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 Director of Development The Atomic Age and Limited Liability for Nuclear Accidents By William F. Shughart II; It's taken nearly two decades, but the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has finally given a green light for the pre-startup test of a "new" reactor at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Be... Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:20:02 GMT TVA's New Nuke Plant Shows How Regulation Stifles Clean Energy By William F. Shughart II; The Obama administration has finally cleared the way for the publicly owned and operated Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to fire up a "new" nuclear reactor on which constructi... Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:20:02 GMT Where is the Further Conversation? By Gary M. Galles; "Check your privilege" has become a mainstay of social justice rhetoric. Assumed privilege is also a presumption behind microaggression accusations now seeming to sprout by the ... Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:20:02 GMT Discredited Rape Data Overshadow What's Accurate By Wendy McElroy; A emWashington Times/em a href="" target="_blank"headline on Nov. 9 declared, ... Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:20:02 GMT Nullification and the Kentucky Resolution of 1798 By William J. Watkins Jr.; Because the United States was founded as a constitutional republic--one based on certain specific principles, not power or privilege--Americans of all eras frequently raise concer... Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:20:02 GMT Mandated Leave: The Price We Pay For Someone Else's Children By Abigail R. Hall; There's something in the water. Every time I turn around, someone is announcing a pregnancy, revealing a baby's gender with cupcakes or balloons, or posting pictures of her newb... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:20:02 GMT What Everyone Should Know About Rationing By Waiting By John C. Goodman; Americans like to think that our health care system is very different from "socialized medicine" in Canada. In fact, the two health care systems are far more similar than they a... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:20:02 GMT The Endless Cycle of Terrorism By Ivan Eland; In the wake of the heinous attacks on civilians in Paris, the French are now prone to repeating the same mistakes the United States made after the even more barbaric 9/11 attacks. The nat... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:20:02 GMT Student Programs Manager