CEI Weekly: Taking Back Labor Day

Friday, September 7, 2012



Feature: Matt Patterson talks about the history and future of Labor Day.

FEATURE: Taking Back Labor Day


As Americans celebrated Labor Day this past Monday, CEI Senior Fellow Matt Patterson proposes we start using the holiday to honor individual workers, not organized labor. When we start celebrating the hard work of individuals, we may be able to successfully empower individual workers with the freedom to choose whether or not to belong to unions. Too often now, they don't have a choice. Read Matt's Fox News op-ed, Time for Workers to Take Back Labor Day, here.





Welfare Waivers Violate the Law

Hans Bader's letter to the editor in The Wall Street Journal


Wind Power Takes Precedence Over Protecting Endangered Cranes

Brian Seasholes' op-ed in The Houston Chronicle


Clinton's Deregulation vs. Obama's Uber-Regulation

John Berlau's op-ed on National Review


Rachel Carson's Deadly Fantasies

Henry I. Miller and Greg Conko's op-ed in Forbes


Why Liberals Should Love Low Taxes

Matt Patterson's op-ed in The Washington Examiner 


Polaroid, Kodak, Apple: No One Escapes the Winds of Creative Destruction

Bill Frezza's column in Forbes


How Did the U.S. Fall Behind Canada in Air Traffic Safety?

Marc Scribner's op-ed in The Washington Examiner


The Path to Job Creation Runs Through Regulatory Reform

Wayne Crews's citation in Forbes


Congress Looks at Sales Taxes for Online Purchases

Jessica Melugin's citation in Vindy


















September 6, 2012: Modernizing Air Traffic Control


America’s air traffic control system can be charitably described as an antique. Land-use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribnerdescribes some of the problems the FAA has encountered in its attempt to move from the vacuum tube to GPS, and suggests a better path to modernization.