CEI Today: Democrat debate, Paris climate treaty, Elizabeth Warren, and more

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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Liberal Presumptions May Circumscribe What Questions Are Asked In The First Democratic Debate

I wonder if it is even possible for the media to ask questions of any candidates, Republican or Democratic, in a manner that presumes the progressive agenda is misguided. Apart from some play around the edges on matters of efficiency or reductions in increases of federal spending, the fixtures of big government are taken for granted all around. > Read more

> Interview Wayne Crews



United Nations Releases “First Draft” of Paris Climate Treaty

The inability or unwillingness of the negotiators to decide what form the agreement will take is due to the conflict between the desire to have a legally-binding agreement (that is, a treaty like the UNFCCC and its Kyoto Protocol) and the need to pretend that it is not a treaty so that it is not subject to ratification by the U.S. Senate. > Read more

> Interview Myron Ebell



Why Warren’s Witch-Hunt Won’t Work

As Warren wrote in 2008 when she was a professor at Harvard Law School, “cognitive limitations of consumers … put consumers’ economic security at risk.” Warren and her co-author Oren Bar-Gill penned some other choice passages about consumers and their “cognitive limitations.”  > Read the Daily Caller commentary

> Interview John Berlau



Deregulation and privatization are the ways forward

Rather than increasing the national debt or further politicizing investments of dubious value, economic liberalization, deregulation and privatization offer a proven way forward. > Read more

> Interview Fred L. Smith, Jr.




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