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A Fair Deal for Farmers

Through an analysis of two agricultural markets, this report illuminates the concerning trend of corporate consolidation in agriculture—and the damaging impact this trend has on independent family farms.

REPORT

Forced Arbitration: What You Need To Know

Forced arbitration agreements make it harder for workers and consumers to challenge predatory practices, wage theft, and discrimination.

VIDEO

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Toward a Robust Competition Policy

Entry barriers in many sectors—especially in communications services, health care, and information technology—have created an environment in which firms can earn profits well above competitive levels.

REPORT

Fact Sheet: Toward a Robust Competition Policy

The rise of firms earning monopolistic returns calls for new policy measures to reduce barriers to entry and increase competition.

FACT SHEET

‘It’s a New Day’: In Conversation With Chairwoman Maxine Waters

This week, Rep. Maxine Waters discusses her top priorities in her new role as chairwoman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee—and how she plans to hold the Trump administration accountable.

PODCAST

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Hollowing Out the Volcker Rule

Regulators’ proposal to weaken the Volcker Rule would expand loopholes, narrow definitions, give banks leeway to govern themselves, and introduce more risk into the banking sector.

ISSUE BRIEF