ON-Lion Letter

Entries for November 2014

PAVE helps boards of Milwaukee schools exercise fiduciary oversight
One of the most-important duties of any school's board of directors is fiduciary oversight, ensuring that the school has a viable business model that ...

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Milwaukee Rescue Mission to serve hundreds of Thanksgiving meals to homeless with volunteer help, but needs help all year, too
As Thanksgiving approaches, the Milwaukee Rescue Mission (MRM) is planning on serving meals to hundreds of the city's hungry, homeless, hurting people...

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Independent Women's Forum's Women of Valor Dinner to honor Marsha Blackburn, Ayaan Hirsi Ali
On November 19, the Independent Women's Forum (IWF) will hold its Women of Valor Dinner at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C...

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Bradley Prize recipient Robert P. George delivers Foreign Policy Research Institute's annual Templeton Lecture on Religion and World Affairs
In October, Bradley Prize recipient Robert P. George delivered the Foreign Policy Research Institute's (FPRI's) annual Templeton Lecture on Religion a...

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Brookings and Hoover Institutions collaborate on account of causes and effects of financial crisis in <i>Across the Great Divide</i>
The financial crisis of 2008 devastated the American economy and caused U.S. policymakers to rethink their approaches to major financial crises. ...

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MacIver Institute study finds 91,521 Wisconsinites would lose job under $15 minimum wage
An increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour would result in the loss of 91,521 jobs across Wisconsin, according to an October study from the J...

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ALEC's Center for State Fiscal Reform weighs in on constitutionality of double taxation of personal income with U.S. Supreme Court
The Center for State Fiscal Reform at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Arlington, Va., recently filed an amicus curiae, or "friend-...

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Encounter Books anthology on Adam Smith highlights ways that capitalism bears on fundamental human concerns
What exactly is capitalism, and why do its advocates support it?  What are the main objections to capitalism that have been raised by its critics...

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Conservative leaders gather to honor legacy of William F. Buckley
In late October, more than 350 conservative leaders, philanthropists, and friends of the National Review Institute (NRI) from around the country came ...

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