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Is Growing Inequality Caused by Liberal Public Policies?
John C. Goodman | May 5, 2015

Solving California’s Groundwater Problems
Aaron L. White | May 1, 2015

Will Immigrants Destroy Our Freedom?
Benjamin Powell | May 1, 2015

Intellectual Property Rights for Global Health
John R. Graham | April 30, 2015

Why Do We Have a Death Tax?
John C. Goodman | April 28, 2015

Wars Rarely Advance Freedom: Baltimore Riot Hints that Applies Even to the Civil War
Ivan Eland | April 27, 2015

Water Market Offers Better Approach to Conservation
Aaron L. White, Lawrence J. McQuillan | April 27, 2015

Single Payer Health Insurance: Why Bernie Sanders Just Doesn’t Get It
John C. Goodman | April 22, 2015

Global Warming Pause: Is the End Near?
S. Fred Singer | April 20, 2015

Congress’s Charade with the Iran Nuclear Agreement
Ivan Eland | April 20, 2015

Libertarians Outnumber Both Liberals and Conservatives
John C. Goodman | April 20, 2015

Preventing a Coming Ice Age
S. Fred Singer | April 20, 2015

Don’t Forgive Us Our Debts: The Case Against Student Loan Forgiveness
Abigail R. Hall | April 20, 2015

Why Are the Obamacare Exchanges Such a Mess?
John C. Goodman | April 17, 2015

Obama Expected to Bind U.S. to CO2 Reduction at Paris Climate Meeting This Year
S. Fred Singer | April 17, 2015

Is Obama Trying to Privatize Medicare by Stealth?
John C. Goodman | April 16, 2015

What You Should Know about Social Security
John C. Goodman | April 15, 2015

Federal Financial Aid Is the Real Reason College Costs Too Much
Richard K. Vedder | April 15, 2015

Dear FDA, Step Aside So We Might Live
Benjamin Powell | April 14, 2015

What’s the True Cost of Wind Power?
Randy T Simmons | April 13, 2015

Yemen: Another Failed U.S. Military Intervention
Ivan Eland | April 13, 2015

Senator Lamar Alexander’s Proposals for Reform Are A Beginning
Richard K. Vedder | April 9, 2015

Are Capitalism and Democracy Incompatible?
John C. Goodman | April 9, 2015

Paying for the Medicare Doc Fix Is Easy
John R. Graham | April 9, 2015

The Doc Fix Is Small Change Compared to What Will Be Needed to Fix Obamacare
John C. Goodman | April 8, 2015

Can Employers Make Us All Richer by Paying Higher Wages?
John C. Goodman | April 7, 2015

Obama’s Nuclear Agreement with Iran Is a Good One, but Issues Remain
Ivan Eland | April 6, 2015

Market Pricing vs. Water ‘Shortages’
William F. Shughart II | April 6, 2015

Conservatives Wrong to Oppose Patent Reform
William J. Watkins, Jr. | April 6, 2015

Are People Getting More Care or Better Care Under Obamacare? No.
John C. Goodman | April 3, 2015

Obamacare’s Misery Index: How Covered California Imposed ‘Widespread Consumer Misery’
K. Lloyd Billingsley | April 2, 2015

Why We Should Replace Obamacare with a Universal Health Tax Credit
John C. Goodman | April 2, 2015

Singapore: A Fascinating Alternative to the Welfare State
John C. Goodman | April 1, 2015

Obamacare at Year Five
What We Needed Was the McCain Plan

John C. Goodman | March 31, 2015

Some Form of Formal Partititoning Is Still the Answer for Iraq
Ivan Eland | March 30, 2015

‘The Hunting Ground’: Reaping Profit from Rape Hysteria
Wendy McElroy | March 27, 2015

Fraudulent Budgeting and Fraudulent Editorials: Krugman Again
John C. Goodman | March 24, 2015

Real Issue in the Israeli Election: Free Enterprise
John C. Goodman | March 23, 2015

Rabbi’s Demand: Let Jews Defend Themselves from Terrorism
Stephen P. Halbrook | March 23, 2015

How to Create a Kingdom of Freedom
A Little Girl’s African Dream Could Come True

Lawrence J. McQuillan | March 23, 2015

The United States Could Learn from Its British Ally
Ivan Eland | March 23, 2015

How America Became the World’s Policeman
Wendy McElroy | March 20, 2015

Activists Could Limit College Earnings, Research
William F. Shughart II | March 20, 2015

Are Liberals at Fault for the Breakup of the Family?
John C. Goodman | March 17, 2015

Republicans’ Letter to Iran Violates at Least the Spirit of the Constitution
Ivan Eland | March 16, 2015

Is the Middle Class Getting Squeezed by Liberal Public Policies?
John C. Goodman | March 13, 2015

Recent Marijuana Legalizations Are a Step in the Right Direction
Audrey Redford, Benjamin Powell | March 12, 2015

Why Are the Women Who Can Least Afford Them Having Children?
John C. Goodman | March 12, 2015