Independent Institute News The Lighthouse: The Newsletter of 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 The Independent Review--Spring 2015 Issue Now Available (eSubscriptions, Too!) We're delighted to announce the publication of a href=""the Spring 2015 issue of emThe Independent Review/em, ... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT Fossil Fuel Divestment Activists Could Slow Transition to Cleaner Energy A growing number of students and faculty on college campuses are pressuring universities to stop investing in fossil-fuel companies and to sell current holdings. Targeted schools include ... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT A New Freedom Oasis in Africa? Imagine you can start a country from scratch. What legal system would you choose? What businesses would you hope to attract? These are questions facing Jeremiah Heaton, who traveled from ... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT Israel Climbs Ladder of Economic Freedom and Prosperity For much of its recent history, Israel was a quasi-socialist society with a centrally managed economy with mediocre performance, despite its highly educated and highly skilled workforce. ... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT New Blog Posts From emThe Beacon/em: div style="padding-left:20px" a href=""The 'Miracl... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT Selected News Alerts div style="padding-left:20px" a href=""Audio: Second Amendment attorney and author Stephen Halbrook on emThe Tom ... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT How Much Is Federal Spending Costing You? The federal government is not known for any predisposition toward full disclosure. Nevertheless, it periodically sheds light on what it has in store for ordinary people. The Independent I... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT More Economic Flimflam on the Left The White House and its supporters are cheering the official jobs report for February as encouraging. The fine print, however, paints a different picture. Although the national unemploym... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT Congressional Critics Miss Mark on Pot Legalization In late February, Alaska and Washington, DC, did what many states and cities have already done: they legalized recreational use and possession of marijuana in small quantities. In respon... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:20:02 GMT