Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: October 2015

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    Human Lab Rats: "Science" Being Used to Defend the Welfare State

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Civitas Review, Economics By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Defenders of the broken and destructive welfare state are getting more desperate. Case in point, check out this frightening article in the N&O, entitled "The Science of Lifting Kids Out of Poverty."  The author begins by informing readers about the results of a recent study: In a study published this year in Nature Neuroscience, several co-authors […]

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    Can we learn something from American manufacturing?

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education, Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke | Tagged , , ,

    I bet you didn't know that last Friday, October 2nd was Manufacturing Day.  This graph by AEI's Mark Perry tells us why American manufacturing is the envy of the world.    It didn't take long for folks to make the comparison with K-12 public education.  See Matt Ladner's post here.  We could add a whole […]

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    CLF Fighting for Coastal Residents

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review, Environment & Energy By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    Check out this News & Observer story about how our Center for Law and Freedom is helping some coastal residents fight plans to build 104 giant wind turbines in their area. “I’m concerned it will make our beautiful county, quite frankly, ugly,” one resident said. “Each turbine is the size of the Washington Monument. These […]

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