Why Protesters of Betsy DeVos Can’t Understand What She’s Talking About

Why Protesters of Betsy DeVos Can’t Understand What She’s Talking About

By Steve Buckstein Summary: Why can’t opponents of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos see the merits of educational choice? Perhaps it’s because their...

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Choice Thinking: Why does the public ignore, distort or reject school choice facts and arguments?

Choice Thinking: Why does the public ignore, distort or reject school choice facts and arguments?

by Richard Meinhard, Ph.D. and Steve Buckstein September 10, 2001 (contact information updated in 2016)   Abstract A powerful, yet f...

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When Is a Health Care Tax Not a Tax?

When Is a Health Care Tax Not a Tax?

By Steve Buckstein Author Credit: Steve Buckstein is Senior Policy Analyst and Founder of Cascade Policy Institute, Oregon’s free market public pol...

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“Shuffling” Is for Playing Cards, Not School Kids

“Shuffling” Is for Playing Cards, Not School Kids

By Kathryn Hickok Author Credit: Kathryn Hickok is Publications Director and Director of the Children’s Scholarship Fund-Oregon program at Cascade ...

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Timber Conservation and Oregon’s Constitution Shouldn’t Be at Odds

Timber Conservation and Oregon’s Constitution Shouldn’t Be at Odds

By Lydia White Author Credit: Lydia White is a Research Associate at Cascade Policy Institute, Oregon’s free market public policy research organiza...

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Too Late to Fix PERS by Fooling Oregonians

By Scott Shepard Governor Kate Brown’s task force, assigned to find ways to cut Oregon’s yawning unfunded PERS pension liability, is approaching it...

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On 25th Anniversary, Charter Schools Have Much to Celebrate

By Kathryn Hickok America’s charter school movement celebrates its 25th anniversary this month. Since the first charter school opened in St. Paul, ...

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Health Care Tax Would Hurt Middle Class

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Many Oregonians are now spending as much on health insurance and health care as they are on their mortgage payments. The Oreg...

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You Can Stop New Health Care Taxes

By Steve Buckstein The Oregon Health Authority has finally removed nearly 55,000 people from its Medicaid program because an audit found they no long...

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Governor Brown Wants Oregonians to “Take One for the Global Team” over CO2

By John A. Charles, Jr. Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced her intention to pass legislation in the short session of 2018 to place a regulatory...

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