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 Netanyahu Needs Some Tough Love By Ivan Eland; With all of the public sniping back-and-forth between American President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Netanyahu's circumvention of standard protoco... Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT Time To Sever Fiscally Irresponsible Greece from Its EU Lifeline By William F. Shughart II; Instead of extending Greece's credit line for another four months, European officials should have cut Greece off from the financial lifeline it's been abusing. It would... Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT Schizophrenia in the White House By John C. Goodman; Have you noticed how often the president seems to have flip flopped on so many important issues? Or, if not flip flopping at least taking diametrically opposed positions on the same basic... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Inequality Soared This Month: Did Anybody Notice? Does Anybody Care? By John C. Goodman; I've been waiting to see outrage in all the usual places. The editorial pages of emThe New York Times/em. The blog posts at emSlate./em Commentary at the emHuffington Post... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Personalizing Learning for All Students Through Education Savings Accounts By Vicki E. Alger; Fifteen years ago Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Freidman noted that just because we finance education through government that does not mean government should be in charge of delive... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Answer to Krugman on Market Failure: Government Failure Is Worse By John C. Goodman; Most introductory economics textbooks have a section on "a href=""market failure." It is here that students learn that markets m... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Digital Production Assistant How Do You Spell 'Fed'? D-U-I By Burton A. Abrams; Alcohol is important to Federal Reserve folklore.The economist Milton Friedman likened the central bank to a drunk driver careening down the highway: The drunk driver goes too fast, appli... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Health Care Updates You Won't Want to Miss, II By John C. Goodman; The Obama administration took credit for the slowdown in a href=""health care spending, even though it started a decade ago. Will they now accept blame ... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT The U.S. Government Is Making the Problem of Islamist Extremism Worse By Ivan Eland; The Islamist terrorists are winning, and the U.S. government is helping them! Barack Obama just finished a three-day White House conference on countering "violent extremism" but... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT