Why HHS Can't Keep Cutting Corners As It Attempts To Undo Non-Discrimination Protections

3/30/20  //  In-Depth Analysis

HHS has recently tried to essentially repeal an important rule that prevents the Department from discriminating across its many programs. But, as contributor Harper Jean Tobin explains, its rule making is both substantively and procedurally illegal.

Harper Jean Tobin

National Center for Transgender Equality

Versus Trump: Two Guns Cases, And More

12/5/19  //  Uncategorized

First, real talk: yes, Versus Trump really did get a shoutout at the impeachment hearings on Wednesday! More on that next week. But on this week’s Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie discuss two guns cases. Listen now!

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

Versus Trump: Versus DeVos 2.0

9/5/19  //  In-Depth Analysis

This week on Versus Trump, Jason discusses the continuing illegal intransigence of the Department of Education, with Eileen Connor and Toby Merrill of Harvard's Project on Predatory Student Lending. Listen now!

Versus Trump: Healthcare Update (With Guest Greer Donley)

4/11/19  //  In-Depth Analysis

This week on Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie talk with special guest Greer Donley, a law professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Law, to talk about the latest developments in litigation related to Obamacare, including the stunning DOJ reversal in Texas, and recent decisions prohibiting states from adding work requirements to Medicaid. Listen now!

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

Reforming Antitrust Law

1/7/19  //  Latest Developments

Here's how Congress can address America's monopoly problem

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Principles for Antitrust Legislation in the 116th Congress

1/5/19  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Marshall Steinbaum: It’s time for Congress to re-take control over antitrust and stop letting right-wing judges and cowed enforcers set the agenda

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The U.S. Needs Conglomerate Merger Legislation       

1/1/19  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Robert H. Lande: To preserve competitive markets, Congress should block mergers between our largest companies.

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Antitrust/Pro-Worker

12/31/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Organized labor plays a vital role in balancing corporate power—but antitrust law has historically inhibited workers’ collective action. That must change.

Charlotte Garden

Seattle University School of Law

Welcome Back to the Fight

12/24/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Waller Spencer: In reforming antitrust law, Congress must focus on the big picture, not the minutiae. Here's how it can do so.

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Antitrust Ideas: Bring Back Investigations  

12/21/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

In the early 20th century, the FTC investigated whole sectors of the economy to identify abuses of power. It should do so again.

Ganesh Sitaraman

Vanderbilt Law School

Cooperation for the 99%

12/20/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

The FTC and DOJ have welcomed corporate consolidation and monopolization, but targeted workers and small proprietors who organize

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How to Fix America's Monopoly Problem

12/18/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Four key steps to creating an antitrust regime that redresses the current market power crisis and prevents its recurrence

Lina Khan

Open Markets Institute & Columbia Law School

Proving that Mick Mulvaney Compromised CFPB Enforcement

12/6/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Mark Totten: A quick dive into the data shows Mulvaney has curbed enforcement and, as a result, compromised the agency’s mission.

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Versus Trump: Trump Versus Facebook

8/23/18  //  Commentary

On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie talk about an unusual and surprising case where the Trump Administration has filed a brief in support of fair housing advocates who have sued Facebook for its part in enabling discriminatory advertising. Listen now!

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

Versus Trump: The Fiduciary Rule Comes And Goes

5/24/18  //  Commentary

On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Easha, Charlie, and Jason discuss the Fifth Circuit's recent decision striking down the so-called "Fiduciary Rule" that would have required those who sell retirement investment products in 401(k) plans to act in the best interests of their clients. Listen now!

Easha Anand

San Francisco

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps