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2015

 

 

 

July Issue -

The Battle of Indiana and the Promise of Battles to Come

A Liberal Calls out Intolerant Leftists Who Smother Free Speech on Campus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April Issue -

The Free-Range Kids* and Parents Bill of Rights

White House Claims About Wind Power Are Implausible and Dangerous

One Way to Reach Scientific Consensus on Environmental Issues

Minnesota Buy-the-Farm Statute Gives Landowner Discretion in Determining Size of Parcel to be Condemned

Iowa Wesleyan College Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January Issue -

What If Obama's Climate Change Policies Are Based on pHraud?

The Latest Tea Party Scam Called From (202) 750-2399

2015 Looks Grim for Wind Energy. How Will the Industry Adapt?

Iowa Wesleyan College Update

Rape and Sexual Assault Among College-Age Females, 1995-2013

 

 

2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October Issue -

People's Climate March: The Face of True Belief

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

We Can Do It Better — Scotland and the West Parallets

Raising Minimum Wage Impact: Employee Hours Worked Could Be Reduced

Lean Together, Not Apart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July Issue -

The Surprising States That Have Greater Income Inequality

Obama Announces Economically Devastating CO2 Restrictions

E Pluribus Unum

Opportunity for All How Freedom of Choice Improves Education

Legislating Morality?

What’s New at PII?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April Issue -

What Should One Expect at College?

Increased Federal Aid to Iowa (and All States) is a Long-Term Trend

The Greatest Anti-Poverty Program the World Has Ever Known

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

The Midwest Will Rise Again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January Issue -

Pursuing Fiscal Self-Reliance: One State's Actions Interview with Utah State Representative Ken Ivory

Boy Trouble: Family Breakdown Disproportionately Harm Young Males

What's New at PII? Research Analyst Thornton Changes Locales

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

When Learning Is Mischief

 

 

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October Issue -

Liberalism's Legacy, Part II

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

A Dearth of Investment in Young Workers

Pope Francis: Striking Out or Hitting a Home Run?

Philanthropy and Education Go Together

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July Issue -

Seventeen Reasons the $17 Trillion Debt Is Still a Big Deal

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Why We Need "Calm" Approach to Climate Change

When College Becomes a Risky Investment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April Issue -

Rural Counties “Dying,” Census Bureau Says, Continuing a Long-Term Trend

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Singular Cal
Pell-Running: Taxpayers Lose $1 Billion or More a Year to Fraudulent Use of Pell Grants

The Truth About Trade and Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January Issue -

Cancer Treatment Nothing Short of Grueling: Cancer Research Needs Tissue

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute

The School Staffing Surge Decades of Employment Growth in America's Public Schools

Public Attitudes towards Gun Control

Gun Ownership: Just Facts

Question of the Quarter

 

 

2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October Issue -

State Fight Back: Non-Citizen Voters Diluting the Rights and Privileges of Citizenship

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Paper Decries 'Literature Deficit' in Common Standards

President Weakens Welfare Reform

Obama Administration Promises to Ignore SSN Fraud, Protect Law-Breaking Businesses

Question of the Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July Issue -

Garfield — The President Who Didn't Want the Honor

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Now, the Union Pushback

Question of the Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April Issue -

Young People Hit Hardest by Obamacare - The Projections in Indiana

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

As Gas Prices Pinch, Support for Oil and Gas Production Grows: Those Aware of Fracking Favor Its Use

Not Quite So, Mr. Budowsky

Question of the Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January Issue -

The Excellence Gap

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Ronald Reagan's Moral Courage

Question of the Quarter

 

 

2011

 

 

 

 

 

October Issue -

An Excess Tax on Wealth Creation

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

The Fog of Medicare

 

   

July Issue -

State Legislatures Embrace Education Reform Proposals

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

The Food Security Reader, a "Greatest Hits" book

A Need for More Immigrant Workers? Unemployment and Underemployment in the First Quarter of 2011

 

   

April Issue -

PII Urges Congress to Support Fiscal Accountability and Transparency in Infrastructure Spending

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Sanctuary City Policies Do More Harm than Good

Which of the Four Options will Schools Use?

How Redistricting Works in Iowa and What to Expect

 

   

January Issue -

Health Care Reform: A Constitutional Perspective

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Meet the New Leadership of the Iowa House of Representatives

Introducing New Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds

Hot Topics During the Long, Cold Winter!

New Year's Resolutions 2011

 

 

2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

October Issue -

Government Cannot Create Prosperity

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Schools Need to Get Smart About Spending

Wanted: A Few Good Books

 

   

July Issue -

Overpaid Federal Workers

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Keynesianism and Progressivism Are Not the Solution

 

   

April Issue -

10 Frightening Facts on Obama's Budget

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Do the Math - Obamacare Would Increase Deficits by $59 Billion

Where Do We Go From Here?

 

   

January Issue -

"The Man in the Arena"

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

 

 

2009

 

 

 

 

October Issue -

Does the Doctor Need a Boss?

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

 

   

July Issue -

Our Founding Principles: The Conservative Roadmap for America's Future

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

 

   

April Issue -

What would Ronald Reagan have said?

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

"Jack Kemp"

 

   

January Issue -

Appearances Can Be Deceiving

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

"Up in Smoke"

 

 

2008

 

 

 

 

 

October Issue -

Character, Liberty, and Economics

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Runaway Train

 

   

July Issue -

California Court's Judicial Activism Threatens the Institution of Marriage

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Kidneys for Sale

Government Solving Its Own Crises

Florida's Health Insurance Reform: Fewer Mandates = More Affordable Coverage

 

   

April Issue -

William F. Buckley Jr. (1925-2008)

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

What Happened to America?

Free Lunch Money

 

   

February Issue -

The 'Own-to-Rent' Solution?

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Squeezing the Middle Class?

Religion: An Enduring Principle of the United States

 

 

2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

November Issue -

The Daring Possibility of Freedom

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Diversity's Dark Side

Defining Conservatism

 

   

August Issue -

Look to Milton: Open Borders and the Welfare State

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

Iowa Receives Passing Grade on Eminent Domain Reform

Is it an Amnesty?

Another Supply-Side Revolution is Needed

 

   

May Issue -

What Is "The Public Interest?"

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

A National Taxpayers Bill of Rights

Slouching Towards Socialized Medicine?

 

   

February Issue -

Milton Friedman

Focus on Iowa Wesleyan College

What's New at Public Interest Institute?

A Crisis in Civic Education

Face It: U.S. Immigration Policy is Broken

Channeling Choice

 

 

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