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Links: Web Sites of The Independent Institute


The main website of the Independent Institute features articles, books, videos, and information about all the Institute’s events and programs.
Blog: The Beacon

The official blog of the Independent Institute features incisive commentary on current events from David Theroux, Robert Higgs, John Graham, and many others.

Government spending and debt are ballooning to dangerous levels. The Government Cost Calculator shows visitors the true cost of government, while a blog provides news and commentary on tax and spending news.
Book: Priceless

Americans are trapped in a dysfunctional healthcare system fraught with perverse incentives that raise costs and reduce quality. Priceless proposes dozens of bold reforms to provide a path to low-cost, high-quality healthcare.

A bibliographic compendium of both scholarly and popular works and commentary on the domestic and international effects of national “crises,” including preventative, interventionist wars around the world to create a U.S. empire.

Provides information on the drug development and approval process, an evaluation of the costs and benefits of FDA policy, a review and evaluation of the major plans for FDA reform, a glossary, comments from economists, and much more!

A unique and powerful way to communicate the importance of the Bill of Rights’ Second Amendment for the protection of liberty.

The Spanish-language website of The Independent Institute provides spanish language versions of articles, and spanish language books for sale.

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Albanian Center for Economic Research (Albania)
Allegheny Institute
American Enterprise Institute
Brookings Institution
Calvert Institute
Cascade Policy Institute
Cato Institute
Center for Cognitive Liberty & Ethics
Center for Entrepreneurship (Montenegro)
Center for Equal Opportunity
Center for the Dissemination of Economic Information (Venezuela)
Center of the American Experiment
Centre for Independent Studies (Australia)
Commonwealth Foundation, The
Compact for America
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Council for Affordable Health Insurance
David Hume Institute (Scotland)
Discovery Institute
Dumont Institute for Public Policy Research
Economic Policy Institute
E.G. West Centre (England)
Edmund Burke Institute (Ireland)
Educational Policy Institute
Employee Benefit Research Institute
ESEADE (Argentina)
Foundation for Economic Education
Fundacion Atlas (Argentina)
Goldwater Institute
Grupo de Estudios Estrategicos (Spain)
Heartland Institute
Heritage Foundation
Hoover Institution
Hudson Institute
Institute for Contemporary Studies
Institute for International Economics
Institute for Liberty and Democracy (Peru)
Institute for the Study of the Russian Economy (Russia)
Institute of Public Affairs (Australia)
Institute of Public Policy Analysis (Nigeria)
Instituto Bruno Leoni (Italy)
International Reform Monitor
John Locke Foundation
Ludwig von Mises Institute (Europe)
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Manhattan Institute
Molinari Institute (French)
National Center for Public Policy Research
National Wilderness Institute
Nevada Policy Research Institute
Open Society Institute
Political Economy Research Center
Progress and Freedom Foundation
Reason Foundation
Resources for the Future
Science and Environmental Policy Project
Smith Center, The
St. Lawrence Institute (Canada)
Texas Public Policy Foundation
Thomas Szasz Cybercenter for Liberty and Responsibility

Policy Advocacy Organizations

Accuracy in Media
Alliance for America
American Civil Liberties Union
American Council on Science and Health
American Land Rights
Americans Against Bombing
Amnesty International
Associacion Libro Libre (Costa Rica)
Bush Occupation
Business Executives for National Security
Campaign for a Color-Blind America
Center for Citizen Initiatives
Center for Civil Society International
Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise
Center for Individual Freedom
Chattanooga Resource Foundation
Citizens Against Government Waste
Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Citizens for Legitimate Government
Civil America
Climate Journal
Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education
Concord Coalition
ConservativeHQ (registration required)
Consumer Alert
Doctors for Disaster Preparedness
Drug Policy Alliance
Electronic Frontier Foundation
First Amendment Project
Foundation for the Advancement of Monetary Education
Free Citizen
Free Expression Clearinghouse
Free Republic
Free State Project
Freedom Law School
Future of Freedom Foundation, The
Gun Owners of America
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Web
Idea Channel
Liberty Belles
Jefferson School
Kansas Taxpayers Network
Laissez-Faire Books
Liberty Matters
LibertyTree: Review and Catalogue
National Center for Institutions and Alternatives
Nth Position
Oregon Institute on Science and Medicine
Polyconomics, Inc.
Project on Defense Alternatives
Respecting Accuracy in Domestic Abuse Reporting
Righter, The
Second Amendment Foundation

Publications and Media

Atlantic Monthly
Axis of Logic
BBC News
Capitol News Blue
Christian Science Monitor
Covert Action Quarterly
Dixie Daily News
Drudge Report
Economist, The
Ether Zone
First Headlines
Fox News
Free Speech News
Guardian, The (England)
Independent, The (England)
Investor's Business Daily
Issues & Views
Jewish World Review
Journal of Law and Economics
Nation, The
National Interest, The
National Post (Canada)
National Review
New Republic
New York Observer
New York Times
Orange County Register
Peru Liberal
Progressive Review
The Rittenhouse Review
The Sovereign Society
Strike the Root
Toogood Reports
USA Today
The War in Context
Washington Post
Washington Times
Weekly Standard
Wired News
World Tribune

Educational Sites and Associations

C.S. Lewis Society of California
The Educational Register
Fund for American Studies
History of Economics Society
Home Education Magazine
Isaiah Berlin Virtual Library
Karl Popper Web
Leader Values
National Association of Scholars
Southern Economic Association
Student Leader
Western Economic Association International

Databases and Other Services

Action Without Borders
All Politics (CNN and Time)
Atlas Economic Policy Research Foundation
The Conservative Calendar
Economics of Networks
Great Books, The
Harvard Information Infrastructure Policy Gateway
Jeffrey A. Schaler
Liberty Network
Library of Congress
Free Market Medicine
WebEc List of Economic Journals
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