CEI Today: Pope's energy agenda, barriers to opportunity and job creation, and more

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
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POPE'S ENERGY AGENDA - MYRON EBELL

Misplaced Concern: Pope Francis’s Energy Agenda

 

Energy is the lifeblood of our modern economy. And the poor spend a larger share of their income on energy than do wealthier people. For that reason, policies that make energy less affordable and less plentiful threaten the ability of the world’s neediest people to lift themselves out of poverty. > Read the Daily Caller commentary 
 

 

UN GOALS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES - IAIN MURRAY


A Better Road Map than the UN’s to Empower the Poor
 

The U.N.’s approach emphasizes “sustainability,” a concept favored by development bureaucrats and NGOs, that imposes significant burdens on developing countries’ ability to achieve rapid increases in human welfare. > Read more


> Interview Iain Murray
 

BARRIER TO JOB CREATION - TREY KOVACS

NLRB Joint Employer Decision Creates Barrier to Job Creation


Unfortunately, for the millions looking for work, the small businesses—contractors, franchises, and temporary staffing agencies—under attack by the new joint employer rule are the one’s driving economic growth and job creation. > Read more

> Interview Trey Kovacs

 




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