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Free-Market Principles Should Guide Accreditation Reform in the Higher Education Act

By Mary Clare Amselem Editor's Note:  This report was originally published by The Heritage Foundation. As Congress considers a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of...

Greenland Update: New Evidence for Post Ice-Age Warmth

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Last month, we summarized evidence for the long-term stability of Greenland’s ice cap, even in the face of dramatically warmed summer temperatures....

What Form of Government Do We Have Anyway?

JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. I remember some years ago when a certain group of political activists used to go around promoting the idea that "America is...

Time to Cool It: U.N.’s Moribund High-End Global Warming Emissions Scenario

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE The amount of future warming is predicated on the amount of emitted greenhouse gases and the sensitivity of earth’s surface...

The Communist Holocaust and Its Lessons for the 21st Century

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST For at least half a century, nearly every secondary school pupil and university student in Britain has learnt about the evils...

82% Say It’s Hard to Ban Hate Speech Because People Can’t Agree What Speech...

EMILY EKINS, CATO INSTITUTE An overwhelming majority (82%) of Americans agree that “it would be hard to ban hate speech because people can’t agree what...

U.S. Should End Its Foreign Development Aid Programs

Ian Vásquez, Cato Institute The federal government runs an array of aid programs aimed at promoting economic development in less-developed countries. Aid programs include those...

Save Preemption for Imminent North Korean Attack

BRUCE KLINGNOR, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The security situation on the Korean Peninsula is dire and worsening. There is a disturbingly long list of reasons to be...

Connecticut: Vol. 1, Ch. 7, Story’s Commentaries on the Constitution

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 1, Chapter 7,  CONNECTICUT § 84. CONNECTICUT was originally settled under the protection...

How Congress Should Respond to the President’s Radical Change in Cuba Policy

ANA QUINTANA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION On Tuesday, December 16, President Obama announced that the U.S. would begin to normalize relations with Cuba. This dramatic policy shift...

More “Civic Engagement”

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III My university is now considering a proposal to make “public service” and “civic engagement” part of the tenure consideration process....