Is Direct Democracy Better Able to Withstand the Influence of Special Interests?

A new Stigler Center working paper looks into the effects of referendums and public initiatives on public policy and finds that direct democracy better represents the will of the majority, and therefore might also be

The Left/Right Challenge to the Failed “War on Drugs”

More and more conservatives and liberals, from the halls of Congress to people in communities across the country, are agreeing that the so-called "war on drugs" needs serious rethinking. First, we should define our terms.

Trump in the Middle East: From ‘America First’ to Saudi and Israel first

Saudi and Israel are once again painting Iran as an existential threat to draw the US back to the region. But is that really in America's interests? President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East

MEMO TO THE U.S. CONGRESS ON OBAMA GUN-RUNNING TO SYRIA

MEMO TO THE U.S. CONGRESS ON OBAMA GUN-RUNNING TO SYRIA: It's Already Happening by William F. Wertz, Jr. July 1, 2013 (EIRNS)—This release was issued today by the Lyndon LaRouche Political Action Committee. June 29—Three

Senators’ Letter to Saudi Ambassador: Stop Yemen Bombing

May 1, 2017 (EIRNS)—A bi-partisan group of nine Senators sent a letter to Saudi Ambassador in Washington Khalid bin Salman Abdulaziz, last Thursday, calling on the Saudi kingdom to cease bombing the Yemeni port city

Wag The Dog — How Al Qaeda Played Donald Trump And The American Media

Responsibility for the chemical event in Khan Sheikhoun is still very much in question. Once upon a time, Donald J. Trump, the New York City businessman-turned-president, berated then-President Barack Obama back in September 2013 about

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