The new guidelines will likely make it harder for large corporations to amass power by buying other companies and will over time shape how judges understand and apply the antitrust laws in their rulings.… Read More
In a statement, ILSR’s Co-director Stacy Mitchell responded to the New York Senate’s passage of the 21st Century Antitrust Act. “The New York Senate’s passage of the 21st Century Antitrust Act is a win for New York’s small businesses, working people, and communities. For too long, dominant corporations have been allowed to corner markets and rig the game in their own favor.”… Read More
A new report endorsed by state legislators highlights the urgency of the 21st Century Antitrust Act for New York small businesses.
As high inflation rages on, dominant corporations threaten the ability for New York small businesses to compete. Legislature can reverse this 40-year trend by passing the 21st Century Antitrust Act. … Read More
Alvaro Bedoya brings to the FTC deep expertise in the ways that monopolies in sectors like food, pharmacy, and tech are harming Americans and sapping the resiliency out of our economy and democracy.… Read More
The Biden Administration is poised to celebrate the nation’s largest telecommunications monopolies today even as these companies do the bare minimum for digital equity while undermining his administration’s broadband agenda.… Read More
To help demystify broadband and digital equity policy and give officials the grounding they need to undertake projects, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) will host a fast-paced, fun, and interactive virtual gathering on March 16th. … Read More
Four states lead the country in renewable energy policies: California, Massachusetts, New York, and Illinois. Created by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), the 2022 edition of the Community Power Scorecard grades each state on whether its energy policies give individuals, cities, and communities the choice to build clean energy wealth locally, rather than rely on incumbent utility companies.… Read More