CEI Today: Threats to the sharing economy, corralling regulation, and EPA untruths

Thursday, October 22, 2015
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THREATS TO THE SHARING ECONOMY - IAIN MURRAY

Depression-Era Laws Threaten the Sharing Economy


Ridesharing companies and other sharing-economy startups have operated somewhat freely thanks to the DOL’s relatively laissez-faire attitude toward contracting and other innovative work arrangements. All of that may soon change. > Read The Freeman commentary

> Interview Iain Murray
 

THE REGULATORY STATE - WAYNE CREWS

Wayne Crews's Essay Recognized as Part of 2015 Fisher Award


Crews provides a roadmap for how to assess and corral federal regulation by highlighting the tools at the disposal of policy makers to bring about much needed regulatory reform as well as explaining the consequences of too much executive branch power. > Read more

> Interview Wayne Crews

 

EPA UNTRUTHS - WILLIAM YEATMAN

 

A Double Feature Airing of the Grievances
 

EPA has marketed its Clean Power Plan on a number of untruths, including (but not limited to):
 
The rule is “flexible” (It isn’t)
The rule saves lives. (It doesn’t)
The rule would be a boon to the economy. (Are you kidding me?) > Read more 

 



 




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