Then, have we gone way, way too far when it comes to no-tolerance policies in schools? Kicking kids out of school for relatively minor offenses isn’t helping anyone – and minorities are getting hurt the most.Read More →
Ben Yount sits down with Richard Williams, vice president for research at the Mercatus Center and a former official at the FDA, to talk about fatty foods.Read More →
Watchdog Podcasts: Breaking the Bank — What can we learn from Illinois’ failed pension reform efforts?
In this week’s episode, hosts Eric Boehm and Steve Greenhut take a look at the recent state Supreme Court ruling in Illinois that tossed aside a legislative effort to deal with the state’s $100 billion pension debt.Read More →
Watchdog Podcast: Code Blue — The baptists, the bootleggers and the televangelists of health care reform
A look at the so-called “baptists, bootleggers and televangelists” that helped to turn government-run health care reform into a reality.Read More →
In this week’s episode, host Eric Boehm sits down with Wisconsin Reporter’s Matt Kittle to discuss the ongoing free speech issues at Marquette University. John McAdams, a professor at the school, has been suspended since November for defending a student who argued against same-sex marriage in a philosophy class.Read More →
In this week’s episode, Yount sits down with Paul Brennan at the recent Chicago School Choice Conference to talk about the growth of school choice options across the country. Even though many school choice programs have been limited in their scope and targeted to only the poor, they are undoubtedly working.Read More →