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Cutting Regulations Is Not the Top Priority for Small Businesses

J. Kelly Conklin | Posted 08.13.2012 | Small Business
J. Kelly Conklin

Small businesses like mine need regulations to balance our interests against those of powerful special interests -- and there is nothing naive about that.

Deep Sixing Derivatives Reform: Stop the Cave-in!

SAFER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jane D'Arista and Gerald Epstein SAFER and Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), University of Massachusetts, Amherst Senator Dodd has filed a...

Passing the Lincoln Amendment Gets at a Root of the Crisis

SAFER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In this letter to the Senate, a dozen prominent economists express their support of Section 716 of the Financial Reform Bill, which would Prohibit fed...

The Blogosphere Reacts to the Kerry-Boxer Senate Climate Bill

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

The bill as it currently stands is stronger than the American Clean Energy and Security Act in several crucial ways, but it has a treacherous gauntlet to run before reaching the President's desk.

Card Check Dilemma: How Can Well-Meaning Americans Be So Far Apart?

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

I am very hopeful that card check is dead for this Congress. The issue is divisive, harmful, and not a good use of time by anyone.