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 Saving Refugees of the U.S.-led Drug War 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 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 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 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 From emThe Beacon/em: div style="padding-left:20px" a href=""Are Lawsuits Ending or Me... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Selected News Alerts div style="padding-left:20px" a href=""John C. Goodman on Obamacare and your... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:20:02 GMT Lessons from Nazi Gun Control 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" 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? 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