CEI Today: Lyft test case, Doomsday Clock, and the new No Man's Land principle

 

Friday, January 29, 2016
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LYFT TEST CASE - IAIN MURRAY


Lyft Drivers Remain Independent Contractors

This was an important test case for the sharing economy. Classifying the contractors as employees presents an existential threat to the model as all of a sudden the technology companies that make the apps will be liable for all sorts of supervisory requirements. > Read more

> Interview Iain Murray

SUPREME COURT ENERGY RULING - WILLIAM YEATMAN

In FERC Ruling, Supreme Court Announces Dangerous New "No Man's Land" Principle


The Court’s troubling reasoning invites the federal government to expand its regulatory authority. > Read more


> Interview William Yeatman

DOOMSDAY CLOCK - MARLO LEWIS


Doomsday Clockamamie


“It is still three minutes to midnight,” proclaims The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in their latest “Doomsday Clock” report. The The notion that men in white lab coats can calculate the imminence or likelihood of global apocalypse is almost too ludicrous to entertain. > Read more

 

    

 

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