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Conservatism lacks compassion

These days, there appear to be many more conservatives who are essentially “survival-of-the-fittest” social Darwinists than there were during the …

Tea Party

UK-US trade deal should include free movement, groups urge

<b>Free market enthusiasts have set out their "ideal" UK-US trade deal, including the unhindered movement of workers between the two countries.</b><p>Their report also says the NHS would benefit from being exposed to competition from the US although this would be "extremely controversial".<p>It also backs zero …

Idealism

How to strike the perfect US-UK free trade agreement: Zero tariffs and easy movement of labour

Free-trade think tanks on both sides of the Atlantic have combined efforts to create a blueprint for an “ideal” agreement between the UK and US.<p>The 240-page document, penned by the Cato Institute, the Adam Smith Institute and nine other groups, claims to list all “issues elements and provisions” …

Free Trade

Right-wing U.S. think tanks co-author radical US-UK free trade deal

Environmental regulations would be gutted, and industries open to intense privatization.<p>Brexiters have teamed up with prominent right-wing American …

Liberal View

Here's How to Save the U.S.-Turkey Alliance

It is worth the effort.After decades of cooperation, the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Turkey appears at risk of permanent …

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Double Game: Why Pakistan Supports Militants and Resists U.S. Pressure to Stop

The Trump administration has taken a hardline approach toward Pakistan, cutting military and security aid throughout 2018 and accusing Pakistan of …

Pakistan

The Indian Child Welfare Act at 40

Policy Forum<p>September 20, 2018<br>12:00PM to 1:30PM EDT 2018-09-20 12:00:002018-09-20 13:30:00America/New_YorkThe Indian Child Welfare Act at 40Passed in …

Child Welfare

A Guide to Cato’s Home Study Resources

<i>The Cato Institute offers a wealth of online educational audio and video resources, from self-paced guides on the ideas of liberty and the principles</i> …

Henry David Thoreau

The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

Featuring the authors <b>Greg Lukianoff</b>, President and CEO, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE); and <b>Jonathan Haidt</b>, Thomas Cooley …

New York University

CNN Repeats Myth That Illegals Commit Less Crime Than Citizens

In the aftermath of the <i>Des Moines Register</i> running an op-ed by Rob Tibbetts calling for politicians to cease referring to his daughter, Mollie …

Immigration

Cato Institute on the real deadline in NAFTA talks

Simon Lester of the Cato Institute says the U.S. and Mexico would want to get a deal signed before the scheduled transition in the Mexican presidency …

NAFTA

Locals At Division I Schools: New Canaan News

Plus Eversource continues natural gas project and more, it's the Week in Review from New Canaan Patch.<p>There was plenty of news across your town over …

Natural Gas

Live Free and Die?, by David Henderson

In a recent <i>New York Times</i> column, economist Paul Krugman writes:The other day I had some fun with the Cato Institute index of economic freedom across …

New Hampshire

Here's How Free Connecticut Is Compared To Everyone Else

The U.S. is one of the freest countries in the world. Here's how free Connecticut is compared to rest of the states.<p>Connecticut has been ranked the …

New England

Trade expert outlines what's next in the US-China tariff battle

With U.S. President Donald Trump not backing down from a trade dispute with China, the world is now awaiting his decision on when and how he'll …

Tariffs

Reclassification Risk in the Small-Group Health Insurance Market

Policy Forum<p>September 12, 2018<br>12:00PM to 1:30PM EDT 2018-09-12 12:00:002018-09-12 13:30:00America/New_YorkReclassification Risk in the Small-Group …

Health Care

How free is your state? New Cato report lists the best and worst states for freedom in America

William P. Ruger from the CATO Institute joined Doc Thompson and Kris Cruz on Thursday to discuss the most and least free states in the country based on state regulation.<p>Ruger is a fellow in foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, and vice president of research and policy at the Charles Koch …

Foreign Policy

Government should not force tech companies to do things: CATO Institute VP

Dan Frommer, Recode, and John Samples, Cato Institute, joins the 'Power Lunch' team to discuss President Trump's comments on Google and how they …

Donald Trump

Cato Institute's Freedom in the 50 States is cited on The Blaze Radio's The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson

Cato Institute

New York Is Least Free State In US, Libertarian Group Say

Liberty does not ring in New York state, according to the right-leaning Cato Institute.<p>NEW YORK, NY – New York is the least free state in the union, …

New Hampshire

Here's How Free New York Is Compared To Everyone Else

The U.S. is one of the freest countries in the world. Here's how free New York is compared to rest of the states.<p>New York has been ranked the 50th …

Florida

LIVE: Watch the Center for the National Interest's North Korea Conference

Live from Washington, D.C. Please watch above for a lively discussion. <b>1:00pm – 2:30-pm Panel #3 (On the record and will be streamed on The National</b> …

North Korea

Rethinking America’s Highways

Featuring <b>Robert W. Poole Jr.</b>, Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation; and <b>Jonathan Gifford</b>, Director of the George Mason University …

George Mason

Libertarian Report Says Missouri One Of The Freest States In U.S.

Missouri's loose campaign finance regulations and lax gun laws contributed to its high ranking in the Cato Institute's report.<p>MISSOURI — The Show-Me …

Campaign Finance

Romance of the Rails: Why the Passenger Trains We Love Are Not the Transportation We Need

Featuring the author <b>Randal O’Toole</b>, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by <b>Art Guzzetti</b>, Vice President of Policy, American Public …

Trains

#CatoDigital--The Right to Bear 3D-Printed Arms: A First and Second Amendment Issue

Featuring <b>Josh Blackman</b>, Attorney, Defense Distributed, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute (@JoshMBlackman); <b>Matthew Larosiere</b>, Legal Associate, …

Defense Distributed

Sweden: Lessons for America?

Featuring <b>Johan Norberg</b>, Film host and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with introductory remarks by <b>Rob Chatfield</b>, President and Chief Executive …

Cato Institute

Cato Institute: New York ranks as the least free US state

New York, California and New Hampshire ranked as the worst states for freedom, according to the Cato Institute.

New Hampshire

How Macedonia Could Push NATO into a War

Macedonia's tenuous relationships with its neighbor states make it a liability for the alliance.When Fox News host Tucker Carlson asked Donald Trump …

Macedonia

The land debate requires a move away from the Cato Institute’s easy analysis

The land debate in South Africa is picking up momentum, and of course this is not unexpected. There are mainly two sides to the debate, both pulling …

South Africa