Monthly Archives: September 2014

Minimum Wage Hikes Hurt Teen Workers They Are Supposed to Help

By Parrish Miller In a recent article, economist Thomas Sowell points out a curious occurrence in which the San Francisco Chronicle—normally an ardent supporter of minimum wage increases—published a sympathetic front-page story lamenting the plight of a local nonprofit organization whose mission … Continue reading

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Forty Years of Education Reform Failure

Exactly when will the last forty years of national education reform efforts, coupled with the last twenty-three years of Oregon state education reform efforts, pay off? Given recent stagnant Oregon student test scores, with more than a third of students … Continue reading

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Freedom in Film: Atlas Shrugged 3: Who is John Galt? (2014)

The final part of the Atlas Shrugged movie trilogy, Who is John Galt?, opens in theaters across the country on Friday, September 12. Whether you read Ayn Rand’s monumental 1,000-plus page novel or saw the first two movies in 2011 … Continue reading

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A Simpler Approach to Fixing Health Care

By Paul Guppy With ObamaCare proving increasingly unworkable and unpopular, many people are urging officials to get the government out of running our health care by legalizing a simple and direct way for workers to pay their health care―allow families to … Continue reading

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