Category Archives: Political reforms

The Politics of Alternative Energy (3): The Need for Public Ownership of the Carbon “Idea”

(July 4, 2011) “If in the long run we are the makers of our own fate, in the short run we are the captives of the ideas we have created”. These words of economist and political philosopher Friedrich Hayek’s today resonate loudly in the carbon “idea” – that the West should fast-track a low-carbon economy no matter what the socio-economic cost. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Time is on Israel’s side

(May 27, 2011) The world’s dependence on Israel’s enemies is dwindling. Continue reading

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Manipulating the youth vote

(April 29, 2011) Watch what celebrities and ordinary people have to say about the importance of voting. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Don’t bother to vote

(April 29, 2011) The moral high horses are often cynical opportunists pushing left-leaning causes and candidates. Continue reading

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URI Executive Director Lawrence Solomon in The Week on Post-Mubarek Egypt

(February 4, 2011) URI Executive Director Lawrence Solomon was mentioned in The Week’s roundup of post-Mubarek winners and losers in Egypt. Continue reading

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