CEI Today: National Employee Freedom Week, libertarians, EPA spill, access to capital, and more

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
In the News Today

 

THE LIBERTARIAN MOVEMENT - LAWSON BADER

 

Weigel: The Libertarian Moment is Over, or Is It?
 

“The question is not whether the libertarian moment is over but whether libertarians can agree on a single national candidate,” says Lawson Bader, the president of the free market Competitive Enterprise Institute. > Read Dave Weigel's report in the Washington Post
 

 

NATIONAL EMPLOYEE FREEDOM WEEK - TREY KOVACS 

 

Forced Union Fees Do Not Have to Go to the Union – You Have Other Options

 

Unfortunately, many workers are unaware of their workplace rights. That is where National Employee Freedom Week (NEFW), a nationwide coalition comprised of nearly 100 organizations, provides needed help. From August 16 to 22 the campaign spreads the word that workers have more choice when it comes to paying union dues than their union tells them. > Read more


> Interview Trey Kovacs

 

EPA SPILL - DAVID KREUTZER

Rivers of Gold and Energy Poverty

The irony with the Gold King Mine spill may be thicker than the toxic waste. The same EPA, that apparently didn’t know what happens when you blow a hole in a dam, claims clairvoyance when it comes to predicting the future climate. > Read more

> Interview an expert

 

ACCESS TO CAPITAL - IAIN MURRAY


Liquid Capital Was the First Killer App
 

Despite near-zero interest rates, new regulations from regulators like the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have severely restricted the issuance of new mortgages and credit cards. Access to capital is harder to obtain. Three forms of deregulation would improve matters. > Read more 

 

> Interview Iain Murray

 




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