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 The True State of the Union http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4074 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4074 President Obama last Tuesday night told Congress and the nation, "The State of the Union is strong." We beg to differ. The U.S. government owes roughly 20 times as much as it ta... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT Obamacare Deadbeats Throw Off True Enrollment Numbers http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4075 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4075 Obamacare enrollment is slowing to a trickle. Will the White House meet its target for 2015? Independent Institute Senior Fellow a href="http://www.independent.org/aboutus/person_detail.... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT EPA's 'Green' Carbon Tax Isn't Really Green http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4076 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4076 Nuclear power provides nearly two-thirds of the zero-carbon energy in the United States, but a carbon tax that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to impose on power plants cou... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT Tolstoy Exposes the State http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4077 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4077 Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) is world-famous for having penned emWar and Peace/em, emAnna Karenina/em, and other novels of nineteenth-century Russia, but the writer was also well-... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT Challenge of Liberty Student Seminars Now Accepting Applicantions http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4078 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4078 Attention, College Students: Want to learn more about freedom? Eager to learn how the world works--emand how to make it better?/em If so, the Independent Institute'... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT New Blog Posts http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4079 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4079 From emThe Beacon/em: div style="padding-left:20px" a href="http://blog.independent.org/2015/01/26/humalas-hatchet-man-may-be-key-figure-in-peruvian-spy-scandal"Humala... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT Selected News Alerts http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4080 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1585#4080 a href="http://www.thedailybell.com/exclusive-interviews/36026/Anthony-Wile-Peter-Boettke-The-Transformative-Rise-of-Austrian-Economics/"Peter Boettke on the resurgence of Austrian econ... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT Public Schools and the Per-Pupil-Spending Myth http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1584#4067 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1584#4067 With the release of emEducation Week/em's latest annual study of K-12 school funding earlier this month, public-school bureaucrats across the United States have kicked into high ... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT The Case against 'Heliocentric' Health Insurance http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1584#4068 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1584#4068 The new U.S. Congress--and the American public--will be hearing numerous ideas for improving the healthcare system, including several spelled out in publications such as Independe... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT Martin Luther King and the Inclusive Society http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1584#4069 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1584#4069 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., played a pivotal role in making the United States a more just and inclusive society. Yet ironically, many who claim to follow in his footsteps actually walk a... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:20:02 GMT