CEI Today: Cyprus & European woes, legal immigration, and Human Achievement Hour

CYBRUS BAIL-IN - IAIN MURRAY

Openmarket.org:
What Cyprus (Initially) Got Right — Remembering The 2008 WaMu Capital “Run”

There is no shortage of criticisms that I could levy either on Cyprus and the EU’s slapdash approach, which now looks like it will be rejected by the Cyprus parliament. The biggest being that the failing financial institutions should have been put through a bankruptcy system rather propped up — whether through this levy or general taxation. Having said that, the initial Cyprus approach could have been much worse, and what comes next may be much more likely to spread contagion. > Read more

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TODAY!

IMMIGRATION EVENT

March 20 Hill Briefing: Getting Legal Immigration Right

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Rayburn Office Building, Room 2456

The immigration debate in Washington needs to move past the current illegal immigration problem to the future. If Congress is to seriously consider comprehensive immigration reform, it must address America’s broken legal immigration system. The system is beset by arbitrary restrictions, time constraints, and quotas.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

CELEBRATE EARTH HOUR


HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT HOUR!


On Saturday, March 23 at 8:30pm (local time), some people, businesses and governments around the world will choose to sit in the dark for one hour as a symbolic gesture to take action against climate change. Celebrate  Human Achievement Hour, instead - lights ON!


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