Independent Institute News http://www.independent.org/ The Lighthouse: The Newsletter of The Independent Institute 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 A Healthy Alternative to Federally Mandated Paid Sick Time http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4102 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4102 Should employers be required to give their workers seven days of paid sick leave per year? President Obama has proposed just such a mandate, but Independent Institute Senior Fellow a hre... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT A Quiet Response to Real Terrorist Threats Is Best http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4103 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4103 The Somali militant group al Shabab is calling on Muslims to attack the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. How should the U.S. government respond? Although the urge to retaliate w... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Oil Prices and Wall Street 'Greed' http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4104 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4104 Oil prices have fallen by more than half since last summer, as anyone who has filled up their car at the gas station might have guessed. The reason is simple: supply and demand. Spurred i... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Google Should Resist Pressure to Change Waze App http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4105 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4105 Entrepreneurs who joined with President Obama and his entourage at Stanford University recently for the White House Cyber Summit should resist calls from law enforcement to restrict mobil... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT New Blog Posts http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4106 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4106 From emThe Beacon/em: div style="padding-left:20px" a href="http://blog.independent.org/2015/02/23/why-hasnt-medicare-advantage-collapsed"Why Hasn't Medicare Advan... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Selected News Alerts http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4107 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4107 div style="padding-left:20px" a href="http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article10966202.html"Mary Theroux quoted on California's 'Welfare Queen... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4108 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1589#4108 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Simple Solutions Would Correct Damage from Obamacare http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1588#4095 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1588#4095 Thanks to Obamacare, health insurance is plagued with problems caused by doctors leaving their networks. Consequently, insurers have sent patients to doctors in their network who are out ... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Presidents, War Powers, and ISIS http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1588#4096 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1588#4096 John Adams coined the term "a government of laws, and not of men," but other Founders also held this ideal as they labored over the wording of the U.S. Constitution. Unfortunate... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT Nelson Mandela's Unfinished Business http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1588#4097 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1588#4097 Nelson Mandela's release from prison a quarter-century ago last Wednesday--after having served 27 years with hard labor--marked the opening of a new chapter in South African ... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:20:02 GMT