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    UPCOMING EVENT: 30th Anniversary: A Gala for the Future

    September 22 • San Francisco, CA
    Join with us to celebrate our past successes and honor tech-entrepreneur Timothy C. Draper, economist Vernon L. Smith, and North Korean human-rights activist Yeon-mi Park. P.J. O’Rourke, bestselling author and America’s leading political humorist, will be our master of ceremonies.

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    NEW BOOK: Crossroads for Liberty: Recovering the Anti-Federalist Values of America’s First Constitution

    By William J. Watkins, Jr.

    Patriots like Jefferson, Mason, and Henry sought to amend the Articles of Confederation, not end it. Could their critiques of the U.S. Constitution help us rein in Big Government?

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    NEW BOOK: Future: Economic Peril or Prosperity?

    Edited by Robert M. Whaples, Christopher J. Coyne, Michael C. Munger

    Can the next 50 years bring unparalleled progress in healthcare, education, energy, work life, and more? Our expert panel explores how government policies will affect future innovation and wealth creation.

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    California Golden Fleece Award

    The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection—CAL FIRE—has won our third California Golden Fleece Award, due to the agency’s poor handling of fire safety and costs, its lack of accountability, and a series of outrageous personnel scandals.

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    NEW BOOK: Failure: The Federal Misedukation of America’s Children

    by Vicki E. Alger

    Is federal involvement in education fulfilling its promises? In this powerful exposé, Alger traces its development, offers a scathing indictment, examines outstanding school systems abroad, and points the way forward. Landmark!

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Women in Education | Vicki E. Alger at The Heartland Institute

Independent Institute Research Fellow Vicki E. Alger presentation at the Women in Education panel, organized by The Heartland Institute on May 24, 2017.

 

Better Than Government: New Ways of Managing Life's Risk

Research Fellow John C. Goodman's presentation at the New Bridges: Texas symposium held in Dallas, Texas on May 9, 2017.

 

Why Economics Matters? | Robert P. Murphy

Research Fellow Robert P. Murphy's presentation at the New Bridges: Texas symposium held in Dallas, Texas on May 9, 2017.

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