Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Consumers Lose, Regulators Win in Federal Court’s Net-Neutrality Ruling

A months-long court battle challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) authority to rewrite U.S. law has been brought to an end by federal judges.

There Is No Good Time for a Carbon Tax

June 10, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution sponsored by Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) saying a carbon tax would harm the economy and should not be enacted.

Free-Market Principles Should Guide Road-Funding Solutions

As Americans hit the road during summer driving season, one thing that’s probably not on their minds is how the maintenance of those roads gets funded.

Making American Medicine Great Again

The Republicans are at it again: trying to tweak a bad idea, make it “bipartisan,” and set a flawed system more firmly in concrete.

Let’s Get Smart About Classroom Technology

Online retail giant Amazon established itself more firmly in the education technology market this week by 

The ACLU is Anti-Patient and Anti-Student

In April 2015, Nevada implemented the nation’s first universal education savings account (ESA) progr

The Dying Fish with Cedric Keith

Cedric C. Keith’s “The Dying Fish: A Sojourn to the Source,” is a retelling of Keith’s 4,000-mile walk through the eastern wilderness prompted by his desire to save the Eastern Brook Trout.

Students Learn Climate Change Advocacy, Not Climate Science

For almost thirty years, I have taught climate science at three different universities.