Attention towards Agenda 21 should not divert work from preventing homegrown smart-growth policies that undermine the quality of life, personal choice, and property rights local, state, and federal governments. Read More.
Efforts by the government to promote homeownership were at best ineffective and at worst contributed to a serious recession. There are those in the Obama Administration who see this as a reason to abandon encouraging homeownership. Read More.
The EPA wants to implement stronger air pollution restrictions on ozone for improving public health.These regulations impose significant costs for little or no benefit. Read More.
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Public officials and urban planners implement smart growth policies to reduce car usage and air pollution by creating dense urban environments. These policies actually worsen traffic congestion and air pollution. They also drive housing prices and costs of living higher.
Jay Kingham Senior Research Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs
The battle for the future of Ukraine rages on. Despite a ceasefire negotiated in Minsk in September, in Donetsk and Luhansk in Eastern Ukraine, separatists — Read more
Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media is a broad-based introduction to the legal and policy issues regarding the media’s coverage of national security. A joint — Read more
The current tax system imposes high marginal tax rates on work, and its treatment of savings and investment is destructive. The current system distorts economic — Read more
Five years ago, Rick Santelli’s unscripted remarks on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade catalyzed a grassroots upsurge of popular discontent directed at — Read more
Many history professors have allowed their biases to distort the way America’s past is taught, searching for instances of racism, sexism, and bigotry in our — Read more
According to NPR’s Planet Money: “If you want to send a bunch of oranges by truck from Florida to Baltimore, no one cares who — Read more
Although Alexis de Tocqueville is frequently quoted, his advice is rarely taken. Tocqueville has much to teach us, not only on how to judge our — Read more
FeaturingThe Honorable Jim TalentFormer United States Senator from Missouri and Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee;and Member, National Defense PanelHosted byThe Honorable Jim DeMintPresident, — Read more
Co-hosted by the Competitive Enterprise InstituteThe federal minimum wage prohibits Americans from volunteering for entities organized as for-profit businesses? As a result many family businesses — Read more
The Iron Dome has provided Israel with necessary defense in response to short-range rocket and mortar threats, particularly those fired by Hamas. The Iron Dome’s — Read more
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