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 Program Coordinator Trump's Foreign Policy--Interests or Values? By Alvaro Vargas Llosa; Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has triggered a debate with his recent assertion, in a a href=" Thu, 25 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT Why Nuclear Power Subsidies Must End By William F. Shughart II; Should utility bills and taxes be used to subsidize money-losing nuclear power plants so they can compete with renewable energy and low-cost natural gas? New York and Illinois, bo... Wed, 24 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT Sanctuary Cities Are Not the New Nullification Crisis By William J. Watkins Jr.; Conservatives describe President Donald Trump's fight with so-called sanctuary cities the new nullification crisis. Commentator Mark Levin avers that "[w]e have a massive null... Tue, 23 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT Santa Fe's Rejection of Soda Tax a Win for Public Health By William F. Shughart II, Josh T. Smith; Record numbers of voters turned out on May 2 to say no to a a href=" Mon, 22 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT An Economic Winning Streak Through Tax Reform By William F. Shughart II; My home state of Utah is famous for its picturesque scenery, world-renowned ski resorts, the annual Sundance Film Festival, and more. And if current trends are any indication, the Beehive... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT Did the Outcome of the French Election Merely Postpone Le Pen? By Ivan Eland; France, Europe, and the world breathed a sigh of relief after the French elections gave "centrist" Emmanuel Macron a resounding thirty-percentage point victory over "pop... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT Disparity of Tropospheric and Surface Temperature Trends: New Evidence By S. Fred Singer, David H. Douglass, Benjamin D. Pearson, Patrick J. Michaels, Paul C. Knappenberger; Observations suggest that the earth's surface has been warming relative to the troposphere for the last 25 years; this is not only difficult to explain but also contrary to the resul... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT Does Lack of Health Insurance Kill? By John C. Goodman, Linda Gorman; The Republican health plan will kill people," says a href="" target="_blank"Bernie Sanders. "The Re... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT A Comparison of Tropical Temperature Trends with Model Predictions By S. Fred Singer, John R. Christy, David H. Douglass, Benjamin D. Pearson; ABSTRACT: We examine tropospheric temperature trends of 67 runs from 22 'Climate of the 20th Century' model simulations and try to reconcile them with the best available updated... Mon, 15 May 2017 21:20:02 GMT