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Testimony of Open Markets fellow Beth Baltzan to the House Ways & Means Committee on “Enforcement in the New NAFTA”

Date Published: May 22, 2019

Open Markets fellow Beth Baltzan testified as a witness to the House Ways & Means Committee on “Enforcement in the New NAFTA.” Her testimony, based in part on a piece she published in the Washington Monthly, pointed to the principles unratified Havana Charter as a solution to global trade. The charter “included rules that guaranteed workers’ rights, provided protections against destructive foreign investor behavior, and required trading nations to abide by anti-monopoly rules.”

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Open Markets Institute, Food & Water Watch, and the Organization for Competitive Markets Submit Letter to DOJ Opposing National Beef Acquisition of Iowa Premium

Date Published: May 14, 2019

The Open Markets Institute, Food & Water Watch, and the Organization for Competitive Markets submitted a letter to the Justice Department supporting a letter by The Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of America (“R-CALF USA”) on March 28, 2019, regarding the proposed acquisition of Iowa Premium, LLC, (“Iowa Premium”) by National Beef Packing Company, LLC (“National Beef”).

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