ON-Lion Letter

Entries for August 2015

With 2015-16 season, First Stage continues to create extraordinary theater experiences for young people and families in Milwaukee
First Stage is one of the nation's most-acclaimed children's theaters and the second-largest theater company in Milwaukee.  Supported by Milwauke...

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Fordham Institute's Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Brandon L. Wright argue for more focus on educating high-ability students in <i>Failing Our Brightest Kids</i>
In their provocative book Failing Our Brightest Kids:  The Global Challenge of Educating High-Ability Students, Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Brandon...

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The failed bailout state is as old as Rome, according to FEE's Lawrence W. Reed and Marc Hyden
"More than 2,000 years before America's bailouts and entitlement programs, the ancient Romans experimented with similar schemes," begins an August art...

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Skylight Music Theatre's 2015-16 season celebrates women
During its 2015-16 season, the Skylight Music Theatre in Milwaukee celebrates women.  Through five productions, the Skylight will explore the str...

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MacIver Institute's "Raising Up Wisconsin" series tells how minimum-wage jobs turned into family-supporting careers
The professional protestors have for too long tried to convince the mainstream media and the public that a minimum-wage job automatically traps an ind...

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Manhattan Institute's Social Entrepreneurship Awards recognize innovative solutions to nation's most-pressing social problems
The winners of 2015's Manhattan Institute Social Entrepreneurship Awards include those working to bring the opportunity to earn a college degree behin...

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Freedom Foundation opens Oregon office, sues SEIU and Gov. Kate Brown
The Freedom Foundation cut the ribbon on its new Salem, Ore., office in mid-August and, within an hour, its general counsel James Abernathy announced ...

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Defined-contribution pensions are cost-effective, Manhattan Institute's Josh B. McGee finds
"In recent decades, U.S. private-sector employers have increasingly offered retirement benefits through defined-contribution retirement (DC) plans," b...

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International conference in Rome to introduce results of global survey on Christian responses to persecution
At a time of increasing oppression and persecution against Christian communities in various parts of the world, "Under Caesar's Sword:  An Intern...

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Don't blame "broken-windows" theory for poor policing, George Kelling writes
"A lot of sins have been committed in the name of 'broken windows,'" begins an August article by George Kelling in Politico Magazine.  "Broken wi...

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