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6/1/2020 “Why Pay $200,000 for a Piece of Paper?” Sr. Fellow Richard Vedder, author of Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America Op-Ed in Forbes
6/1/2020 “Will governments use pandemic emergency orders to expand their powers indefinitely?” Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs, author of Crisis and Leviathan cited in The Washington Post
5/29/2020 “Critics of California’s AB5 Law Argue Gig Work Could Help Economy Recover” Independent Institute Executive Director Graham Walker interviewed on KTVU-TV (Oakland, CA) and KCBA (Monterey) and KRXI (Reno)
5/29/2020 “Biden Backs Democrat Declaration against Independence” Policy Fellow Lloyd Billingsley Op-Ed in Front Page Mag mentioning Independent’s Open Letter to Suspend AB5
5/28/2020 “To Bounce Back from the Coronavirus, America Must Continue to Deregulate” Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs, author of Crisis and Leviathan cited in The National Interest
5/27/2020 “Pandemic and Leviathan” Sr. Fellow Robert Whaples appears on American Medicine Today
5/27/2020 “Schools Should Be Open” Sr. Fellow Williamson Evers appears on the David Webb radio show
5/27/2020 News Release “Independent Institute Files Vital Amicus Brief in AB-5 Case” at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Inc., et al. v. Xavier Becerra case seeking to rescind AB-5
5/27/2020 News Release “Wiley Files Ninth Circuit Amicus Brief in California Assembly Bill Case Supports First Amendment Rights and Economic Liberties of Independent Contractors” at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Inc., et al. v. Xavier Becerra case seeking to rescind AB-5
5/26/2020 “An Old Man Like Me Should Be Made More Vulnerable to Death by COVID-19” Policy Fellow Ronald Trowbridge Op-Ed in The Hill
5/26/2020 “Should Netflix’s ‘Waco’ Renew a Discussion about Militarizing Law Enforcement?” Research Fellow Sam Staley appears on the American Viewpoints podcast
5/26/2020 “The Five Deadly Sins of Private Health Insurance” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of Priceless Op-Ed in Forbes
5/26/2020 “Is the University of California Committing Suicide? Equity vs. Excellence” Sr. Fellow Richard Vedder, author of Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America Op-Ed in Forbes
5/25/2020 “The Crisis Hypothesis Explains Today’s Big Government” Sr. Fellow Robert Whaples appears on the Freedom Adventure podcast to discuss Crisis and Leviathan by Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs
5/24/2020 “USA PATRIOT Act: Leviathan in Search of a Crisis” Sr. Vice President Mary L. G. Theroux Op-Ed on AntiWar.com
5/22/2020 “Killing Us Softly” Sr. Fellow Williamson Evers, director of Independent’s Open Letter to CA Gov. Newsom appears on National Review’s Radio Free California podcast
5/22/2020 “Why Schools Should Open Now” Sr. Fellow Williamson Evers appears on WBAL radio
5/21/2020 “Why are school boards OK’ing California’s flawed ethnic studies model?” Sr. Fellow Williamson Evers quoted in The Jewish News of Northern California
5/21/2020 “What the Regime Uncertainty of the Pandemic Means for Entrepreneurs” Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs cited in Entrepreneur magazine
5/21/2020 “University of California Will No Longer Use ACT/SAT Tests in Admissions” Sr. Fellow Williamson Evers appears on KCBS radio
5/21/2020 “Our Country Has Failed by Shuttering Schools” Sr. Fellow Williamson Evers appears on Newsmax TV’s Liquid Lunch
5/21/2020 “Schools Should Re-Open” Sr. Fellow Williamson Evers appears on WESR radio’s Politics on the Edge
5/20/2020 “Reality Check: Stomping Around Michigan Declaring Yourself a Militia Only Makes You Look Like an Idiot” Sr. Fellow Stephen Halbrook, author of That Every Man Be Armed cited in The Federalist
5/20/2020 “Open Schools Now” Sr. Fellow Williamson Evers appears on the Lars Larson radio show
5/20/2020 “The Politics of Fear: For economist Robert Higgs, Covid-19 is just the latest emergency justifying expanded government power.” Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs, author of Crisis and Leviathan cited in City Journal
5/19/2020 “COVID-19 Policies Place Liberty in Peril” Research Fellow Randall Holcombe, author of Liberty in Peril Op-Ed in The Hill
5/18/2020 “Colleges on Life Support Face Three Choices: Death, Merge or Survive” Sr. Fellow Richard Vedder, author of Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America Op-Ed in Forbes
5/16/2020 “Tom Cotton Leads Way to Confrontation with China” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland, author of War and the Rogue Presidency Op-Ed in The American Conservative
5/16/2020 “Was Obama Systematically Spying on Everyone Who Could Threaten His Legacy?” Sr. Vice President Mary L. G. Theroux cited on American Thinker
5/16/2020 “Two Narratives, One Constitution” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of Priceless Op-Ed in Townhall
5/15/2020 “Suspend CA AB-5 Now to Hire Gig Workers During Pandemic” Independent’s Open Letter to Suspend AB5 cited on Fallbrook Bonsall Village News
5/15/2020 “Challenging Anthony Fauci” Policy Fellow Lloyd Billingsley Op-Ed on American Thinker


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