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Volume 27, Issue 26: June 25, 2024

Alvaro Vargas Llosa (The Beacon)
Amid steep skepticism, political challenges, and supporters fearing the loss of momentum, President Milei’s bold free-market reforms are indeed making a difference in Argentina. READ MORE »

Richard K. Vedder (The American Spectator)
College students don’t have much academic engagement. Could boredom fuel unrest at top universities? READ MORE »

The Future of Higher Education
The Independent Review, Winter 2022/23

William F. Shughart (Real Clear Markets)
Former President Donald Trump floated a plan to end the income tax and fund the government through tariffs instead. While some taxpayers might cheer, Trump’s proposition sidesteps the other ways the federal government can finance itself and paints an over-optimistic picture. READ MORE »

John C. Goodman (National Review)
America doesn’t really have a free market in health care. In fact, government rules prevent the market from solving our health-care problems. The solution? Free the patient, free the doctor, free the insurance market, and establish tax fairness. READ MORE »

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