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Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

 

1. NATURAL DISASTER

Congress moves to provide $10.5 billion in aid to victims on Hurricane Katrina.

 

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Iain Murray on how government can contribute to long-term recovery in other ways by getting out of the way.

 

 

2. GLOBAL WARMING

Robert F Kennedy, Jr. (among others) tries to blame the tragedy on the Gulf Coast on the U.S. refusal to ratify the Kyoto Protocol.

 

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Analyst Steven Milloy on why Katrina had nothing to do with global warming.

 

 

3. TECHNOLOGY

Disruptions to businesses from Hurricane Katrina generate interest in online backup services and other electronic security measures.

 

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. on the evolving private market for cybersecurity solutions.

 

 

Please consider making a contribution to the Red Cross or other charity organization to aid the victims of Hurricane Katrina. For a more personal perspective on the tragedy, read a letter from CEI President Fred L. Smith, Jr., a native on the New Orleans area, on the city’s unique opportunity to rebuild better than before.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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