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Thu, Jun 30 “To Help Children in Failing Schools, Try Copying the GI Bill” Research Fellow Vicki Alger, author of Failure Op-Ed in the Washington Examiner
Thu, Jun 30 “Free the Patient” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
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Wed, Jun 29 “Ending Cuban Embargo Could Spur ‘Contagious Capitalism’” Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell Op-Ed in the South Florida Sun Sentinel
Wed, Jun 29 Independent Institute’s Love Gov receives the “Award of Merit for Short Film” at the 2016 Best Shorts Competition in Los Angeles
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To Help Children in Failing Schools, Try Copying the GI Bill (7/1/2016)
Vicki E. Alger

Ending Cuban Embargo Could Spur ‘Contagious Capitalism’ (6/30/2016)
Benjamin W. Powell

The Fantasy of Single-Payer Healthcare in the States (6/28/2016)
John R. Graham

Muhammad Ali Defeated A Lot of Opponents. He Cannot, However, Defeat the Laws of Supply and Demand. (6/28/2016)
Art Carden

Paul Krugman’s Democratic Party (6/27/2016)
John C. Goodman

How About an Amerexit from NATO and Other One-Sided Military Alliances? (6/27/2016)
Ivan Eland

Why I Am Voting For Brexit (6/27/2016)
Kevin Dowd

Paul Ryan’s Universal Health Tax Credit (6/24/2016)
John C. Goodman

Gun Restrictions Endanger LGBT Community and Other Minorities (6/22/2016)
William J. Watkins Jr.

Hillary’s Foreign Policy is Scarier than Trump’s (6/21/2016)
Ivan Eland

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