Let’s take a look at the American Enterprise Institute. Let’s see what SourceWatch has to say.
Controversies and Claims
Minimum Wage Hikes “Simply Reckless”
AEI scholars caution against legislation raising the minimum wage “for the sake of low-wage workers,” claiming that mandating a higher wage increases the cost of employment and will therefore leave fewer jobs. In one article, AEI resident scholar Michael R. Strain called Seattle’s initiative to increase the city’s wage requirements “simply reckless.”
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform “Disastrously Wrong Response”
AEI has spoken out against the financial system regulations created under the Dodd-Frank Act. In an article, AEI scholar Peter J. Wallison claimed that the 2008 financial crisis, which led to the legislation, “was not caused by
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