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 Returning Education to the States and Citizens http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9052 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9052 By Vicki E. Alger; President Donald Trump has called for major changes to federal education policy. During his bid for the White House, he vowed to cut wasteful federal spending on education while ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT What Would a Free Market for Health Care Look Like? http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9051 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9051 By John C. Goodman; One of the more interesting television commercials I see is an ad sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA). The message: if you have cancer, we want you. Welcome to... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT Economics of Immigration Are at Odds with Politics http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9050 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9050 By Benjamin Powell; An a href="http://www.newamericaneconomy.org/feature/an-open-letter-from-1470-economists-on-immigration/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=enq=http://... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT What to Do About North Korea? Less Is More http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9049 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9049 By Ivan Eland; The diametrically opposed styles of President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson never have been more on display than they recently have been on North Korea, which has been... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT Trump Should Be Fighting ISIS, Not Syria http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9048 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9048 By Ivan Eland; What's the White House's next move when it comes to Syria? Let's hope nothing. President Donald Trump's salvo of cruise missiles against a military airfield in... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT As Delaine Eastin Runs for Governor, Let's Look at Her Record http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9047 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9047 By K. Lloyd Billingsley; Former Democratic California Assemblywoman Delaine Eastin is running for governor, lamenting that the state does not spend enough money on education. Her entry into the 2018 race, unfortu... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT How the Ethanol Mandate Is Killing the American Prairie http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9046 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9046 By William F. Shughart II; Among the factors most responsible for this tragic loss of our prairie heritage is the federal renewable fuel standard, a congressional mandate requiring refiners to mix renewable fuel (m... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT North Texas Already Has School Choice http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9044 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9044 By John C. Goodman; Although it is often viewed as a radically new idea, the vast majority of parents in Dallas have been participating in a system of school choice for years. There are more than 40 ... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT Getting Health Reform Right http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9043 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9043 By John C. Goodman; Here is something you can take to the bank. If Republicans can't produce an alternative to Obamacare that solves the real problems of ordinary people, they will never be able to pass... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT Bridging Today's Political Divide? Let States Do It http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9042 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=9042 By William J. Watkins Jr.; In a recent Gallup poll, 77 percent of Americans described their country as divided. Divergent views on matters such as police conduct, transgender identity and health care dominate the h... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 21:20:02 GMT