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September 9, 2011
President Obama delivered his much-anticipated jobs speech on Thursday. Once again, the President vowed to spend taxpayer dollars creating American jobs; and once again, the American people were unimpressed. In response to Obama’s speech, CEI policy analysts compiled an alternative solution to the nation’s unemployment crisis. CEI’s Ten-Point Plan to Create Jobs proposes several clear deregulatory steps the federal government can take to allow the growth of emerging markets, cut industry costs, and encourage American businesses to expand their workforces. Read the complete job creation plan here.
>>Shaping the Debate
Green Crony Capitalism
Chris Horner’s interview on Fox Business
Stimulating Demand Misses the Point
Wayne Crews’ op-ed in Forbes Magazine
Jobs Speech Won’t Do the Job
Wayne Crews’ op-ed in The Washington Times
Budget Reforms to Save Money Into the Future
Iain Murray’s op-ed in The Washington Times
Obama’s Jobs Agenda: An Infrastructure Bank That Robs You
Wayne Crews’ column in Forbes
Is Apollo’s Past Spoiling Our Future in Outer Space?
Rand Simberg’s feature on MSNBC.com
A Bad Year for Big Labor
CEI’s citation in The New York Post
>>Best of the Blogs
Union vs. Union Fight
By Ivan Osorio
Solyndra Collapse: Long Time Coming
By William Yeatman
Dear Labor, Don’t Fear the Robot
By Michelle Minton
>> CEI Podcast
In a speech tonight, President Obama is expected to announce the creation of a government infrastucture bank as part of his plan to reduce unemployment. Vice President for Policy Wayne Crews explains why it won’t work as planned, and offers an alternative idea: liberalization.