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Breastfeeding Controversy Shows Need for Private Efforts—Not Government Campaigns
Raymond J. March | August 17, 2018

The Moratorium on Soda Taxes Puts California on the Right Track
Josh T. Smith, William F. Shughart II | August 17, 2018

California Criminal Guide: Tips for Thugs
K. Lloyd Billingsley | August 14, 2018

Emmett Till, a New Investigation, and Vindication of T.R.M. Howard
Linda Royster Beito, David T. Beito | August 13, 2018

A Carbon Tax
A Useless Solution to a Nonexistent Problem

S. Fred Singer | August 10, 2018

Sanctions on Iran Won’t Do What Trump Wants Them to Do
Ivan Eland | August 10, 2018

College Financial Viability: The View of Campus CFOs
Richard K. Vedder | August 9, 2018

Replacements for Plastic Straws Have Their Own Problems
William F. Shughart II, Brian Isom | August 9, 2018

The Cost of Neglecting Our History
Richard K. Vedder | August 6, 2018

How to Eliminate the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
George L. Tibbitts, Lawrence J. McQuillan | August 6, 2018

Race and College Admissions: Harvard and Chicago
Richard K. Vedder | August 3, 2018

How Do You Grow Steel in South Dakota?
Art Carden | August 3, 2018

How ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Helps Us Understand the Outrage Over U.S. Immigration Policies that Separated Families
Samuel R. Staley | August 2, 2018

College Athletes Are Worth Millions. They Should Be Paid Like It.
Art Carden | July 28, 2018

With Twelve Billion Dollars We Could Buy So Much Voltron Cosplay
Art Carden | July 27, 2018

Lower Cost, Higher Quality Health Care Is Right at Our Fingertips
John C. Goodman | July 27, 2018

The Next Ice Age
S. Fred Singer | July 24, 2018

How Authoritarians Use Capitalism to Bolster Their Oppressive Regimes
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | July 23, 2018

Diversity and Other Administrative Monstrosities: The Case of the University of Michigan
Richard K. Vedder | July 23, 2018

Rent Control and Inclusionary Housing Policies are Self-Interested and Harmful
Gary M. Galles | July 23, 2018

Do You Want Pirates? Because Trade Restrictions Are How You Get Pirates.
Art Carden | July 22, 2018

Colorado State, Rutgers, Eastern Michigan University: Fiscal Insanity in College Sports
Richard K. Vedder | July 20, 2018

Will a New Stadium Make Your City Richer?
Art Carden | July 20, 2018

Legalizing Pot Sales Means...Higher Home Values?
Art Carden | July 18, 2018

$33,000 Academic Journal Articles that Almost No One Reads
Richard K. Vedder | July 18, 2018

Right-to-Try Is Just What the Doctor Ordered
Raymond J. March | July 18, 2018

Ending the Gridlock on Immigration Reform
Benjamin Powell | July 18, 2018

Creating Safe Skies as Drones Proliferate
Randall G. Holcombe | July 18, 2018

Victory for Academic Freedom in Wisconsin
Richard K. Vedder | July 16, 2018

How Banning Plastic Straws Could Make Pollution Even Worse
William F. Shughart II, Camille Harmer | July 16, 2018

Civil Rights and the Right to Self-Defense Go Hand-in-Hand
Linda Royster Beito, David T. Beito | July 16, 2018

Shifting the Roe Burden Back to Schumer
William J. Watkins, Jr. | July 16, 2018

Tough Love for the Allies
Trump May Be Right about NATO and Russia in the Long Term

Ivan Eland | July 13, 2018

Why Enrollment Is Shrinking at Many American Colleges
Richard K. Vedder | July 11, 2018

The Supreme Court Should Be More than the ‘Big Show’
William J. Watkins, Jr. | July 11, 2018

Workers’ Interests and Freedom of Association
Gary M. Galles | July 11, 2018

College Degrees by Examination: The National College Equivalence Test (NCEE)
Richard K. Vedder | July 9, 2018

Colombia’s New President, Ivan Duque, Offers a Fresh Start for the Country
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | July 9, 2018

LeBron’s Laker Deal Teaches Lessons in Liberty and Economics
K. Lloyd Billingsley | July 6, 2018

The Abby Honold Act: Reinventing Justice?
Wendy McElroy | July 6, 2018

Re-declaring the Declaration of Independence
Gary M. Galles | July 5, 2018

Disability Accommodation on Campus: Some Unintended Consequences
Richard K. Vedder | July 3, 2018

Remember Nuclear Winter?
S. Fred Singer | July 3, 2018

La Raza has Changed Its Name but Don’t Be Fooled: It’s Still a Sick, Racist Group
K. Lloyd Billingsley | July 3, 2018



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