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Fri, May 22 “Cassidy Health Plan: The Third Way,” op-ed by John C. Goodman (The Hill)
Fri, May 22 “Your Government-Approved Diet May Kill You,” by Aaron Tao (Mises Daily)
Thu, May 21 “Private Rail, Unlike Amtrak’s Monopoly, Must Emphasize Safety to Win Customers” Research Fellow Gabriel Roth, author of Street Smart Op-Ed in McClatchy-Tribune syndicated newspapers
Thu, May 21 “Phone Surveillance Must End” Research Fellow Sheldon Richman Op-Ed in Daily Caller
Thu, May 21 “Why Are Some Countries Rich and Others Poor?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Mon, May 18 “Should High Schools Routinely Test for Marijuana?” Research Fellow Abigail R. Hall in Newsweek
Mon, May 18 “Remember Roe: Don’t Nationalize Marriage” William J. Watkins, Jr., author of Patent Trolls Op-Ed in The Standard-Times (MA)
Mon, May 18 “John Goodman: Ferrara Has it Right — Privatize the Government” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman cited in NewsMax.com
Mon, May 18 “Can A Robot Do Your Job?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Mon, May 18 “Is the Democratic Party Becoming Anti-Labor?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of Priceless in TownHall.com
Mon, May 18 “Tell the Rich Persian Gulf States to ‘Go Fish’” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland, author of No War for Oil Op-Ed in Huffington Post
Thu, May 14 “New DEA Rule Leaves Patients in Pain” Research Fellow Abigail Hall Op-Ed in The Hill
Thu, May 14 “Power To The People: Can We Privatize the Welfare State?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Wed, May 13 “A Layman’s Early Guide to the Presidential Election” Research Fellow Sheldon Richman Op-Ed in Liberty.me
Wed, May 13 “U.K’s Election Reveals Tribal Challenge” Sr. Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa, author of Global Crossings Op-Ed in Investor’s Business Daily
Wed, May 13 “Armenian Genocide Was No Accident” Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich Op-Ed in McClatchy-Tribune Newspapers
Wed, May 13 “Saving Humanity from Catastrophic Global Cooling: A Task for Geo-Engineering” Research Fellow Fred Singer Op-Ed in American Thinker
Wed, May 13 “What Americans Should Learn from the British Election” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on the America Tonight with Kate Delaney radio show.
Tue, May 12 “Are Gun Buyback Programs Making Streets Safer?” Sr. Fellow Alex Tabarrok interviewed on KNBC-TV Los Angeles
Tue, May 12 “How to Get A Drug Company to Give You an Experimental Drug and Other Health Care Updates” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Tue, May 12 “Doctors Beware: the Electronic Health Records Debacle May Get Much Worse” Sr. Fellow John R. Graham Op-Ed in American Thinker
Tue, May 12 “The Tyranny of Che” The Che Guevara Myth by Sr. Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa is reviewed in Front Page Magazine
Mon, May 11 “Rand Paul Speaks to Tech Community in San Francisco” Independent Institute Founder and President David J. Theroux quoted in SFNewsfeed.us
Mon, May 11 “What Americans Should Learn from the British Election” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland Op-Ed in Huffington Post
Mon, May 11 “Economic Growth Improved Health Coverage More Than Obamacare Did” Sr. Fellow John R. Graham Op-Ed in Forbes
Sat, May 9 “When Liberals Run Cities” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman Op-Ed in TownHall.com
Fri, May 8 “Ten Things I Bet You Don’t Know About Health Savings Accounts” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Thu, May 7 “How Much Of The Cost Should The Patient Bear?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Tue, May 5 “Obamacare Success Disguises More Fragmented Coverage, Care” Sr. Fellow John R. Graham Op-Ed in Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Tue, May 5 “Why Is There So Much Unnecessary Care?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Mon, May 4 “Is Growing Inequality Caused by Liberal Public Policies?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Mon, May 4 “Republicans Should Finally Abandon Benghazi and Talk About Hillary’s Other Foibles” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland Op-Ed in Huffington Post
Sun, May 3 “Why Don’t You Own Your Own Health Data?” Sr. Fellow John R. Graham in Right Side News
Sat, May 2 “Economist Highlights Misery Caused by 10 Policy Mistakes” The Terrible 10 by Research Fellow Burton Abrams is reviewed in Carolina Journal
Fri, May 1 “Will Immigrants Destroy Our Freedom?” Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell Op-Ed in Huffington Post
Fri, May 1 “Health insurance hikes costs—but doctors and hospitals have the cure” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of Priceless cited in Indianapolis Business Journal
Fri, May 1 “Freddie Gray’s Injury and the Police ‘Rough Ride’” Independent Institute Consultant Hubert Williams quoted in the New York Times
Thu, Apr 30 “Solving California’s Groundwater Problems” Policy Analyst Aaron L. White Op-Ed in Orange County Register
Thu, Apr 30 “Intellectual Property Rights For Global Health” Sr. Fellow John R. Graham Op-Ed in Forbes

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Why Are Some Countries Rich And Others Poor? (5/21/2015)
John C. Goodman

Phone Surveillance Must End (5/21/2015)
Sheldon L. Richman

Tell the Rich Persian Gulf States to ‘Go Fish’ (5/18/2015)
Ivan Eland

Is the Democratic Party Becoming Anti-Labor? (5/18/2015)
John C. Goodman

Remember Roe: Don’t Nationalize Marriage (5/18/2015)
William J. Watkins Jr.

Armenian Genocide Didn’t Happen by Accident (5/18/2015)
Stephen P. Halbrook

New DEA Rule Leaves Patients in Pain (5/15/2015)
Abigail R. Hall

A Layman’s Early Guide to the Presidential Election (5/14/2015)
Sheldon L. Richman

Saving Humanity from Catastrophic Global Cooling: A Task for Geo-Engineering (5/14/2015)
S. Fred Singer

Power To The People: Can We Privatize the Welfare State? (5/14/2015)
John C. Goodman