United in Hatred: Occupy and Ferguson

Charlotte Hays

August 29 2014

A mob is a mob...

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The FDA's New Food Regulations Are A Recipe For High Food Prices

Julie Gunlock

August 26 2014

Food prices continue to go up and consumers are feeling the pinch. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the price of food has spiked to its highest rate since September 2011.

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How To Slow The Pace Of Medial Progress

Carrie L. Lukas

August 21 2014

Taxing innovation impedes the pathway to breakthroughs. When an outbreak occurs, politicians can be counted on to make speeches about the vital cause of medical research. Yet rather than waiting for a medical crisis, Americans should be urging action now to rescind counterproductive policies, and instead create a health care system conducive to continued medical progress.

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Corruption in Cleveland

Jillian Kay Melchior

August 20 2014

More than half a billion in taxpayer dollars went to a Cleveland agency, despite many red flags.

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Dead-Bird ‘Steamers’ at a California Solar Plant

Jillian Kay Melchior

August 19 2014

Reaching temps of 1,000ºF, this Obama-favored plant incinerates up to 28,000 birds annually.

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Bringing Technology to People Who Need Access

Carrie L. Lukas

August 19 2014

It's everyone's job -- not just government -- to help people in need.  

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The New Republic Waters Down Women’s Studies Criticism

Karin Agness

August 16 2014

“Women’s Studies Departments Are Failing Feminism” — this is a bold headline. Apparently, it was too bold for The New Republic.

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If Possible, Avoid Borrowing for College

Hadley Heath

August 15 2014

Here are some tips for how to avoid borrowing for college, or at least minimize the amount of loans you take. While educational debt is often called "good debt," it's still a burden.

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Gentlemen, Welcome To The Work-Life Balance Convo

Karin Agness

August 15 2014

It's not just women who are discussing the challenge of work-life balance these days. Lots of people make similar trade-offs each and every day. But Max Schireson stands out because he is a man talking about work-life balance.

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"Affirmative Consent" Laws Create More Confusion and Problems Than They Would Solve

Charlotte Hays

August 15 2014

In response to the notion that there is a “rape culture” on campus, the California state legislature is on the verge of passing a bill that drastically redefines our notion of what constitutes rape. It moves the ill-advised into the category of a serious criminal act.

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How Paid-Leave Law Threatens Women

Carrie L. Lukas

August 15 2014

There’s a new fairy-tale front in the “War on Women”: a paid family- and medical-leave entitlement. It’s supposed to be the magic cure-all for expectant mothers and workers with sick loved ones suffering in evil corporate America.

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The EPA’s Shoddy Math

Jillian Kay Melchior

August 14 2014

The Agency’s cost-benefit reports for new regs just don’t add up.

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The High Costs of the HealthCare.gov Debacle

Jillian Kay Melchior

August 13 2014

 The final cost to taxpayers of HealthCare.gov’s tumultuous launch may actually be even higher than most reports suggest. That’s because, in the rush to enroll and absent a functional website, the federal government had to rely more heavily on non-tech contractors, too.

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Welshing on Wyoming’s Coal Industry

Jillian Kay Melchior

August 12 2014

Will a new edict from the EPA kill a business that’s made the state wealthy?

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Seattle's Minimum-Wage Hike Is Sure to End in Disaster

Carrie L. Lukas

August 8 2014

Common sense and sound economic analysis say a $15 minimum wage will cost the community jobs and workers much-needed opportunities.

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