Published February 15, 2017

Author Timothy Sandefur

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  Being free means not having to ask permission. Having rights means being able to choose—to decide and to act—without needing approval from some authority figure first.  When America’s founding fathers declared independence from Great Britain, they rejected the monarchical idea that freedom is a gift ...

Published January 30, 2017

Author Jim Manley

By Stanley Kurtz, James Manley, and Jonathan Butcher

Published December 6, 2016

Author Mark Flatten

Debra Nutall lived the American dream, until the state of Tennessee took it away. She started with nothing. Nutall was a single mother struggling to raise three children in a Memphis public housing project. She worked as a nursing assistant. But the job didn’t pay much, and she survived ...

Published October 12, 2016

Author Mark Flatten

Ryan Schulte is on the hook for what he considers two bad investments stemming from the private university built with the financial backing of the town of Gilbert. As a student, Schulte spent about $20,000 and a year of his education to attend Saint Xavier University in the city ...

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