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Abortion Rates Down

January 18, 2017 0

Abortion rates in the US have hit historic lows, and the only debate out there is over why. Guttmacher Institute thinks that this is due to increased contraception use, but also because of restrictive laws on abortion. No matter what, […]

New Blue to Battle Trumpism

January 18, 2017 0

In the aftermath of the election, there are activist organizations stepping up their activities, including some that are trying to rebuild political blocs that didn’t show up in November. Third Way is joining this group, and has invested $20 million […]

Violence Increasing in Movies

January 18, 2017 0

For whatever reason, it seems that parents are not necessarily concerned about how much violence kids see. Any video game store salesperson can tell you that parents are more likely to buy a game for an age group higher than […]

Let’s Talk Corporate Tax Reform

January 18, 2017 0

Trump is about to take office, and one issue that will probably be mentioned more than a little in the coming weeks and months is corporate tax reform. For those of you who want to make sure that you’re ahead […]

No More Sugary Drinks on SNAP

January 18, 2017 0

From time to time, talk about restricting what people can get when they are using government assistance through SNAP comes up. This time around, it’s coming from the American Enterprise Institute, where they are suggesting that sugary drinks should be […]

Remembering Clare Hollingworth

January 12, 2017 0

If you don’t recognize the name Clare Hollingworth, then this is an excellent opportunity to learn about a little history of women in journalism. Hudson Institute offers a fitting tribute to the woman who brought news of the start of […]

Censorship and Backpage.com

January 12, 2017 0

Some people have been rejoicing over the fact that Backpage.com has decided to shut down its “adult” content section. The Electronic Frontier Foundation explains why this is abridging free speech under the guise of fighting crime, and is holding a […]

Manufactured Exports for the US

January 12, 2017 0

President-elect Donald Trump spent a great deal of time on the campaign trail talking about revitalizing manufacturing in the US. Brad Setser at the Council on Foreign Relations at least agrees that the US needs more manufactured exports.

Classical Liberal Agenda for 115th Congress

January 12, 2017 0

For those of you who are wanting to look forward, here is a discussion about a possible agenda for the 115th Congress. Cato Institute offers a panel discussion on issues they hope to see the newly seated Congress address.

Obama Legacy

January 12, 2017 0

We’re coming to the end of the Obama years, so it’s time to look back. The Aspen Institute offers a podcast panel discussion on the Obama legacy. Yes, this does include criticism from the left, and what might happen to […]

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