ON-Lion Letter

Entries for January 2015

Representing Flytenow, Goldwater Institute sues FAA to be able to continue Uber-like "flight-sharing" operations
In January, Flytenow, Inc. -- an innovative start-up business that uses the Internet to connect private pilots with passengers wishing to share travel...

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For good national-security strategy, study Aeschylus, SAIS's Jakub Grygiel counsels in "Know Thy Enemy"
"Good strategy requires a sound understanding of one's rivals," begins a January essay by Jakub Grygiel for The American Interest.  "A rival in a...

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Khan Academy makes new and improved iPad app available for free
In January, the Khan Academy made a new and improved iPad app available for free.  While the Khan Academy has had an app out for a few years that...

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City Year Milwaukee's service project makes its mark on Martin Luther King Day
On Martin Luther King Day in January, City Year Milwaukee's 120 staff and corps members painted alongside more than 500 volunteers to beautify the Mil...

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In <i>The Last Warrior</i>, CSBA's Andrew Krepinevich and Barry Watts tell story of Andrew Marshall and his shaping of modern American defense strategy
Andrew Marshall is a Pentagon legend.  For more than four decades, he directed the Office of Net Assessment, the Pentagon's internal think tank, ...

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Theodore Dalrymple's <i>Admirable Evasions</i>, forthcoming from Encounter Books, tells how psychology undermines morality
In Admirable Evasions:  How Psychology Undermines Morality, forthcoming from Encounter Books, Theodore Dalrymple explains why human self-understa...

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Peter J. Wallison's <i>Hidden in Plain Sight</i>, from Encounter Books, shows what really caused financial crisis
The 2008 financial crisis -- like the Great Depression -- was a world-historical event.  What caused it will be debated for years, if not generat...

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SPN talks to Whitney Johnson about how to collaborate with entrepreneurs to solve public-policy challenges
The public-policy arena is rife with problems to solve and opportunities to create -- an entrepreneur's specialty.  The January/February 2015 edi...

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Marquette's reputation is at stake, according to NAS's Peter Wood
"'Be the difference' is the motto of Marquette University, the generally not-very-newsworthy Jesuit university in Milwaukee," begins a January article...

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Milwaukee's Alma Center receives prestigious Celebrating Solutions Award for innovative efforts to break cycle of domestic violence
The Alma Center in Milwaukee believes that to create true safety for victims and children in violent homes -- and to break the cycle of violence -- th...

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