Between Sovereignty and the IMF

January 26, 2023 | Lars Schönander

This piece was originally published in Commonweal. Across the world, countries in dire financial straits are giving up economic sovereignty in exchange for emergency loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Sri Lanka, for example, reached a deal with the IMF to restore economic stability after it ran out of fuel and other essentials earlier this year due
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These Are Not Your Drones

January 25, 2023 | Lars Schönander

This piece was originally published in the American Mind. A growing concern in debates over U.S.-China competition and decoupling has been the U.S. usage of Chinese drones. Drones made in China by Chinese companies have been used by federal agencies for tasks ranging from fighting fires to agricultural research and by the FBI and Secret Service for security purposes. As
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Schoolahoop Launches Across Wisconsin

January 23, 2023 | Brandon Detweiler

We’re excited to announce that Schoolahoop, Lincoln’s free tool to help parents explore and compare schools in their neighborhood, as well as discover scholarships, is officially launching across Wisconsin, thanks to the generous support of the Bradley Foundation. School Choice Wisconsin has partnered with Schoolahoop to be the “boots-on-the-ground” organization for all Wisconsin parents searching
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As FTC Oversteps its Authority on Non-Competes, Congress Should Step In

January 17, 2023 | Jonathon Hauenschild

This piece was originally published in The Hill. The Federal Trade Commission recently proposed a rule that would ban non-compete clauses in employment contracts. While the Commission’s attempt to ban them raises important questions about the continued use of NCAs, its assertion of authority will be challenged and is unlikely to survive judicial review.    The FTC’s proposal is simple to
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Quarterly Activities Update

January 4, 2023 | Zach Graves

Dear friend of Lincoln: I’d like to share with you some of our team’s recent activities, including new research from Lincoln Policy, project updates from Lincoln Studio, and other developments across Lincoln Network. Take a look at what the Lincoln team has been working on over the last few months. Policy Our policy research team
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4,800 Ways to Improve Government

January 4, 2023 | Robert Bellafiore

This piece was originally published in The Hill. As the 118th Congress begins, Americans may be wondering what, if anything, the legislative branch will accomplish in 2023. For a dose of optimism, they should look to the recently enacted National Defense Authorization Act, which included a bipartisan measure providing a blueprint for good government reforms in
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