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 Orlando Massacre, the FBI, and ISIS http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6589 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6589 The Orlando killer, Omar Mateen, had been investigated by the FBI, but the authorities later deemed he was no longer a person of interest. What does this say about law enforcement and nat... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT Are the Young Being Fleeced? http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6590 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6590 The Millennial Generation--and for that matter every age group after them, as far as the eye can see--can expect to get much less for their tax dollars than have their elders. ... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT George Gilder on Knowledge and the American Dream http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6591 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6591 Capitalism is not chiefly a system of emincentives/em; it is a system of emknowledge creation/em. At the most fundamental level, wealth is emknowledge/em and economic growth i... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT Can You Tell Apart Voting Fact from Voting Fiction? http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6592 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6592 There may be great reasons to vote in public elections--for example, to motivate oneself to follow the government affairs at national, state, and local levels. But this is hardly the ... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6593 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6593 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6594 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6594 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6595 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3656#6595 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT Muhammad Ali's Greatest Victory http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3655#6582 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3655#6582 When the final bell rang for the man born Cassius Clay, the United States lost not only one of its greatest athletes ever, but also a true patriot--defined as someone willing to suffe... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT The Failure of Federal Education Bureaucrats: Prediction and Reality http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3655#6583 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3655#6583 Political soothsayers fail more often than not. It is therefore worth noting when a prediction hits the bull's-eye. Here's a case that Independent Institute Research Fellow a h... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT Lessons from Stanford's Sexual Assault Case http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3655#6584 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3655#6584 Stanford University student Brock Turner was arrested in 2015 and charged with five counts of rape. His sentencing earlier this month--six months in jail, for the lesser crime of sexu... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 21:20:02 GMT