matters.”   The latest part of an Economic Liberti…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
August 16, 2022 at 3:00 PM

TONIGHT: Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Brandi Collins-Dexter

Why do Black voters and the modern day Democratic Party have such a fragile relationship? Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion tonight at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Brandi Collins-Dexter to learn more. “Thinking Big” with Brandi Collins-DexterToday, August 16, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT RSVP W…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
August 9, 2022 at 3:00 PM

REMINDER: Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Brandi Collins-Dexter

Why do Black voters and the modern day Democratic Party have such a fragile relationship? Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion next Tuesday, August 16 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Brandi Collins-Dexter to learn more. “Thinking Big” with Brandi Collins-DexterTuesday, August 16, 8:00 PM ET / 5…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
August 2, 2022 at 7:30 PM

Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Brandi Collins-Dexter

Why do Black voters and the modern day Democratic Party have such a fragile relationship? Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion on Tuesday, August 16 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Brandi Collins-Dexter to learn more. “Thinking Big” with Brandi Collins-DexterTuesday, August 16, 8:00 PM ET / 5:0…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
July 28, 2022 at 2:00 PM

TODAY: Ban Secret Deals: How to Take On the Economic Development Subsidy Machine

Today, July 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project, New York Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris and other state and community leaders for an important conversation and workshop about the harms of secret deals and why states must ban them to protect workers, con…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
July 21, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Reminder: Economic Liberties Invites You to Ban Secret Deals: How to Take On the Economic Development Subsidy Machine

Next Thursday, July 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project, New York Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris and other state and community leaders for an important conversation and workshop about the harms of secret deals and why states must ban them to protect work…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
July 19, 2022 at 6:05 PM

TONIGHT: Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Elizabeth Popp Berman

Why has it been so hard for progressive policies to take root in Washington? Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion tonight at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Elizabeth Popp Berman to learn more. “Thinking Big” with Elizabeth Popp BermanTonight, July 19, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT Why has it been so ha…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
July 14, 2022 at 4:15 PM

Economic Liberties Invites You to Ban Secret Deals: How to Take On the Economic Development Subsidy Machine

On Thursday, July 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project, New York Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris and other state and community leaders for an important conversation and workshop about the harms of secret deals and why states must ban them to protect worker…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
July 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Reminder: Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Elizabeth Popp Berman Next Week

Why has it been so hard for progressive policies to take root in Washington? Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion next Tuesday, July 19 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Elizabeth Popp Berman to learn more.“Thinking Big” with Elizabeth Popp BermanTuesday, July 19, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT Why has …
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
July 6, 2022 at 4:45 PM

Join Us for “Thinking Big” with Elizabeth Popp Berman

Why has it been so hard for progressive policies to take root in Washington? Join us for our latest “Thinking Big” discussion on Tuesday, July 19 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Elizabeth Popp Berman to learn more.“Thinking Big” with Elizabeth Popp BermanTuesday, July 19, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT Why has it…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 5:30 PM

TOMORROW: Economic Liberties and NCPA Invite You To How PBMs Impact Communities and Patients w/ Sen. Sherrod Brown, Rep. Buddy Carter & FTC Chair Lina Khan

Tomorrow, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project, the National Community Pharmacists Association, Senator Sherrod Brown, and FTC Chair Lina Khan for a conversation with pharmacists, doctors, and patients, to discuss how the FTC’s recently-started study of PBMs is a li…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
June 20, 2022 at 6:00 PM

TOMORROW: Economic Liberties’ New Monthly Author Conversation Series “Thinking Big”

Join us as we kick off our new, interactive “Thinking Big” series kicks off virtually on Tuesday, June 21 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Peter GoodmanJoin Us for Our “Thinking Big” Kick Off Talk with NYT’s Peter GoodmanTuesday, June 21, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT At a moment of acute political, economic, and…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
June 14, 2022 at 6:45 PM

Economic Liberties and NCPA Invite You To How PBMs Impact Communities and Patients w/ Sen. Sherrod Brown, Rep. Buddy Carter & FTC Chair Lina Khan

On Wednesday, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the American Economic Liberties Project, the National Community Pharmacists Association, Senator Sherrod Brown, and FTC Chair Lina Khan for a conversation with pharmacists, doctors, and patients, to discuss how the FTC’s recently-started study of PBMs is …
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
June 13, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Join Us for Economic Liberties’ New Monthly Author Conversation Series “Thinking Big”

Join us as we kick off our new, interactive “Thinking Big” series kicks off virtually on Tuesday, June 21 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT with Peter GoodmanJoin Us for Our “Thinking Big” Kick Off Talk with NYT’s Peter GoodmanTuesday, June 21, 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT At a moment of acute political, economic, and…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
May 23, 2022 at 9:30 PM

Baby Formula Crisis Teaches a Hard Lesson About Corporate Power, Private Equity Lands in Hot Water, A Bipartisan Bid to Break Up Big Tech Emerges, and More

FEATURED: At the Expense of America’s Infants, a Hard Lesson About Corporate Power The Consequences of Corporate Power Sink In. Health care conglomerate Abbott Nutrition’s market power in infant formula production — and the fragility, negligence, and regulatory capture that sits alongside it — has…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
May 2, 2022 at 7:31 PM

RIP the Consumer Welfare Standard, Democratizing Antitrust in Action, New Model Legislation to Fight Rising Prices, a new Netflix documentary, and More

FEATURED: Antitrust Reborn at the University of Chicago’s Marquee Convening Photo credit: 2022 Anne Ryan Last month at the University of Chicago’s Stigler Center, Economic Liberties’ Executive Director Sarah Miller and Research Director Matt Stoller joined FTC Chair Lina Khan, DOJ AAG Jonathan Kan…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
April 28, 2022 at 6:33 PM

New Report: “Stakeholder Capitalism’s Next Frontier: Pro- or Anti-Monopoly?”

A new report co-authored by Economic Liberties’ Denise Hearn and the Balanced Economy Project’s Michelle Meagher examines the growing stakeholder capitalism movement and argues that its failure to consider concentrated corporate power is undermining its objectives. New Report: “Stakeholder Capital…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
April 11, 2022 at 8:00 PM

How You Can Help Address Our Monopoly Crisis

When firms turn into mega-monopolies, wages go down, there's less innovation, customer service gets worse, and there are fewer and fewer small businesses. Fortunately, the government is interested in ending the wave of mergers that is causing so much harm. And you can help!Hi Friend, One of the most…
  American Economic Liberties Project · [email protected]
March 31, 2022 at 3:47 PM

Announcing "Ban Secret Deals," a campaign to end the use of non-disclosure agreements in economic development deals.

Together with a coalition of national and state-based policy and advocacy groups from across the political spectrum, we’re launching Ban Secret Deals, a campaign to end the use of nondisclosure agreements in economic development deals. Announcing "Ban Secret Deals"Nondisclosure agreements are shie…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
March 24, 2022 at 3:05 PM

Join Sen. Klobuchar & Bharat Ramamurti for "Level the Playing Field: How an Antimonopoly Agenda Supports Small Business"

Join the American Economic Liberties Project and Small Business Majority for a special event featuring Senator Klobuchar, National Economic Council Deputy Director Bharat Ramamurti and small business owners from around the country for an interactive discussion about the importance of creating access…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
March 8, 2022 at 6:30 PM

This Thursday - You’re Invited: How to Fix the Supply Chain w/ Senator Baldwin

Join The American Economic Liberties Project, Groundwork Collaborative and The American Prospect to hear about how the policy choices we made over the last 50 years left us with a brittle and broken supply chain that has resulted in small businesses falling through the cracks.Supply Chain Fragility…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
March 1, 2022 at 2:45 PM

You’re Invited: How to Fix the Supply Chain w/ Senator Baldwin

Join The American Economic Liberties Project, Groundwork Collaborative and The American Prospect to hear about how the policy choices we made over the last 50 years left us with a brittle and broken supply chain that has resulted in small businesses falling through the cracks.Supply Chain Fragility…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
February 17, 2022 at 10:34 PM

"We're Not Going to Back Down": Leading the Fight on Inflation, the Merger Frenzy, and More

FEATURED: Monopolies Flex Their Pricing Power Photo credit: iStock; Rebecca Zisser/Insider “These companies are going to be able to maintain their pricing power.” As industry analysts say the quiet part out loud on cable news, we’re helping connect the dots between systemic corporate concentration…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
January 31, 2022 at 9:47 PM

You're Invited: Taking on Big Pharma Monopolies to End the Pandemic feat. U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Jan Schakowsky, Doctors Without Borders, and Partners in Health

Join the American Economic Liberties Project's Lori Wallach and a panel of experts on February 2nd at 12 pm ET to discuss why we must take action now to break Big Pharma’s monopoly control of COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostic tests, and treatments. …
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
December 20, 2021 at 4:30 PM

