Publications

Publications

, The Fiscal Times
How Congress Got So Broken
Media Coverage

From The Fiscal Times:
More than 50 House members chose not to seek re-election in 2018, and a new report from nonprofit groups Issue One and the R Street Institute examines what drove so many to…

, The Weekly Standard
Soldier-Philosopher
David Bahr

In his “Restatement on Xenophon’s Hiero,” Leo Strauss, the 20th-century political philosopher credited with reviving Xenophon’s status as a philosopher on par with thinkers like Plato and…

, McClatchy
Josh Hawley’s war against Big Tech could bring down small startups
Media Coverage

From McClatchy:
“The courts were sort of confused about how to treat these new services,” said Tom Struble, technology policy manager at the R Street Institute, a Washington-based think tank…

Sully is a good dog who should be celebrated
Stonewall Joslin

In the wake of President George H.W. Bush’s passing at the age of 94, the Internet turned to one of its favorite subjects: dogs. Sully, a service dog who was with President Bush for the last six…

Why we left Congress: How the legislative branch is broken and what we can do about it
Marian Currinder

“We must reform the processes and power structures of Congress, or we will further tear our country apart,” Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) implored. “A great country such as ours deserves a…

Why We Left Congress: How the Legislative Branch is Broken and What We Can Do About It
Ann Phelan

Systemic institutional dysfunction was a leading cause for more than 50 Republican and Democratic members of Congress who voluntarily did not seek re-election this year, according to a new joint…

, Bourbon Banter
12 dumbest drinking laws across our great nation
Media Coverage

From Bourbon Banter:
As my grandmother taught me: one should never discuss sex, politics, or religion at the dinner table. These days, it seems politics are nearly unavoidable (especially when you…

Wisconsin lame-duck Republican legislature approves package limiting power of incoming Democratic Governor, Attorney General.

AIN Update

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Wisconsin State House and Senate approved a legislative package that, if signed by Governor Scott Walker, will alter established legislative and democratic…

, The American Spectator
Anniversary of a Failed Progressive Experiment
Steven Greenhut

During my first trip to Salt Lake City years ago, I wandered into a nondescript little bar and — forgetting about Utah’s arcane drinking laws — tried to order a whisky. The bar wasn’t open to…

, Lawfare
A Patent Dispute Tests the Administration’s National Security Resolve
Charles Duan

Experts in the technology industry are closely watching the Apple–Qualcomm litigation, in which the phone and computer designer has charged the chip-making firm of anticompetitive behavior and the…