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Seven Principles Of Sound Public Policy

by Lawrence W. Reed via FEE.org This is a transcript of a speech presented by Lawrence Reed on February 17, 2003, at the Mississippi Family Council...

Diversity and Inclusion Harm II

All Americans should hope that the Mountain States Legal Foundation suit is successful in preventing the FAA from using race and sex as criteria...

Clashing Generations

by Christopher Preble via CATO Institute I’ve written before about the worrisome gap between the American people and foreign policy elites (see e.g. here and here). Whereas most Americans...

Robots Do Not Destroy Employment, Politicians Do

by Daniel Lacalle via Mises Institute I’m not worried about artificial intelligence, I’m terrified of human stupidity. The debate about technology and its role in society that we...

Solzhenitsyn 40 Years Later

In June 1978 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn delivered the commencement address at Harvard titled “A World Split Apart.” It was a speech devoted to the emergence of “different...

What Should America Expect from a More Originalist Supreme Court?

Years ago, when I was a young lawyer, I had an interesting conversation with a much older judge. He was a Democrat, an old-school...

Civility and Property vs. Politics

by Jeff Deist via Mises Institute Calls for civility in politics are nothing new, and the incident involving White House spokesman Sarah Sanders at a...

Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Leaves Big Gap, Heralds Major Shift at Supreme...

by Ilya Shapiro via CATO Institute Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement was not unexpected but is still major news in the direction and leadership of...

The Rise of the Mob

This week, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., issued a clarion call to Democrats outraged at the policies of the Trump administration: It's time for mob...

The Broken Childcare Market Is a Classic Government Failure

Last week came further warning signs about the strains and challenges in the broken childcare sector.

Supreme Court Rules Mandatory Dues Are Unconstitutional In Blow To Organized...

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday public-sector unions cannot force nonmembers to pay dues, dealing a blow to organized labor. The five conservatives in the majority ruled that...

Justice Kennedy Retires, and the Legal and Political Ramifications Are Immense

Earlier this afternoon, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement. Court observers long thought it was possible that he’d step down after this most recent term,...

Economic Freedom for Everyone: Florists, Restaurateurs and Photographers

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Got Booted From a Restaurant, but Florists and Photographers Should Have to Work Gay Weddings?

Never Forget What’s Most Important: Business Advice from the CEO of...

by Barry Brownstein via FEE.org Hamdi Ulukaya is the founder and CEO of Chobani, a business producing Greek-style yogurt. Hamdi recently addressed the graduating MBA...

A First Amendment Win in a Case That Was NOT about...

by Ilya Shapiro & Meggan Dewitt via CATO.org In a decision that many First Amendment faithful might find too good to be true, in NIFLA v. Becerra, the Court delivered...

The Battle For America Is Nowhere Near ‘Over.’ Here Are 10...

Former Republican congressional candidate Jesse Kelly recently argued “America is over,” because as the government continues to grow our freedom diminishes. “America is heading for an eventual...

The Greatest Anthem is Not Being Played at the World Cup

If American athletes feel compelled to kneel, then do so before the altar of American exceptionalism.  Kneel before our fallen heroes' graves as you help...
SCOTUS

A Welcome Blow for Free Speech

The Supreme Court has issued its decision in NIFLA v. Becerra, a 5–4 vote holding that the state of California cannot compel pregnancy-resource centers to...

Liberty as a Life Philosophy

by Lawrence W. Reed via FEE.org Editor’s Note: This essay is drawn from the new, second edition of Lawrence Reed’s book, Are We Good Enough for...

Trade Tariffs Won’t Crash the World Economy, Monetary Policy Will

by Carmen Dorobăț via Mises.org As the Trump administration announces 25% tariffs on over $50bn of Chinese goods, and Europe and China prepare retaliation measures, The Economist concludes...
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