ON-Lion Letter

Entries for February 2015

In Mackinac Center Legal Foundation case, labor board says teachers' union committed unfair labor practice, was "arbitrary, indifferent and reckless"
In February, the Michigan Employment Relations Commission (MERC) decided that the Taylor Federation of Teachers and Taylor School District committed a...

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Network of enlightened Women accepting applications for Young Women's Leadership Retreat at Sweet Briar College
The Network of enlightened Women (NeW) is accepting applications for its 2015 Young Women's Leadership Retreat from July 30 through August 2 at Sweet ...

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Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces another season of blockbuster shows in 2015-16
The Milwaukee Repertory Theater will feature another season of blockbuster shows in 2015-16. The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse opens in grand style with...

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Bradley Prize recipient Shelby Steele’s <i>Shame</i> tells how America’s past sins have polarized our country
The United States today is hopelessly polarized; the political Right and Left have hardened into rigid and deeply antagonistic camps, preventing any s...

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Proposed EPA rules would harm Wisconsin's economy, MacIver Institute's Brett Healy writes
"Harsh Midwest winters have a tendency to make Wisconsinite's electricity bills jump quite a bit, but that is not the only thing that will increase ou...

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Think-tank teams use CSBA's Strategic Choices Tool to present alternatives to Quadrennial Defense Review, 2015 defense budget
In February in Washington, D.C., four teams of think-tank experts presented alternatives to the Quadrennial Defense Review and the budget that the U.S...

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AEI's Program on American Citizenship celebrates Abraham Lincoln, Black History Month, and America's Constitutional history
February fittingly combines a celebration of two of America's greatest presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, with a celebration of Black ...

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Created in Wisconsin, "Economics for Opinion Leaders" program goes international
This Summer, the Fraser Institute in Vancouver will again hold graduate seminar-style "Economics for Opinion Leaders" (EFOL) training programs seeking...

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Religious liberty is missing key to more-effective U.S. diplomacy, according to Georgetown University's Thomas Farr
In a February lecture at Roanoke College in Virginia, Georgetown University's Thomas Farr outlined the often-understated, yet important role of r...

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<i>Education Next</i> to revisit Moynihan report on 50th anniversary with special issue, conference on single-parent families
The Spring 2015 issue of Education Next will be dedicated to revisiting Daniel Patrick Moynihan's 1965 report The Negro Family:  The Case for Nat...

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