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Right-to-Try’s First Rescue
A Patient with Terminal Brain Cancer Gets Treatment
Signed into law in May, national right-to-try legislation allows patients with terminal illnesses to access experimental treatments with only the permission of their physicians and the drug provider.
Raymond J. March | February 13, 2019
Is “Universal” Zoning Variance an Answer to America’s Housing Shortage?
The policy is a “universal” zoning variance that would waive most land use regulations for projects that fit criteria codified by state or municipal lawmakers.
Nick Zaiac | February 12, 2019
People, Place, and Automation
Automation has become a source of anxiety for many Americans, with factors such as geography and demographics often being left out of our public debate.
Ryan Khurana | February 7, 2019
More Colleges are Saying ‘No’ to Student Loans
Students Should Explore Other Options
We need to reduce or eliminate federal student loan programs and find other ways of financing schooling, such as private income share agreements.
Richard Vedder | February 6, 2019
As Tax Day Approaches, Let’s Celebrate Tax Reform
America’s business community is proving that the best way to help employees is to help those cutting the checks.
Luka Ladan | February 5, 2019
California Considers Banning Flavored Tobacco Products
A Policy That Would Do More Harm than Good
Bans affect people who aren’t part of the problem and risk unintended consequences of encouraging a return to less healthy substitutes.
February 4, 2019
Fostering Learning through Video Games
Across the United States, educators are finding ways to incorporate new technologies into their classrooms. But technology-based learning should be taking place at home as well.
Kristiana Bolzman | February 1, 2019
Genetics-Based Medicine can Save Millions of Lives and Billions of Dollars
The wider use of genetic testing to improve the prescribing of medicine has the potential to revolutionize medicine, improve countless lives, and finally bend that cost curve.
Ross Marchand | January 31, 2019
Income Share Agreements and the Future of Education
The recent funding round of Lambda School indicates that a change in education might finally be upon us.
Ryan Khurana | January 28, 2019
An Economic Engine That Escapes Millennials
America’s Missing Entrepreneurs
If we are to remain the world’s most innovative economy, then it’s time for millennials to assume a greater role in that innovation.
Luka Ladan | January 25, 2019