ILSR Research Cited in Congressional Antitrust Hearing

Date: 30 Jul 2020 | posted in: agriculture, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On July 29, 2020, the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee held a hearing investigating monopoly power in online platforms, featuring testimony from the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.

During the hearing, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon referenced findings in ILSR’s “Amazon’s Monopoly Tollbooth” report to interrogate Jeff Bezos about how Amazon is extracting increasingly more from small businesses.

Watch the clip below: 

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Jessica Del Fiacco is the Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s Communications Manager. She works closely with all of our initiatives to build community power and combat monopolies, and she runs ILSR’s social media networks on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Jessica also produces the Institute’s Building Local Power podcast. Contact Jessica for media inquiries.