ON-Lion Letter

Entries for January 2015

Adam Smith Society's upcoming national meeting to bring together members from top business schools
On February 27 and 28 in New York City, The Adam Smith Society's 2015 National Meeting will bring together members from top business schools across th...

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Bradley Prize recipient Harvey Mansfield remembers contributions of Walter Berns and Harry Jaffa, Straussian scholars of American politics
"Two friends of mine, Walter Berns and Harry Jaffa, died on January 10," begins an article by Bradley Prize recipient Harvey Mansfield in the February...

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CEI’s <i>Free to Prosper</i> agenda for Congress offers blueprint for expanding jobs and opportunities through regulatory reform
In January, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) in Washington, D.C., released a reform-driven agenda for the 114th Congress, identifying eight ...

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Liberty Foundation of America introduces <i>The Torch</i>
"'Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech,' according to Benjamin Franklin," begins a piece by e...

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AEI's Arthur Brooks teaches Prager University course on "Myths, Lies and Capitalism"
True or false:  free enterprise is unfair, it hurts the poor, it is driven by greed, breeds envy, and caused the Great Recession.   Many p...

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Virginia's Thomas Jefferson Institute praises decision to allow offshore drilling in Atlantic
In January, the Obama administration outlined a plan for allowing oil and gas drilling in U.S. coastal waters.  While the five-year plan from the...

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Bradley Prize recipient Bradley A. Smith joins bipartisan group of campaign-finance experts in urging FEC to improve forms
In January, a bipartisan group of seven well-known campaign-finance lawyers, including a bipartisan group of three former Federal Election Commis...

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Geoffrey Parker's <i>Global Crisis</i> examines war, climate change, and catastrophe in 17th Century
Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides -- the calamities of the mid-17th Century were not only unprecedented, they were agonizingl...

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AEI research conference to ask whether "new" education philanthropy is good for schools
Philanthropy plays a large role in American K–12 education today.  From charter schooling to teacher quality to the Common Core State Stand...

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In Wisconsin, proposed EPA rules would cause declines in employment, wages, disposable income, and investment
"New electricity regulations being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would have devastating effects on the U.S. economy, but would...

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