CEI Weekly: Is Capitalism In Crisis?

April 5, 2013



Feature: Fred L. Smith discusses the state of capitalism today. 

FEATURE: Is Capitalism In Crisis?


This week, Fred L. Smith, Jr. participated in a debate on whether capitalism is in crisis, and if so, why.Fred defended capitalism, saying, "You don't blame the car because people have tilted the road." Watch the debate here.




Public Choice and Political Advocacy

Fred L. Smith's article in Cato Unbound


Matthew Melchiorre's op-ed in The EU Observer


Liberals (and Fiscal Conservatives) Should Oppose Road Socialism

Marc Scribner's op-ed in Townhall



When Steven Pearlstein Bases Capitalism, Is It Really Capitalism?

Fred L. Smith's op-ed in Forbes


Unions Attempt to Silence Elderly in Power Grab

Trey Kovacs's op-ed in VT Digger


Barack Obama's BRAIN Initiative vs. Bioengineered Gillls and One-Way Segways

Wayne Crews's column in Forbes


How the Government Could Save Move-and-Protect Workers

Trey Kovacs' op-ed in Townhall


We Can't Save Capitaism Unless We Denouce Its False Prophets

Bill Frezza's citation in Forbes
















April 4, 2013: Reining in the CFAA


Congress is mulling an update to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) of 1984. Under the CFAA, it is currently a federal crime to enter an incorrect age on your Facebook profile or an incorrect weight on a dating website profile. Associate Director of Technology Studies Ryan Radia suggests that the CFAA should be reined in, instead of expanded, as a draft currently circulating around Capitol Hill proposes.