Recent Publications

This Thanksgiving, Are You Part of the One Percent?

Steve Buckstein | November 25, 2015
You may not have learned this in school, but prior to the 1623 Thanksgiving celebration in the Plymouth colony it had the equivalent of a ...  read more

That “old technocratic central planning impulse” is alive and well in Oregon

Steve Buckstein | November 17, 2015
One of the most memorable and talked about lines from the November 10th Republican presidential debate came from Senator Marco Rubio, who said, “For the ...  read more

Get Oregon out of the Liquor Business

Steve Buckstein | November 4, 2015
There are still eighteen so-called “control states” in America that exert substantial control over the sale of liquor. Oregon is one of them, virtually monopolizing ...  read more
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Event Video – Ending the Public Employee Union Stranglehold on State Politics

| September 14, 2015
The Executive Club and Cascade Policy Institute were pleased to welcome David Nott, president of Reason Foundation, at the Executive Club’s September 2, 2015 dinner ... read more

Event Video – Mark Skousen’s View of What Leads to Economic Growth May Surprise You

| August 20, 2015
Cascade Policy Institute presents Professor Mark Skousen, named “one of the top 20 most influential living economists,” as he reveals “What Hidden Forces Lead to ... read more

Vincent Vernuccio Talks on Worker Freedom

Steve Buckstein | September 9, 2013
Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s labor expert Vincent Vernuccio came to Portland in September to discuss how Michigan secured the freedom for employees to choose ... read more

Steve Buckstein debates the merits of Measure 85

Steve Buckstein | October 26, 2012
Steve Buckstein spoke to the Washington County Public Affairs Forum in September where he spoke out in opposition to Measure 85, a ballot initiative tasked with taking ... read more
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Oregon Children Deserve the Right to Try

Oregon hopefully will join twelve states that have enacted Right to Try legislation, allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs not yet approved by the ... read more

Human Achievement Hour 2015

This Saturday you’ll have the opportunity to vote with your light switches. Either turn your lights off from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time ... read more
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