Monthly Archives: July 2013

Unionize This Hot Dog Stand?

Ever wonder about the effects unionization has on businesses and the workers they employ, and why workers can benefit from not being required to join a union as a condition of their employment? Watch these young members of Students for Liberty at … Continue reading

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An Outsider’s Perspective on Portland Policy

By John Glennon I am not a native Portlander; but the summer I have spent here has given me some interesting insights into the culture of the city, the Pacific Northwest, and the West Coast. Working at Cascade Policy Institute … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Coffee to Benefit the Poor?

For several years, consumers have been becoming more aware of how their purchases affect the poor in other countries. One result of such awareness has been the creation of the “Fair Trade” coffee brand. “Fair trade” coffee has been certified … Continue reading

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Charles Carroll, Scholastic Founder

In his July 2 article “Charles Carroll: A Tea Party Thomist,” Acton Institute Director of Research Samuel Gregg describes the unique education of Charles Carroll. An outspoken defender of free market economics prior to the Revolutionary War, Carroll was among … Continue reading

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