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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. TRANSPORTATION

Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta warns Amtrak that federal funds may not be available to bail the company out of a projected $40 million loss before the end of the year.

From CEI: Senior Fellow Iain Murray takes a lesson from the British experience with deregulation in advising how Amtrak should be privatized in a recent study.

 

2. PUBLIC HEALTH

The World Health Organization has passed a resolution advising that infant formula carry health warnings to guard against bacterial infection.

From CEI: Adjunct Fellow Dr. Henry I. Miller on the anti-corporate motivation behind attacks on infant formula.

 

3. ENVIRONMENT

Time profiles finance giant JP Morgan Chase as a case study of how banking firms are increasingly capitulating to demands of environmental activists.   

From CEI: Adjunct Fellow Steven Milloy on how shareholder resolutions are used to target JP Morgan Chase and similar corporations.