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 Saving Refugees of the U.S.-led Drug War http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3892 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3892 In 1939, the MS emSt. Louis/em set sail from Hamburg, Germany, with nearly 1,000 Jewish refugees seeking sanctuary from Hitler's barbarism. They were denied refuge in Cuba, the U... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Putin, Ukraine, and MH-17 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3893 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3893 The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH-17)--ostensibly by pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine equipped with Russian surface-to-air missiles (although this hasn't be... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT U.S. Debt Outlook Worsens http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3894 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3894 On July 15, the Congressional Budget Office offered its latest long-term budget assessment. There's good news and bad news. First, the bad news: Owing to slow economic growth, the de... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Sweatshops: Misunderstood Paths Out of Poverty http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3895 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3895 The collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh's Rana Plaza last year killed more than 1,100 workers and reignited an international movement calling for the regulation of so-called ... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT New Blog Posts http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3896 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3896 From emThe Beacon/em: div style="padding-left:20px" a href="http://blog.independent.org/2014/07/28/are-lawsuits-ending-or-mending-teacher-tenure"Are Lawsuits Ending or Me... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Selected News Alerts http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3897 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3897 div style="padding-left:20px" a href="http://townhall.com/columnists/johncgoodman/2014/07/26/will-obamacare-cost-you-your-job-n1866560/page/full"John C. Goodman on Obamacare and your... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3898 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1559#3898 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Lessons from Nazi Gun Control http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1558#3885 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1558#3885 Will the feds require gun owners to wear electronic bracelets that would enable only registered owners to activate their firearms? It's an idea that Attorney General Eric Holder has ... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Hobby Lobby and Costly Health-Insurance "Freebies" http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1558#3886 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1558#3886 In a 5-4 decision last month, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with Hobby Lobby's challenge to a provision in Obamacare (as defined by the Department of Health and Human Services) that r... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Will Tesla's New Patent Policy Help Spark Reform? http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1558#3887 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1558#3887 Last month, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk surprised observers when he announced that his electric car company would never initiate a patent lawsuit. The move sounded brash to many, but Musk... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT