Archive: Articles

The Struggles of West Virginia
West Virginia Is Dealing With an Economic and Social Crisis. So Why Do People Stay?
For West Virginians who stay, it boils down to what you might call an acquired taste.
Scott Beyer | October 30, 2019
Making Preventative Care Great Again
Conversations in Health Part II
We can fix primary care by getting insurers out of the business of covering routine primary care.
Elliot Young | October 29, 2019
Academic Freedom Does Not Depend on Federal Grants
Freedom to discuss or teach controversial subjects has not and should not depend on government financial support.
Kristiana Bolzman | October 28, 2019
Is Right-to-Try Legislation a Bust? Time for a Second Opinion.
While right-to-try is currently underused, efforts to expand its role in helping those with terminal illnesses are underway.
Raymond J. March | October 26, 2019
The New Campus Housing Bubble
A concerning number of student housing mortgages are either delinquent or approaching delinquency.
Richard Vedder | October 25, 2019
Study Committee Delivers on Bold New Healthcare Plan
A truly market-based healthcare system would deliver the goods, but only if Congress passes bold reforms.
Ross Marchand | October 24, 2019
Mexico City’s Housing and Commuter Crisis
As Acute as These Problems Are in the U.S., CDMX Has It Much Worse
Four central districts contain 53 percent of the jobs but just 19 percent of the population.
Scott Beyer | October 23, 2019
Why Medicare For All Might Not Be Everything It’s Cracked Up to Be
Conversations in Health – Part I
With several plans being discussed in the Democratic Primary debates, what would "Medicare for All" really look like?
Elliot Young | October 22, 2019
College Sports: Students Be Damned
Students took precisely the opposite position of the NCAA on almost all relevant issues.
Richard Vedder | October 21, 2019
Joker Earns Its Accolades, but Offers Much More
A movie like Joker can lead us to a pause and perhaps rethink our own basic beliefs and perceptions.
Samuel R. Staley | October 19, 2019