The Power of Independent Thinking


Stay Connected
Get the latest updates straight to your inbox.

The Lighthouse®

The Lighthouse® is the weekly email newsletter of the Independent Institute.
Subscribe now, or browse Back Issues.

Volume 27, Issue 17: April 23, 2024

Richard McKenzie (The Beacon)
What do you think? Has Samsung been pressing FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan to take on her Apple antitrust case? Bet on it. But she should remember the Microsoft case of the mid-1990s—and desist. READ MORE »

Brady Leonard (Catalyst)
Remember, “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor”? Well, the IRS has just been caught red-handed using the vast majority of it new funds to target—you guessed it—not wealthy but middle-class Americans. Does government ever change? READ MORE »

Lawrence J. McQuillan (Wall Street Journal)
Progressive California politicians say they want to restrict corporate investment in the single-family rental market because they think doing so would help everyday renters and home buyers. Wrong. They actually need more such investment, not less. READ MORE »

Housing America
Building Out of a Crisis
Edited by Randall G. Holcombe, Benjamin Powell

Mary L. G. Theroux (The Beacon)
With U.S. debt totaling a staggering $35 trillion, Biden now offers America an even braver new world. Grateful college graduates will now ensure his rule in the Imperial City as payback for his saddling the US taxpayer with their loan payments. Time to shackle the emperor with our founding documents! READ MORE »

  • Catalyst
  • Beyond Homeless