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Farmers Speak Out About Meatpacker Mistreatment, Call on USDA for Stronger Protections

This week, livestock farmers and advocacy groups from across the country flew to Capitol Hill to share stories of exploitation by large meatpackers and call for greater farmer protections. At issue is a pending rule by the USDA that will clarify farmers’ grounds to sue meatpackers for retaliation, discrimination, and other abusive practices.

July 19, 2019  |  by Open Markets
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Open Markets Institute, Public Citizen, Demand Progress Education Fund, and Revolving Door Project Send Open Letter Demanding Libra Partners “Walk Away”

On the heels of Open Markets publicly demanding Libra’s launch partners “walk away” from the project, OMI, Public Citizen, Demand Progress Education Fund, and Revolving Door Project sent a joint letter to all 27 partners. 

July 18, 2019  |  by Open Markets
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Open Markets: “Libra’s Twenty-Seven Launch Partners Should Walk Away”

In the wake of this morning’s Senate Banking Committee hearing on Facebook’s plan to launch Libra, a new global cryptocurrency, the Open Markets Institute is calling for Libra’s 27 consortium partners to withdraw from the project.

July 16, 2019  |  by Open Markets
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Open Markets Submits Brief to Congress on Facebook Libra Currency Risks, Calls on Congress to Block Libra

The Open Markets Institute has submitted a report to Congress in advance of tomorrow’s Senate Banking Committee hearing on Facebook’s plans to launch Libra, a global digital currency.

July 15, 2019  |  by Open Markets
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FTC’s $5 Billion Facebook Fine “Woefully Insufficient”; The Rule of Law Is In the Hands of State Attorneys General like D.C.’s Karl A. Racine

This settlement is a capstone on the FTC’s record of failing to police America’s markets and privacy abuses. Congress should no longer tolerate the FTC’s failures as an enforcer, which have led to its crisis of legitimacy. 

July 12, 2019  |  by Open Markets

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