ON-Lion Letter

Entries for September 2015

Special <i>New Atlantis</i> issue makes moral case against human cloning
Investigating the moral and political meaning of new technologies has been central to the mission of The New Atlantis since its founding, and few new ...

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WILL asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to limit constitutional power of Superintendent of Public Instruction
In September, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) in Milwaukee filed an amicus curiae, or "friend-of-the-court," brief with the Wisco...

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<i>The Next Urban Renaissance</i>, from the Manhattan Institute, catalogues how public-policy innovation and evaluation can improve life in America's cities
"What public-policy innovations can make cities better places to live?" begins the foreword by Edward L. Glaeser in the Manhattan Institute for Policy...

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Cato's Annual Monetary Conference to rethink monetary policy after years of unconventional central-bank policy
On November 12 in Washington, D.C., the Cato Institute's Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives will host its 33rd Annual Monetary C...

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ISI releases new edition of classic <i>What Is Conservatism?</i>
Just what is conservatism?  Many people are groping for answers, especially as conservatives seem to retreat into factions -- Tea Partiers, tradi...

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Prager University course by Walter Williams teaches why capitalism is moral
If you've sat in on some college classes, you've probably heard that free-market capitalism is bad -- especially for poor people -- and that it's gree...

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America's Future Foundation to launch Milwaukee chapter
On October 1, the America's Future Foundation (AFF) will launch its new Milwaukee chapter.  AFF is a nationwide network of liberty-minded young p...

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Illinois Policy Institute to co-host panel discussion, issues report on criminal-justice reform
In most of the United States, states are experiencing a dramatic decline in both crime and incarceration rates.  Thirty-two states saw a decrease...

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Milwaukee police chief Edward Flynn talks about targeting of law enforcement, rising murder rates in America
"[A]s we look at both the police shooting phenomenon and the increase in homicides in our major cities, you can't disaggregate these two phenomenon," ...

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Transatlantic Academy conference to examine U.S., European policies toward Russia
On September 21 in Washington, D.C., the Transatlantic Academy (TA) will host the opening conference of its eighth fellowship year.  The conferen...

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