Wrapping up 2021 with the Growing Antimonopoly Movement at Home and Abroad

DOUBLE FEATURE: The Growing Antimonopoly Movement at Home and Abroad   Photo credit: Image by Christine Roy licensed via Unsplash With Big Pharma blocking patent waivers for coronavirus vaccines, Big Tech und…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
November 29, 2021 at 7:16 PM

This Thursday: RSVP for Economic Liberties’ Town Hall with the White House National Economic Council

On Thursday, December 2nd, join the American Economic Liberties Project for a virtual town hall event featuring White House National Economic Council Director Brian Deese, National Economic Council Deputy Director Bharat Ramamurti, and Special Assistant to the President for Technology an…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]s.us
November 22, 2021 at 4:01 PM

You’re Invited: Economic Liberties’ Town Hall with the White House National Economic Council

On Thursday, December 2nd, join the American Economic Liberties Project for a live town hall event featuring White House National Economic Council Director Brian Deese, National Economic Council Deputy Director Bharat Ramamurti, and Special Assistant to the President for Technology and C…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
November 9, 2021 at 4:02 PM

Why You Can’t Find COVID Tests, D.C. AG Karl Racine and NY State Senator Gianaris, Mergers and Layoffs, and More

FEATURED: Why Are At Home COVID-19 Tests Scarce and Expensive?    Photo credit: Liam Eisenberg, special to ProPublica A few months ago, we began wondering why at-home COVID-19 tests were scarce and expensive …
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
November 1, 2021 at 1:17 PM

TODAY: Beefing Up Antitrust Enforcement: How to Revitalize American Agriculture feat. AG Keith Ellison and USDA Senior Advisor Andy Green

Join the American Economic Liberties Project and the National Farmers Union today at 12 pm ET to discuss how we got here, why we must act now, and what concrete steps we can take to revive competition in American agriculture. Beefing Up Antitrus…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
October 29, 2021 at 6:02 PM

Criminal Investigations Of Mark Zuckeberg, Sheryl Sandberg and Facebook Are Necessary

We're arguing that Facebook's longstanding track record of unethical and potentially illegal behavior deserves criminal sanction. And that no one, no matter how powerful, is above the law. Dear Friend,   As Bloomberg reported today, Economic Lib…
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
October 27, 2021 at 9:19 PM

You're Invited - Building Local Power to Confront Corporate Dominance: Lessons from State and City Leaders

Join the American Economic Liberties Project, New York State Senator Michael Gianaris, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, and other state and local leaders to discuss the fight to challenge corporate power at the state and local level. Building …
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
October 21, 2021 at 6:33 PM

You're Invited: Beefing Up Antitrust Enforcement: How to Revitalize American Agriculture feat. AG Keith Ellison and USDA Senior Advisor Andy Green

Join the American Economic Liberties Project and the National Farmers Union on November 1 at 12 pm ET to discuss how we got here, why we must act now, and what concrete steps we can take to revive competition in American agriculture. Beefing Up …
  Sarah Miller, Executive Director of Economic Liberties · [email protected]
August 26, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Economic Liberties’ Latest: Understanding How Monopolies Hurt Democracy, the Lina Khan Effect, and More!

Concentrated markets are not only bad for consumers, bad for workers, and bad for innovation. They are bad for our democracy.  NEW RESEARCH ALERT - “Democracy for Sale: Examining the Effects of Concentration on Lobbying in the United States” …
  American Economic Liberties Project · [email protected]
July 9, 2021 at 4:36 PM

Today at 1:30pm ET - President Biden Launches a Whole-of-Government Effort to Tackle Monopolies

At 1:30pm ET today, President Biden will announce a new Executive Order to address concentrated corporate power and encourage fair competition across the economy.   Hi Friend,   At 1:30pm ET today, President Biden will announce a new Executive O…
  American Economic Liberties Project · [email protected]
June 14, 2021 at 6:15 PM

Announcing "Access to Markets," an Initiative Bringing Together Startups, Businesses, and Investors to Fight for Fairer Markets

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new initiative, “Access to Markets," to build and support a community of engaged entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, and advocates. Announcing "Access to Markets" Bringing Together Startups, B…
  Freedom from Facebook and Google · [email protected]
May 27, 2021 at 2:30 PM

TODAY: Sen. Elizabeth Warren & Rep. Mondaire Jones join Freedom from Facebook and Google Campaign Event

Join Freedom from Facebook and Google, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Congressman Mondaire Jones for the next phase of the campaign. Today at 2:30pm ET WATCH HERE Facebook and Google are two of the world's most dangerous monopolies. Their toxic business mo…