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 Private Schools for the Poor http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5072 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5072 By James N. Tooley; The accepted wisdom is that private schools serve the privileged; everyone else, especially the poor, requires public school. The poor, so this logic goes, need government assistance if t... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT Confiscating Liberty http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5073 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5073 By Roger D. McGrath; I first came upon Stephen P. Halbrook in 1984 when the University of New Mexico Press published his first book, a href="http://www.independent.org/store/book.asp?id=23"That Every Man... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT Let's Privatize Medicare http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5071 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5071 By John C. Goodman; Paul Ryan proposed a a href="http://paulryan.house.gov/issues/issue/?IssueID=9969#.U_X4IGd0yqU"private health insurance alternative to Medicare for future retirees, a href="htt... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT Detroit Bankruptcy Reveals 401(k)'s Virtues http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5070 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5070 By Lawrence J. McQuillan; OAKLAND--Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy case is scheduled for trial beginning this Thursday, August 21, when U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven Rhodes will decide if the city#14... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT Democrats Are Part of the Problem in Ferguson, Too http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5069 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5069 By Wendy McElroy; The halls of an adjourned Congress are ringing with passionate calls to address the civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., which resulted from the lethal shooting of an unarmed black teen by poli... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT Devil's In the Details of Campus Accountability and Safety Act http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5068 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5068 By Wendy McElroy; The Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA), S. 2692, seeks to change how publicly funded universities investigate allegations of sexual assault. CASA and its House version, H.R. 5354... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT Market Basket's Forgotten Customers http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5067 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5067 By Benjamin W. Powell; The battle to control a href="http://www.theguardian.com/money/us-money-blog/2014/aug/14/timeline-market-basket-supermarket-arthur-family-feud" target="_hplink"Market Basket is a family... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT Climate Science Does Not Support IPCC Conclusions http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5066 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5066 By S. Fred Singer; Since 2008, the Chicago-based, libertarian-leaning Heartland Institute has organized nine ICCCs (International Conferences on Climate Change). Norman Rogers (emAmerican Thinker/em, ... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT Is ObamaCare Hazardous To Your Health? http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5065 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5065 By John C. Goodman; The Obama administration wants to change the practice of medicine. Marcus Welby is out. Working in teams is in--especially in large practices owned by hospitals. Along the way, doctor... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT ObamaCare--A Technicality Is Sneaking Up On You http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5064 http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=5064 By Wendy McElroy; emHalbig v. Burwell/em is a potent challenge to the viability of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) which became law in 2010. The case rests on a technicality ... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:20:02 GMT