Independent Institute Articles Recent Articles and op-eds from the Independent Institute FeedForAll Mac v2.1 ( unlicensed version; Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:07:23 -0800 Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:07:10 -0800 Education Savings Accounts for Texas By Vicki E. Alger; When it comes to innovation and economic productivity, Texas typically ranks among the top ten states in the country--or not far behind. It leads in 10-year economic growth and produc... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT A Health Plan for Donald Trump By John C. Goodman; Donald Trump has said three things about health care. He wants to: (1) replace Obamacare with a much better reform; (2) cover everyone, leaving no one without access to care; and (3) do a... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT Does Hillary Clinton Believe in Anything? By John C. Goodman; What does Hillary Clinton really believe? Does she have strong beliefs about anything? A new raft of emails from the Clinton camp give us reason to doubt. The documents show the C... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT Both Candidates Wrong on Syria By Ivan Eland; The second presidential debate showed the poor choice American voters face in November's election, at least on foreign policy. That was no clearer than on an issue that has vexed the... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT The Only Place Where 'Leading from Behind' has Worked By Alvaro Vargas Llosa; While dramatic, a href="" target="_blank" rel="no-follow" data-action="auto_keyword" data-label="president obama"President Obama/a... Fri, 14 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT The United Nations Report on Access to Medicines is a Public Health Hazard By John R. Graham; Almost one year ago, the Secretary-General of the United Nations convened a High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines, which is especially limited among the poor in parts of the developing ... Fri, 14 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT Economics, Safety, and Bureaucratic Logrolling By Abigail R. Hall Blanco; Innovation and change undoubtedly challenge the status quo. Throughout history these things have reshaped our communities and improved our lives. From the inventions of the Industrial Rev... Wed, 12 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT Will Colorado Vote to Socialize Its Health Care System? By John C. Goodman, Linda Gorman; When the rest of the nation goes to the polls in November, residents of Colorado will vote on a href=" Fri, 07 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT Free Trade Is a Win-Win By Benjamin Powell; Economists have known that international trade enhances the wealth of trading nations since the publication of Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" in 1776. In fact, probab... Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT Does It Pay to Work? By John C. Goodman; The room at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., was packed as Boston University economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff prepared to address them last week. In attendance were econ... Mon, 03 Oct 2016 21:20:02 GMT