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More Foreign Competition in Software and Internet Services?

Simon Lester We’ve gotten used to American dominance in the internet/software industries.   That may not last forever : Over the weekend, China announced that it was planning to launch  a homegrown operating system to replace Windows and Android for ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - 1 hour ago]
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Washington Should Stop Praising Military Tyranny in Egypt

Doug Bandow CAIRO—Egypt’s capital is crowded, busy, confused, and messy.  Security isn’t obvious, until you get close to a sensitive site, such as the Interior Ministry.  The military has taken firm control, elevating its leader, Abdel Fata al-Sisi, ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ensuring Safe Food in a Free Market: A Lesson from China

K. William Watson Many Americans view the dissemination and enforcement of food safety standards as a basic function of government, and it’s difficult for them to imagine a world where food is both safe and unregulated. Libertarians can point out that ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 29 2014]
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Why Tax Credits Survive Legal Challenges But Vouchers Often Don't

Jason Bedrick Yesterday, on the same day that the New Hampshire Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the state’s scholarship tax credit law , a district court judge struck down Oklahoma’s special-needs voucher law . Both vouchers and scholarship ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

They're Not Making Jeff Smiths Like They Used To

David Boaz For generations of Americans, “Jefferson Smith” was the archetype of the honest, hard-working man of the people who gets into politics to serve the public interest and stands up to powerful interests. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is the ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 28 2014]
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Live Free and Learn: NH Supreme Court Upholds School Choice

Jason Bedrick Low- and middle-income children in New Hampshire will now be able to use tax-credit scholarships at any school they choose, whether secular or religious. This morning, the New Hampshire Supreme Court (NHSC) followed the precedent of ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Another "Winn" for Educational Freedom in New Hampshire

Andrew J. Coulson In ACSTO v. Winn (2011), the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s scholarship donation tax credit program on the grounds that plaintiffs did not have standing to sue in the first place, because they could not show any specific injury ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. Quinn Vetoes Rideshare Bill

Matthew Feeney Earlier this week, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) vetoed HB 4075 , a ridesharing bill backed by Illinois’ taxi industry that was overwhelmingly passed by the state House and Senate earlier this year. If the bill had been signed into law, ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Unintended Consequences of Environmental Policy: For the Birds

Marian L. Tupy So, here is a story to make your blood boil. According to National Review , “the federal government acted with a bias, giving renewable-energy companies a pass on unlawful bird deaths while rigorously prosecuting traditional energy companies ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Mandatory Spending Continues to Drive the Budget

Nicole Kaeding This morning, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated Budget and Economic Outlook report, known in Washington, D.C. parlance as the “baseline.” This report details CBO’s projections on federal spending and revenue for ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

New Front Opening in Core War

Neal McCluskey Reports are out this morning that Louisiana will be challenging in court federal coercion behind the Common Core standards. If so, it will open a new front in the war against the Core, a standardization effort that has been listing ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Religious Liberty in China: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Doug Bandow BEIJING—Today China’s big cities look much like urban areas anywhere in the world. There are lots of cars. What I didn’t expect was to see a Christian “fish” on an auto.  Religion is “on the rise,” one U.S. diplomat told me. It also is ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 27 2014]

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Ensuring Safe Food in a Free Market: A Lesson f... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 29 2014]
Why Tax Credits Survive Legal Challenges But Vo... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 29 2014]
They're Not Making Jeff Smiths Like They Used To [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 28 2014]
Another "Winn" for Educational Freedom in New H... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 28 2014]
Live Free and Learn: NH Supreme Court Upholds S... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 28 2014]
Gov. Quinn Vetoes Rideshare Bill [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 27 2014]
The Unintended Consequences of Environmental Po... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 27 2014]
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More Foreign Competition in Software and Intern... [Published Cato @ Liberty - 1 hour ago]
Simon Lester We’ve gotten used to American dominance in the internet/software industries.   That may not last forever : Over the weekend, China announced that it was planning to launch  a homegrown operating system to replace Windows and Android for ...
Washington Should Stop Praising Military Tyrann... [Published Cato @ Liberty - 1 hour ago]
Doug Bandow CAIRO—Egypt’s capital is crowded, busy, confused, and messy.  Security isn’t obvious, until you get close to a sensitive site, such as the Interior Ministry.  The military has taken firm control, elevating its leader, Abdel Fata al-Sisi, ...
Ensuring Safe Food in a Free Market: A Lesson f... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 29 2014]
K. William Watson Many Americans view the dissemination and enforcement of food safety standards as a basic function of government, and it’s difficult for them to imagine a world where food is both safe and unregulated. Libertarians can point out that ...
Why Tax Credits Survive Legal Challenges But Vo... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 29 2014]
Jason Bedrick Yesterday, on the same day that the New Hampshire Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the state’s scholarship tax credit law , a district court judge struck down Oklahoma’s special-needs voucher law . Both vouchers and scholarship ...
They're Not Making Jeff Smiths Like They Used To [Published Cato @ Liberty - Aug 28 2014]
David Boaz For generations of Americans, “Jefferson Smith” was the archetype of the honest, hard-working man of the people who gets into politics to serve the public interest and stands up to powerful interests. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is the ...
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