Special Report: Bad Company II - in Hollywood

Bad Company II
The Oscars are Hollywoods presentation of its best. In 2006, half of the best movies nominated in the top categories portrayed businessmen as criminals. From the corrupt insiders of Syriana to the murderous drug company in The Constant Gardener, businessmen got anything but the red-carpet treatment.

Hollywoods New Villain: Businessmen
Overture. Dim the lights. This is it for the American free enterprise system if Hollywood has its way.

G: Parade magazine marches against eminent domain
B: CBS Evening News suggests turning up the juice on energy regulation
U: ABCs Stark maximizes bias in minimum wage story

Econ 101: Is the Estate Tax Good or Bad?

Dr. Gary Wolfram explains the effects of the inheritance penalty on the rich, the poor and the economy.


Alvaro Vargas Llosa: Cuba Libre? (Independent Institute)

Dont look now, but the world economy is booming (TCSDaily.com)

Kevin Hassett: Republicans should return to free market roots for a shot at 2006 election victories (AEI)

Time to end the silicon valley talent tax (The Heartland Institute)

David Freddoso: A cost benefit analysis of fighting global warming (Americas Future Foundation)

Big Business: Friend or Foe of Big Government
Americas Future Foundation
Washington, D.C., August 15

Welfare Reform at 10: Marking the Milestone
The Heritage Foundation
Washington, D.C., August 17

Book Forum: Crisis of Abundance with author Arnold Kling
Cato Institute
Washington, D.C., August 29

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

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