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August 16, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Smaller cities in the United States are growing much more quickly than large ones, reversing a trend earlier in the 2010-2019 decade.
August 16, 2019
By Madeline Peltzer
Oregon is dramatically increasing the number of students from middle-income families fed at school at no cost to their parents.
August 16, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #332
August 16, 2019
Rebuttal Will Explain How U.N. ‘Solutions’ to Climate Change Harm World’s Poorest
August 16, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Bipartisan legislation to use revenues from energy production on federal property to pay down the large maintenance backlog at national parks was approved by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources.
August 15, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Many of my friends have long referred to environmentalists as “watermelons” — green on the outside, red on the inside.
August 15, 2019
By Edward Hudgins
The U.S. Department of Labor proposes a rule to expand access to apprenticeships.
August 15, 2019
By Anthony Watts
The media are abuzz over the first icy "casualty" of climate change: a small glacier in Iceland named Okjökull, also known as "OK."
August 15, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
For more than 20 years I’ve watched media outlets fail to accurately portray the debate surrounding climate change. Unfortunately, things are getting worse.
August 15, 2019
By Vivian Jones
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled Dane County cannot force Enbridge Inc. to purchase special environmental liability insurance as a condition of permission to expand its oil pipeline.
August 15, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
New York state has adopted what Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dubbed the Green New Deal of New York, the most aggressive carbon-emissions-reduction goals in the nation.
August 14, 2019
By Robert Genetski
Review of People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent by Joseph E. Stiglitz
August 13, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Over the past 15 years, the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) has become the Little Engine That Could among school choice programs in the United States.
August 13, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Politicians everywhere should have to take a version of the Hippocratic Oath, swearing the laws they enact to solve problems won’t make the situation worse.
August 13, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Warren barely scratched the surface on the audacity of unelected and unaccountable executive agency officials who blatantly abuse their positions of power for their own gain.
August 13, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
News flash: Medicare and Social Security, the nation’s two largest entitlement programs, are on the fast track towards bankruptcy.
August 13, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Government paternalism consists not only of giving people things they didn’t pay for, but also in preventing people from making decisions that, in the benevolent judgment of superintending bureaucrats, aren’t in their best interest.
August 13, 2019
By Jim Lakely
NOTE: This article about 'skeptic' climate scientist Nir Shaviv was published and then quickly pulled from Forbes.com. We publish it here to save the trouble of using the Wayback Machine to read it. The Internet is Forever.
August 13, 2019
By Juliana Knot
Operating a business generally requires a permit, and food-sellers are subject to the requirements of state and local health codes.
August 13, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
A finds methane emissions from U.S. oil and natural gas production over the past decade are “an order of magnitude lower” than what has been reported by previous studies.