Research and Commentaries

Research & Commentary: Extreme Weather

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
November 4, 2013

For more than two decades the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has supported the model-based narrative that carbon dioxide (CO2)-induced global warming wi

Research & Commentary: Online Gambling Legalization

October 30, 2013

In 2011, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was used to shut down the three biggest poker sites in the United States. In the summer of 2012, however, the U.S.

Research & Commentary: Credit Union Federal Corporate Income Tax Exemption

October 30, 2013

The banking industry is using current efforts to reform the federal tax code as an opportunity to push for ending the federal corporate income tax exemption for credit unions.

Research & Commentary: Network Neutrality

October 30, 2013

A current court case has reignited the debate over net neutrality.

Research & Commentary: Privacy and Fraud Risks in Obamacare

October 30, 2013

Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has been far from smooth.

Research & Commentary: The Cryosphere

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 28, 2013

One of the most common claims made by those who warn of an anthropogenic global warming crisis is that increases in temperature have led to unusual melting in mountain glaciers, Arctic sea ice, and

Research & Commentary: The Hydrosphere and Oceans

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 17, 2013

People concerned that manmade greenhouse gas emissions, in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), may be causing dangerous climate change worry such a change may disrupt the hydrosphere, which

Research & Commentary: Solar Forcing of Climate

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 16, 2013

In its series of assessment reports reviewing the latest climate science, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded solar forcings (the changes in the avera

Research & Commentary: State-Owned Banks

October 14, 2013

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, since 2010,

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  • Research & Commentary: Gold and Silver Currency

    October 14, 2013

    In the nineteenth century the U.S. economy was based on currency backed by gold and silver.

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