Labor Day or Layoff Day?

Labor Day or Layoff Day?
Just as youre settling down for your holiday BBQ, the media led by ABC News want to warn you your job might be in jeopardy. But unemployment starts to sound better when the media are describing work as hazardous to your health.

Media Workers Unite for Hit Job on Employment
Not to belabor the point, but journalists rarely mention the hundreds of thousands of available positions in nursing, teaching and manufacturing.

G: Foxs Cavuto highlights Orecks successful post-Katrina rebound
B: ABC hypes CrackBerry epidemic
U: NBC slams insurance companies over Katrina lawsuits

NBC Dismisses Oil Experts Who Foresee Falling Gas Prices

V for Verizon? One Reporters Telecom Vendetta

CNN Starts Weeklong Katrina Series with Attack on Insurance Companies


Dubai ports bill could throw sand in gears of global commerce (IPI)

A healthy U.S. auto market (Cato)

Who benefits from college education tax credits? (Tax Foundation)

Katrina and her policy waves (CEI)

The case for economic liberalism (Cato)

Is the Sky Really Falling?: A review of recent global warming scare stories (Cato)

Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy With or without Doha
Cato Institute
Washington, D.C., August 31
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Intellectual Property Rights and Trade
American Enterprise Institute/University of Chile
Santiago, Chile, September 1

Educational Entrepreneurship: Realities, Challenges, Possibilites
American Enterprise Institute
Washington, D.C., September 5

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