Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

New York, Legacy Cities Dominate Transit Urban Core Gains

Much attention has been given the increase in transit use in America.

States Push Back Against Common Core in Their Schools

It’s vacation time for the nation’s school kids and, while they play, states are beginning to push back against the latest effort of the federal government to exert total control over the nati

The FCC Plan to Steamroll State Laws Against Government Broadband

The 2009 “Stimulus” bill contained $7.2 billion&nb

Replacing teacher tenure with incentives for achievement

Could one ruling by one Los Angeles Superior Court judge free public education from the stultifying grip of the teacher tenure system and lead to widespread use of incentives to reward excellent wo

Obama, EPA Regulations Make Fracking Mandatory

Almost every day we hear about severe weather events—wildfires in Colorado, droughts in California, polar vortexes in Wisconsin.

Three Single Payer Health Care Systems

The mounting VA hospital scandals have now moved Sen. Bernie Sanders’s cherished “socialized medicine” to center stage.

The Rebirth of Austrian Economics

Forty years ago, during the week of June 15-22, 1974, the Austrian School of Economics was reborn during a conference in the small New England town of South Royalton, Vermont.

Climate Change–Less of a Scientific Agenda and More of a Political Agenda

Those who don’t believe in climate change are “a threat to the future,” says the Washington Post in a June 14