CEI Weekly: CEI Challenges Big Labor Corruption at AFP Conference

Friday, November 11, 2011




Feature:  Vincent Vernuccio at AFP Conference: "Bring it, Jimmy Hoffa."

FEATURED STORY: CEI Challenges Big Labor Corruption at AFP Conference


Last week, several CEI policy analysts spoke at the Americans for Prosperity Foundation's Fifth Annual "Defending the American Dream Summit." CEI Labor Policy Counsel Vincent Vernuccio participated in the "Big Labor vs. Jobs and Freedom" event on Saturday, November 5. Watch the highlight reel of his appearance here or watch the full video of the event here.





Fred Weekly: Occupy Wall Street

Fred Smith's weekly vodcast


Making it Legal to Tweet for Investors

John Berlau's op-ed in The Wall Street Journal


Plastic Bag Bans Are Bad for the Environment

Angela Logomasini's new CEI Web Memo


Lawless Net Neutrality vs. the "Resolution of Disapproval"

Wayne Crews' column in Forbes


A Backdoor Tax on the Poor

Ryan Young's op-ed on The Hill's Congress Blog


Michigan's Keg-Tracking Won't Stop Underage Drinking

Michelle Minton's op-ed on Michigan Capitol Confidential


Why Obama Officials Had to Lie to Congress About Fuel Efficiency Standards

Marlo Lewis' op-ed on BigGovernment


Government Bureaucrats Can't Prevent Data Breaches

Ryan Radia and Luke Pelican's op-ed in The Daily Caller


Blame Transfer Day

John Berlau's op-ed in The American Spectator


A Stake in Financial Markers

Fred Smith's letter to the editor in The Washington Post


The Stop Online Privacy Act: Big Content's Full-on Assault Against the Safe Harbor

Ryan Radia's citation on ArsTechnica


The Politics of Campus Sexual Assault

Hans Bader's citation on RealClearPolitics


STB Decision Delaying Action on Rail Switching Leaves Shipper Group Hot Under Collar

Marc Scribner's citation on DC Velocity







November 10, 2011: Eminent Domain Abuse


Land-use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner explains why allowing the government to seize land from its owners and give it to developers is a bad idea. Voters in Mississippi agree; on Tuesday they overwhelmingly passed a ballot initiative that would place limits on eminent domain abuse. Marc discusses the pros and cons of Mississippi’s initiative and the prospects for reform in other states.