CEI Weekly: CEI Introduces Warren Brookes Fellow of 2011-12: Matt Patterson

Friday, September 30, 2011



Feature: The 2011-12 Warren Brookes Journalism Fellowship---named for syndicated columnist Warren T. Brookes, pictured above---has been awarded to Matt Patterson.

FEATURED STORY: CEI Introduces Warren Brookes Fellow of 2011-12: Matt Patterson


Matt Patterson, editor of Capital Research Center's Labor Watch and author of Union of Hearts: The Abraham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge Story, has been named the new Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellow. Read more about the fellowship here.  





Present Day Prohibition
Michelle Minton's article for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy


How the U.S.'s Climate of Opinion Changed

Myron Ebell's op-ed in Standpoint


Breathless: FDA Bans Asthma Medication

Chris Horner's op-ed on BigGovernment


Shine a Light on Solyndra Dealings

Myron Ebell's citation in The Orange County Register


Freedom to Move

Marc Scribner's interview in DC Velocity


Coble Gets Praise from Competitive Enterprise Institute

CEI's citation in The Salisbury Post 







September 29, 2011: The End of Free Debit Cards


Every time you use your debit card, the merchant has to pay a fee to the company that issued your card, usually about 1 percent of the purchase price. On October 1, that price will be capped by law to 21 cents. John Berlau, Director of CEI’s Center for Investors and Entrepreneurs, explains the unintended consequences that will hurt consumers, merchants, and banks alike. John has written on interchange fees for The Wall Street JournalInvestor’s Business DailyThe American Spectator, and other outlets.