CEI Today: NLRB abuse of power, Obama's energy agenda, and virtuous capitalism

Thursday, October 29, 2015
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NLRB JOINT EMPLOYER - TREY KOVACS

House Committee Pushes Back against NLRB Assault on Small Business


Wednesday, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce passed H.R. 3459, the Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act, a bill that would restore the traditional joint-employer standard, which fostered the creation of thousands of beneficial business relationships including franchise businesses, contractors, and temporary staffing agencies. > Read more


> Interview Trey Kovacs
 

OBAMA'S ENERGY AGENDA - MARLO LEWIS

Obama’s Greenhouse of Cards: Doomed to Collapse or Too Big to Fail?


Obama’s attempt to commit the United States to emission-reduction targets and timetables “would alter the ‘shared understanding’ of the Convention between the Senate and the executive branch and would therefore require the Senate’s advice and consent.” > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

 

VIRTUOUS CAPITALISM - RYAN YOUNG

 

Virtuous Capitalism (versus rent-seeking)

 

Most—but not all!—businessmen have a sense of decency or an implicit code of honor that causes them to refrain from rent-seeking behavior, or at least do less of it than one would expect.  > Read more

 




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