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Date Title
6/20/2020 “How California’s AB5 Law Threatens Entrepreneurship: From Uber drivers to freelance writers, AB5 will upend countless lives,” by Luka Ladan (Catalyst)
6/18/2020 “Court rejects HHS rule to include drug prices in TV ads” Research Fellow Raymond March quoted on Healio.com
6/17/2020 “Are College Professors Less Supportive of Black Students?” Sr. Fellow Richard Vedder, author of Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America Op-Ed in Forbes
6/17/2020 “The American University and the End of the Enlightenment” Sr. Fellow Richard Vedder, author of Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America Op-Ed on MindingTheCampus.org
6/17/2020 “California’s AB5 Law Harms Workers During Pandemic” Independent Institute Executive Director Graham Walker appears on the Trevor Carey show on KALZ FM “Power Talk” Radio
6/16/2020 “Race and Liberty in America—Riots Today vs the 1960s” Research Fellow Jonathan Bean appears on the Jim Bohannon radio show
6/15/2020 “Suspend AB5 to Save Jobs in California” Independent Institute Executive Director Graham Walker appears on the Jen and Don show on KTIE radio
6/15/2020 “Next-generation climate models: worse than ever!” Independent Institute event Fixing Science: Practical Solutions for the Irreproducibility Crisis cited on CornwallAlliance.org
6/12/2020 “Riots and Protests Draw Similarities, Differences to 60s” Research Fellow Jonathan Bean, editor of Race and Liberty in America appears on WTTG Fox5 in Washington, DC
6/12/2020 “Can We Talk about Something Else Now?” Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs, author of Crisis and Leviathan cited on American Institute for Economic Research
6/11/2020 “One Cheer for Trump’s Troop Withdrawal from Germany” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland, author of War and the Rogue Presidency
6/11/2020 “AB5 and the California Economy” Executive Director Graham Walker appears on the Larry O’Connor radio show
6/9/2020 “Time to Listen to the Coronavirus Dissidents” Sr. Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa appears on American Medicine Today
6/8/2020 “Riots after Floyd Death Similar to 1960s Riots—Liberal Response Repeats Mistakes of Past” Research Fellow Jonathan Bean, editor of Race and Liberty in America Op-Ed on FoxNews.com
6/8/2020 “Is a Law School Meltdown Coming?” Sr. Fellow Richard Vedder, author of Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America Op-Ed in Forbes
6/8/2020 “Will California’s Destructive Restrictions on Freelance Workers Go National?” by K. Lloyd Billingsley in The Beacon
6/8/2020 “Riots in America: Today vs the 1960s” Research Fellow Jonathan Bean appears on the Lars Larson show
6/6/2020 “US Should Invite Hong Kongers to America” Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell, editor of The Economics of Immigration Op-Ed in The Hill
6/6/2020 “National Debt Nightmare” Sr. Fellow William F. Shughart II appears on the Freedom Adventure podcast
6/6/2020 “Liberal Mayors, Racial Politics, and Fake News” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of Priceless Op-Ed in Townhall
6/4/2020 “War Is Not Healthy for the Economy and Other Living Things” Sr. Fellow Robert Higgs cited on AntiWar.com
6/2/2020 “Restoring Racial Preferences Will Harm Many Who Are Supposed to Be Helped” Lee E. Ohanian Op-Ed in Hoover Institution’s California on Your Mind
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


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