Independent Institute Articles Recent Articles and op-eds from the Independent Institute http://www.independent.org/ http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss FeedForAll Mac v2.1 (2.1.0.1) unlicensed version; http://www.FeedForAll.com/ Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:07:23 -0800 Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:07:10 -0800 Blurred Lines http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7437 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7437 By Aaron Tao; em"Think of liberalism ... as a collection of ideas or principles which go to make up an attitude or 'habit of mind.'" /em- Arthur A. Ekirch /blockquote... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:20:02 GMT Pension Truth Trickles Down in California http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7436 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7436 By K. Lloyd Billingsley; Unfunded pension liabilities are soaring to $4.7 trillion nationwide, and are already beginning to crowd out key public services. Attempts to deny this reality are failing badly, but they... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:20:02 GMT Block Granting Obamacare to the States: Sense or Nonsense? http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7435 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7435 By John C. Goodman; It's been more than five years since the passage of Obamacare and the Republicans in Congress still don't have an alternative that they can all agree on. It's probably fair... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:20:02 GMT Let Greece Leave the Eurozone http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7434 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7434 By Ivan Eland; div id="mainentrycontent" In withdrawing from negotiations with Greece's international creditors and holding a referendum on whether Greece should adopt the further austerity req... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:20:02 GMT The Supreme Court Saves the Republicans--From Themselves http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7433 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7433 By John C. Goodman; Republicans on Capitol Hill last week roundly condemned thea href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/14-114_qol1.pdf" Supreme Court's decision to allow federal (Obama... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:20:02 GMT Six Problems with the ACA That Aren't Going Away http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7431 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7431 By John C. Goodman; As Congress and the Obama Administration await the Supreme Court's decision in emKing v. Burwell/em, there is heightened interest in what happens after the decision. One common a... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:20:02 GMT King v. Burwell: Fix Obamacare's Job Killing Tax Credits http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7430 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7430 By John R. Graham; You read that headline right: It is not only those who pay Obamacare taxes who suffer, but those who receive them. That's because the tax credits are calculated so perversely that p... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:20:02 GMT Bernie Sanders Thinks Consumer Choice Harms Kids http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7429 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7429 By Sheldon Richman; Asked if he would trade some economic growth for "a more equitable distribution of wealth," presidential hopeful and senator Bernie Sanders replied: "Yes.... You donrsq... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:20:02 GMT Krugman Wrong About Jeb http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7428 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7428 By John C. Goodman; It's been almost 240 years since Adam Smith wrote a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wealth_of_Nations"emAn Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations/e... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:20:02 GMT Drillers Big on Conservation of Water http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7427 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=7427 By William F. Shughart II; div itemprop="articleBody" In their never-ending search for villains and scapegoats, environmental activists are blaming U.S. oil and gas companies for exacerbating water shortages in... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:20:02 GMT