From the Cover

Environment

The EPA’s Faustian Bargain

Can the agency reclaim its soul?

Antitrust

The War on Plastic

The push to regulate the payment card industry threatens consumers.

Bankruptcy

Abuse or Protection?

"Opportunistic" debtors appear to have little to fear from the 2005 bankruptcy reforms.

Features

Labor

A License for Protection

Why are states regulating more and more occupations?

Securities & Investment

Reining in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

How can we control the mortgage giants' interest rate risk?

Briefly Noted

Mercatus Reports

Final Word