CEI Weekly: Giving Thanks to Capitalism

Friday, November 25, 2011

 

 

 

Feature: Fred Smith reminds us why we should be thankful for capitalism this Thanksgiving.

FEATURED STORY: Giving Thanks to Capitalism

 

Happy Thanksgiving! To celebrate the holiday, CEI President Fred L. Smith has devoted this week's episode of his vodcast to explaining why we should all be thankful for the free market. Watch here.

 

 

SHAPING THE DEBATE

 

Leaders With Ginni Thomas: Fred Smith

The Daily Caller's feature on Fred Smith (with video)

 

New Trove of Stolen Climategate Emails is Released

Myron Ebell's citation in The New York Times

 

Climate Scientists Scoff at Stolen Emails

Myron Ebell's citation in Politico

 

Global Warming We Can All Cheer

Matt Patterson's op-ed in The New York Post

 

Alternative Energy's Alternate Reality

Bill Frezza's column in Forbes

 

Why SOPA Threatens the DMCA Safe Harbor

Ryan Radia's op-ed on Technology Liberation Front

 

Obamacare Sequesters Your Flex Account

John Berlau's op-ed in The American Spectator

 

The EU Just Repudiated Itself and Nobody Noticed

Iain Murray's op-ed in The Washington Examiner

 

Washington Offers Lessons for Michigan Alcohol Law Reform

Michelle Minton's op-ed in Michigan Capitol Confidential

 

Senator Chu's Green Energy Race Blather

Marlo Lewis' op-ed on PJ Media

 

Driving a Bad Bargain on GM Bailout

John Berlau's citation in The Orange County Register

 

Gates Tells Jury Microsoft's No Bully

Ryan Radia's citation in E-Commerce Times

 

                     

 

 

CEI PODCAST

 

November 23, 2011 -- The Most Expensive Regulation of All Time?

 

What is the single most expensive regulation of all time? Energy Policy Analyst William Yeatman has one candidate: the EPA’s proposal to regulate mercury emissions from coal-powered plants. If it passes, the regulation would cost at least ten billion dollars per year to benefit a very small group of people: pregnant women who have subsistence-level income, and eat mostly large fish caught in inland freshwater bodies.