CEI Today: Too Big to Fail, social cost of carbon, and income inequality

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
In the News Today

YELLEN + TOO BIG TO FAIL - BILL FREZZA

Forbes: Janet Yellen To Too-Big-To-Fail Banks: Party On!

As America’s great money printer prepares to hand over the reins to a presumptive successor determined to continue down the same Keynesian path, one has to wonder: How much longer can the Federal Reserve maintain the fiction that it is “managing” the nation’s inflation and unemployment rates? > Read more

 

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SOCIAL COST OF CARBON - MARLO LEWIS

Globalwarming.org: How to Make Low-Cost Power Look Unaffordable

 

Talk about absurd results! Due to their high-cost, low energy density, intermittency and unreliability, wind and solar power are not up the task of powering a modern economy, and nobody knows whether future technological advances will fundamentally change that reality.


Regulations or taxes handicapping coal- and gas-fired generation and forcing ever greater reliance on renewables could severely damage the economy, regardless of how “efficient” the policy appears to be based on SCC hocus pocus. The social cost of carbon has become a serious menace to society. > Read more


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REGULATION & INCOME INEQUALITY - HANS BADER

Openmarket.org: A More Unequal America

Inequality grows hand-in-hand with the growth of the regulatory state. The proliferation of regulations increases economic inequality, since powerful people and politically connected companies know how to shape and manipulate the regulatory process to harm their rivals and enrich themselves at the expense of the public. > Read more


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CEI President Lawson Bader

Setting the record straight on liberty

I, Pencil is the “biography” of a simple wooden pencil, but it is more than that. It is a guide to the great global symphony of human labor and ingenuity that goes into a single pencil’s production. > Read more

 

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