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    New Book: Highway Heist

    America’s Crumbling Infrastructure and the Way Forward

    What is infrastructure? If it’s so vital, why are America’s roads a mess? Or are they? Written by one of America’s foremost experts on the topic, James Bennett, Highway Heist answers these questions and more.

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    New California Golden Fleece® Award

    The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement License Plate Readers in California and Safeguards to Protect the Public

    Law enforcement agencies are essentially testing surveillance systems on Californians with their use of automated license plate readers (ALPRs). The costly technology has troubling error rates resulting in frequent baseless vehicle stops.
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    Recommended Readings on the History of Russia and Ukraine

    The Russia/Ukraine war is between countries that have different histories and political cultures from our own. The conflict brings up just-war theory, the difficult issue of nationalities, contrasting political cultures, and a myriad of other issues. Here is the much-needed guide through all the complexity.

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    The Independent Review: Summer 2022 Issue Now Available

    David Theroux, founder of the Independent Institute, led a life centered on the idea that mankind is made for self-government. Also in this issue: health care price transparency; fascism in Mussolini’s Italy; poverty in America compared to all of human history; and more!

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    “Critical Math” Doesn’t Add Up

    Politics Plus Mathematics Equals Undermining Foundations of Success

    Most people think that mathematics is a non-ideological discipline. They think of it as an objective discipline that is socially and politically neutral and independent of the society in which it is studied. But the promoters of “critical math” in the United States do not think so—they see math as an ideological battlefield.

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    New Policy Report — Beyond Homeless: Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes, Transformative Solutions.

    The Bay Area’s housing and homelessness crises will not be resolved until policymakers and service providers stop relying on conventional approaches which do not work.
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    CATALYST: Young Voices for Liberty

    Catalyst is our website dedicated to issues that millennials care about the most: jobs, housing costs, education, student debt, healthcare, and more. Learn, engage, and connect.

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