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The Proofiness of the Politically Correct Rape
Wendy McElroy | January 15, 2015

Education’s No Dollar Left Behind Competition
K-12 Spending Has Little Bearing on Student Success, Yet State Rankings Drive the Money Scramble

Vicki E. Alger | January 14, 2015

Saturation Media Coverage of the Paris Terrorist Attacks Is Unhelpful
Ivan Eland | January 12, 2015

Two Views of Capitalism
John C. Goodman | January 12, 2015

The Brain Drain, Gain and Retain
Wendy McElroy | January 12, 2015

How ObamaCare Harms Low-Income Workers
John C. Goodman | January 9, 2015

Victims Frantically Search for Offense
Wendy McElroy | January 9, 2015

Digital Health Venture Funding Doubled In 2014
John R. Graham | January 9, 2015

Is Another Euro Crisis at Hand?
Ivan Eland | January 7, 2015

Is Obamacare Squeezing the Middle Class?
John C. Goodman | January 7, 2015

Are Your Political Views in Your Genes?
John C. Goodman | January 7, 2015

Eating Right
Your Freedom to Choose Your Food Is Sacred

Wendy McElroy | January 7, 2015

A New Year’s Resolution: Moving Beyond the Heliocentric Doctrine of Health Insurance
John R. Graham | January 5, 2015

UC’s Pension Fiasco
The UC Board of Regents is Raising Tuition to Fund Its Woefully Mismanaged Pension System.

Lawrence J. McQuillan | January 5, 2015

Castro Regime, Not Cubans, the Big Winners in U.S.–Havana Deal
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | January 5, 2015

Cause of Pause in Global Warming
S. Fred Singer | December 29, 2014

Obama and the Fiction of ‘Rape Culture’
Wendy McElroy | December 29, 2014

The Christmas Truce of World War I
Recalling the Time, 100 Years Ago, When Soldiers Refused to Fight Each Other

Wendy McElroy | December 29, 2014

What Is a Year of Life Worth? Part II
John C. Goodman | December 24, 2014

What Is a Year of Life Worth?
John C. Goodman | December 24, 2014

Immigration as Political Theater
Benjamin Powell | December 24, 2014

Oil Trains, Pipelines and Tanker Ships
William F. Shughart II | December 22, 2014

Doing the Indefensible: Defending Torture
Ivan Eland | December 22, 2014

How Can Digital Health Startups Work with Health Insurers and Big Pharma?
John R. Graham | December 17, 2014

Democrats’ Dilemma
John C. Goodman | December 17, 2014

In Defense of Jon Gruber
John C. Goodman | December 17, 2014

A Republican Alternative to Obamacare
John C. Goodman | December 17, 2014

Is Obamacare Working?
John C. Goodman | December 17, 2014

Liberalism in Crisis
John C. Goodman | December 17, 2014

Bye, Bye “Bailout”: CROmnibus Takes a Small but Important Bite out of Obamacare
John R. Graham | December 15, 2014

Is Challenging ‘Rape Culture’ Claims an Idea Too Dangerous for University Students?
Wendy McElroy | December 15, 2014

Fifty Years After King’s Peace Prize Speech, Much Remains to Be Done
Robert L. Morris, Jr. | December 15, 2014

Jeff Bezos and Amazon Should Be a Hero to Progressives
William F. Shughart II | December 15, 2014

The China Climate Accord: A Bad Deal for the US
S. Fred Singer | December 8, 2014

Obamacare’s Impossible Challenge: Why You Can’t Make a Smart Choice Among Dozens of Health Insurance Plans
John C. Goodman | December 5, 2014

Obama’s Two-Front War on Kids
Vicki E. Alger | December 3, 2014

Why the Democrats Lost the Election: Obamacare
John C. Goodman | December 2, 2014

What Do Health Care and Global Warming Have in Common?
John C. Goodman | December 2, 2014

Health Reform Without Deception
John C. Goodman | December 1, 2014

Why Can’t You Have Health Insurance That Travels from Job to Job? Answer: Obamacare
John C. Goodman | November 28, 2014

What’s Wrong With Our Health Care Safety Net?
John C. Goodman | November 27, 2014

Confronting the C-Word
Wendy McElroy | November 27, 2014

Who Suffers? Race Riots, Then and Now
Jonathan J. Bean | November 26, 2014

Gun Control Measures Hazardous for Citizens
Stephen P. Halbrook | November 26, 2014

Obamacare’s Gift to Big Business: The Largest Firms Can Offer the Skimpiest Health Plans
John C. Goodman | November 25, 2014

Why Should We Care About Universal Health Insurance Coverage?
John C. Goodman | November 24, 2014

Afghanistan: A Similar Pattern of Military Incompetence
Ivan Eland | November 24, 2014

Is There Really Much Difference Between the Two Political Parties?
John C. Goodman | November 21, 2014

How the GOP Should Now Deal with ObamaCare
John C. Goodman | November 19, 2014

Post-Obamacare Reform: Will Health Insurers Be Redeemed?
John R. Graham | November 19, 2014