Today we are all aware of the candidate who won our highest office, the next President of the United States. But as I am writing this the week before, it is still a mystery to me.
Whoever is the winner of this race, the policies and regulations governing the State of Oregon remain the primary concern at Cascade Policy Institute. As a non-partisan public policy research organization, we deal with policy, not politics. We focus on the policies that affect our citizens’ economic stability and individual freedoms from a free-market viewpoint.
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Starting with the beginnings of life on earth, change has been a constant and mysterious catalyst for growth. We humans would not exist if it weren’t for change. The comforts we are privileged to enjoy are results of the quest to make a change for the better. Science and the study of historical patterns can benefit the well-being of humans in myriad ways. The science of agriculture allowed our early ancestors to feed more people without the necessity of a nomadic lifestyle; change that encouraged the growth of culture and community.
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