Friday, December 04, 2009

NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 12-04-2009

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Daily Policy Digest

Friday, December 4, 2009

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Economic Issues

THE JOBS SUMMIT: WHO CARES?

A presidential confab to create jobs won't work; rethinking some of Obama's policies might, says columnist Robert J. Samuelson...

NEWSWEEK

Global Warming

GLOBAL WARMING CHICKENS ARE COMING HOME TO ROOST

Britain's University of East Anglia has forced Dr. Phil Jones, director of its prestigious Climatic Research Unit (CRU), to step down, pending an investigation into allegations that he overstated the case for man-made climate change...

WASHINGTON EXAMINER

Economic Issues

THE COST OF GOVERNMENT GUARANTEES

Government guarantees to banks are detrimental because they involve hidden but large costs, says John Kay, an analyst with the Financial Times...

CATO INSTITUTE

Energy Issues

LET THE SUN SET ON SOLAR FANTASY

Rather than chasing the renewable energy rainbow as the answer to Massachusetts' employment woes, policymakers should try to get a grip on high electricity costs, says Max Schultz, a Senior Fellow with the Manhattan Institute...

BOSTON HERALD

Economic Issues

IT'S A MALL WORLD AFTER ALL

The rapid growth of mall culture in Asia and elsewhere reflects the rising incomes and expectations taking place across the globe, says Joel Kotkin, Presidential Fellow and director of the Urban Futures Program at Chapman University...

NEWGEOGRAPHY.COM

National Security

THE CYBER-THREAT GROWS

With regards to cyber security, we've got a lot of catching up to do before we're secure, says John P. Avlon, a Senior Fellow with the Manhattan Institute...

CITY JOURNAL

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