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 John Muir versus Yosemite's Miwok Indians http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6561 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6561 Yosemite National Park is home to majestic valleys, breathtaking waterfalls, and an endless labyrinth of hiking trails. It's been a mecca for vacationing families and intrepid backp... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Kicking the Feds Out of the Schools http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6562 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6562 Should the federal government get out of K-12 education and cede all control to local school boards? A newspaper recently put the question to Independent Institute Research Fellow a href... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Eight GOP Health Proposals to Avoid http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6563 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6563 Most Republican voters (56 percent, according to a recent Kaiser Health Tracking Poll) favor scrapping the Affordable Care Act. Their party representatives in Congress, however, have prop... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Schwarzenegger, Cronyism, and the Miscarriage of Justice http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6564 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6564 Arnold Schwarzenegger became California's governor on November 17, 2003, replacing Gray Davis, who lost in the recall election. The bodybuilder-turned-actor made several political p... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6565 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6565 Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6566 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6566 Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6567 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3652#6567 Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT The Road to Better Highways http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3651#6554 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3651#6554 May 16 kicks off Infrastructure Week--an occasion to reflect on the importance of America's roads, bridges, airports, pipes, transmission lines, power grids, and the like. It ... Tue, 17 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Why Airport Security Is a Bad Joke http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3651#6555 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3651#6555 Roads aren't the only transportation infrastructure that suffers from poorly designed public policies. Government inefficiency and ineptitude also hamper rail and air transport. R... Tue, 17 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT California's New Tobacco Ban: A Moral Abomination http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3651#6556 http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=3651#6556 Smokers in California from 18 to 20 years old have only three and a half weeks until the state's new tobacco restrictions kick in. Come June 9--two days after the California prim... Tue, 17 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT