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The Supreme Court Should Continue to Support Arbitration

WALTER OLSON & DENNIS GARCIA, CATO INSTITUTE One of the most important practical applications of freedom of contract in present‐​day America is arbitration, which allows...

Cato’s Letters: 300 Years

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE I grabbed a book off my shelf the other day that I had not read in years. The English Libertarian Heritage is a sampling of essays...

Unions Can Dispense Legal Advice. Why Can’t Trade Associations?

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE May a state prohibit a trade association from employing lawyers to dispense legal advice to member firms? Last spring the Fourth...

Nevada’s T-Mobile Deal and the State of Antitrust Law

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE T-Mobile and Sprint, the #3 and #4 wireless carriers, would like to combine so as to more effectively compete with Verizon...

No, America Does Not “Need a Hate Speech Law”

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE When Establishment figures declare that they've changed their mind on free speech and now think there should be less of it,...

O’Rourke: Churches That Don’t Support Rights Should Lose Exemption

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE Last night, at a CNN candidate forum on gay rights, CNN's Don Lemon asked Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke: "religious institutions like...

Natural Rights vs. Human Rights: The State Department’s New Commission on Unalienable Rights

ROGER PILON, CATO INSTITUTE Yesterday afternoon we learned from Politico that the State Department had just “quietly published” in the Federal Register a notice that the department intends to...

Brown v. Board Did Not Start Private Schooling

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE A common refrain in opposition to school choice is that choice is rooted in racial segregation. Specifically, that people barely thought...

Even Something as Great as School Choice Should Not Be Federalized

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Today, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), in conjunction with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, will unveil...

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The Great American Outdoors Act

~This crown jewel of the Trump Administration’s environmental record will bring many benefits~ Duggan Flanakin To the surprise of most Americans, and the consternation of many...

Gratitude Expressed for an Empty Peanut Butter Jar

BY T.F. STERN In keeping with the Prophet’s challenge to express our gratitude each day some folks have been sharing their Testimony of the Gospel...

Preventing future forest infernos

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Getting past the climate scapegoat, and taking steps that could actually make a difference~ The 2020 fire season is nearing its end. But...

Is it really over?

BY T.F. STERN I read a comment issued by an old friend who happens to be a Biden supporter.  She was gloating, as if her...