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Fri, Jul 11 “NASA’s Children’s Climate Change Website, And The book 1984: Creating Spies One Child At A Time” Sr. Vice President Mary Theroux in Eurasia Review
Wed, Jul 9 “Debunking Tyler Cowen and Paul Krugman on War Being Good for the Economy” Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs, author of Depression, War, and Cold War: Challenging the Myths of Conflict and Prosperity in AntiWar.com
Wed, Jul 9 “A Beacon of Truth” Independent Institute Founder and President David Theroux is profiled in The Lara-Murphy Report
Mon, Jul 7 “Why a bill against medical experimentation on minors is necessary” Research Fellow Wendy McElroy Op-Ed in The Hill
Mon, Jul 7 “Study Finds Private Prisons Offer Massive Cost Savings” Independent Policy Report in The Daily Caller
Mon, Jul 7 “Resolving Conflicts in Artificial States” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland Op-Ed in The Huffington Post
Thu, Jul 3 “Textbook Trigger Warnings Shackle Free Flow of Ideas” Research Fellow Donald Downs Op-Ed in McClatchy Newspapers
Thu, Jul 3 “The KGB’s Successors and The ‘Greening’ of Europe” Sr. Fellow William Shughart Op-Ed in Forbes
Thu, Jul 3 “Ralph Nader’s Unstoppable” Research Fellow Randall Holcombe in Eurasia Review
Thu, Jul 3 “Burgeoning Regulations Threaten Our Humanity” Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs in Eurasia Review
Thu, Jul 3 “The Power of the Powerless” Research Fellow Wendy McElroy in The Daily Bell
Thu, Jul 3 “World War I, Rather Than World War II, Is Key for U.S. Foreign Policy” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland Op-Ed in The Huffington Post
Wed, Jul 2 “Why was the VA created 100 years ago, anyway?” 2010 Independent Institute study Failure to Provide cited in The Arizona Republic newspaper
Tue, Jul 1 “World Cup Exposes Brazil’s Broken And Corrupt Economic Model” Op-Ed by Sr. Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa, author of Global Crossings in Investor’s Business Daily
Tue, Jul 1 “Reviving California’s Economy” Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan appears on the Andy Caldwell Show on KUHL radio
Tue, Jul 1 “ObamaCare Is Costing A Lot More Than You Think” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of Priceless in Forbes
Tue, Jul 1 “How Much Should Your Health Insurer Know About Your Health?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of Priceless in Forbes
Mon, Jun 30 Gun Control in the Third Reich Author Stephen Halbrook Appears on Operation Freedom radio show
Mon, Jun 30 “Iraqi Forces Go on the Offensive” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland, Author of Partitioning for Peace on Canada’s CTV
Fri, Jun 27 “A Federal Schizophrenia About Marijuana” Research Fellow Wendy McElroy in The Hill
Fri, Jun 27 “Should Your City Run More Buses or Build Light Rail? Cato’s O’Toole Says More Buses” Research Fellow Art Carden Op-Ed in Forbes
Thu, Jun 26 “‘Risky Business’ In Climate Change Policy” Sr. Fellow William F. Shughart II in Eurasia Review
Thu, Jun 26 “Mechanisms of ‘Correcting’ Violence” Research Fellow Wendy McElroy Op-Ed in The Daily Bell
Tue, Jun 24 “Dick Cheney’s Outrageous Statements” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland Op-Ed in The Huffington Post
Mon, Jun 23 “Why the Too Big Export-Import Bank Should Be Allowed to Fail” Op-Ed by William Shughart in McClatchy Newspapers
Mon, Jun 23 “Harm of minimum-wage laws is neglected and poorly understood” Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in 20th Century America by Richard Vedder and Lowell Gallaway cited in The Augusta Chronicle
Mon, Jun 23 “Immigration And Mindless Partisanship” Research Fellow Anthony Gregory in Eurasia Review
Mon, Jun 23 “The VA’s Unprecedented Attack On Whistleblowers” Research Fellow Wendy McElroy Op-Ed in The News Doctors
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Fri, Jun 20 “Water: The Price Is Wrong” Op-Ed by Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell in The Huffington Post
Fri, Jun 20 “No More Intervention in Iraq” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on Denver’s KLZ-AM radio
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Fri, Jun 20 “New Insights Into Iraq” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland in Eurasia Review
Thu, Jun 19 “Thoreau as a Lone Crazy” Research Fellow Wendy McElroy Op-Ed in The Daily Bell
Thu, Jun 19 Sr. Fellow John R. Graham testifies before House Committee focusing on insurance company bailout provisions of Obamacare.
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Resolving Conflicts in Artificial States (7/9/2014)
Ivan Eland

The KGB’s Successors and The ‘Greening’ Of Europe (7/9/2014)
William F. Shughart II

The Power of the Powerless (7/9/2014)
Wendy McElroy

Mechanisms of ‘Correcting’ Violence (7/9/2014)
Wendy McElroy

The VA’s Unprecedented Attack On Whistleblowers (7/9/2014)
Wendy McElroy

ObamaCare Is Costing A Lot More Than You Think (7/9/2014)
John C. Goodman

World War I, Rather Than World War II, Is Key for U.S. Foreign Policy (7/7/2014)
Ivan Eland

How Much Should Your Health Insurer Know About Your Health? (7/7/2014)
John C. Goodman