CEI Weekly: As Detroit Goes Bust, CEI Campaigns to "Save Chattanooga"

July 19, 2013

 

Photo credit: John Rawlston

Feature: CEI's Matt Patterson warns Chattanooga about the history of the United Auto Workers union.

 FEATURE: As Detroit Goes Bust, CEI Campaigns to "Save Chattanooga"

 

Last night, CEI Senior Fellow Matt Patterson spoke at a forum in Chattanooga about the possible consequences of a United Auto Workers (UAW) takeover of the city's Volkswagen plant. The forum, which drew a crowd of 150, came just as the nation learned that Detroit, once the hub of a vibrant U.S. auto industry, is filing for bankruptcy. "There's no question UAW needs Chattanooga," Patterson told the forum attendees. "The question is, does Chattanooga need the UAW?" Read Chattanooga Times Free Press coverage here.

 

 

SHAPING THE DEBATE

 

Charles Dickens' Ebenezer Scrooge Was the Ultimate Job Creator

Fred L. Smith's op-ed in Forbes

 

Internet Myth: Ronald Reagan Regretted Legalization

David Bier's op-ed in The Daily Caller

 

Senators, Media Missed Crucial Questions About Richard Cordray

John Berlau's op-ed in Newsbusters

 

A Culture of Freedom: First Casualty of the U.S.-E.U Free Trade Deal

Iain Murray & Alex McHugh's op-ed in The Daily Caller

 

TBTF: Coming to a Company Near You Soon

Iain Murray's op-ed in National Review Online

 

EPA's Failure to Meet Deadlines Invites Regulatory Manipulation

William Yeatman featured in The Washington Examiner

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

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July 18 2013: The NSA Gets Sued

 

In the wake of the NSA’s spying scandal, several groups are filing a lawsuit challenging the NSA’s actions as unconstitutional. Associate Director of Technology Studies Ryan Radia shares many of the suit’s criticisms of the NSA, and adds a few of his own.