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January 3, 2019

The Purpling of America


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Why then do people leaving "Blue" states bring their Blue state politics with them to a state offering a less-expensive lifestyle?

December 26, 2018

With FCC Likely to Mostly Stick to Cable Franchising Fee Plan, Suits Probable


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

The FCC seeks to “limit municipal greed” with a “pro-consumer move” that “simply enforces the intention of federal law to limit the financial demands municipalities can make of cable providers,” wrote IPI president Tom Giovanetti. Some cities place a franchise fee on internet services, prohibited by the Internet Tax Freedom Act, he said: “When government imposes on companies, they end up being passed along” to consumers “in the form of higher prices.” 

December 20, 2018

Those Greedy Cities


When government imposes costs on companies, they end up being passed along in the form of higher prices.

December 19, 2018

France's Rollback of Carbon Taxes Seems Like a Setback for Environmentalists, But Progressives Are Determined to Impose Them


Imposing carbon and gasoline taxes is not about ways to pay for needed government services. It’s about progressives trying to fund their climate change agenda.

November 12, 2018

It's Time to Rein in Proxy Advisor Services


Rather than be distracted and harassed by proxy recommendations of dubious quality and hidden agendas, corporate governance should focus on maximizing shareholder value for the benefit of investors, employees and customers.

October 3, 2018

New Publication: How Health Insurance Failed America


In a new publication, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews examines how politicians forced health insurers to abandon standard actuarial principles and have tried to turn health insurance into a social justice tool to achieve their vision of “fairness.”

October 2, 2018

Jerry Brown, Meet the Constitution


California's effort to regulate the internet ignores the Constitution's Commerce Clause, even though the internet is the very definition of interstate commerce.

September 20, 2018

Brown's Dream of Banning Fossil Fuels is a 21st Century Pipe Dream


Gov. Jerry Brown is foisting very high prices on Californians by pushing an all-renewable-energy dream, even as he tries to hide the state’s reliance on fossil fuels.

September 10, 2018

How Progressive Politics is Creeping into the Corporate Boardroom


Leftists are pressuring businesses to adopt progressive policies through organized shareholder activism.

September 4, 2018

Warning to Rich Liberals: The Socialists Are Coming for You Next


Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has never run a business, is lecturing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos how to run his. The real issue is that Sanders thinks he and like-minded socialists, not capitalists, should decide how Amazon spends its profits.

 

 

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