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Free Cities

California Think Tank Launches New ‘Free Cities Center’ to Incubate Free Market Ideas to Improve Cities

Pacific Research Institute today launched the “Free Cities Center,” an ambitious initiative cultivating innovative ideas to improve urban life based around freedom and property rights – not government.

California

OC Rescue Mission: How a Private Charity is Turning Around Lives More Effectively Than Government

Watch video tour of the Orange County Rescue Mission and interview with president Jim Palmer to learn how the private charity is turning lives around more effectively than traditional government homeless programs.

Free Cities

Bartlett Cleland – Current Contentions in Technology and Innovation

A known thought leader, writer, and speaker on all issues of innovation, communications and technology, PRI Senior Fellow Bartlett Cleland has spent his entire public policy career in the technology and innovation space.

Press Release

Dr. Kiron Skinner to Receive Taube Family Freedom Prize at Annual Pacific Research Institute Gala

SACRAMENTO – Best-selling author, former State Department official, and national security and foreign policy scholar Dr. Kiron Skinner will receive this year’s annual Taube Family Freedom Prize, the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute announced today. Dr. Skinner will be presented with the award at PRI’s 2022 Sir Antony Fisher Gala, which …

Charter School

Watch Lance Izumi Speak at OC Board of Ed Hearing on Charter Schools

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, join fellow education reform advocates in addressing reporters before an Orange County Board of Education hearing on charter schools.  

Education

Lance Izumi Discusses How Public Schools Can Improve Following COVID Failure on Lars Larson Show

Hear Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss how public schools can improve on the nationally-syndicated Lars Larson Show.

California

Paul Cho – LifeArk’s Innovative Concept to House the Homeless

Our guest this week is Paul Cho, CFO of LifeArk, an organization that has designed rotationally molded houses for the homeless.

Blog

Fast-food Restaurants’ Future Now in the Hands of California Voters

The controversial fast-food labor law, AB 257, was signed into a law just last week by Governor Newsom. AB 257, also known as the Fast Recovery Act, will see a new government-appointed body set industry standards on wages and working hours among other things for fast-food workers in California. However, …

Blog

Americans Are Overwhelmingly Satisfied with their Health Coverage, Finds New PRI National Survey

The results of a new national survey commissioned by PRI find that 86 percent of Americans are satisfied with their current health insurance plans, compared to 8 percent who said they were dissatisfied.

Featured

John O’Neill – the Dancer and the Devil

Next Round has a very special guest on this podcast – John O’Neill. He was the author of Unfit for Command, the bestseller detailing John Kerry’s tour of Vietnam. Now he has a new book, the Dancer and the Devil, the Dancer being ballerina Anna Pavlova and the Devil, Joseph Stalin. John makes the case that it was Stalin who was responsible for Pavlova’s mysterious and sudden death. He also discusses the history of bioweapons, how they have been the weapon of choice for communist countries against enemies of the state, and the origins of the Wuhan virus in China.

Free Cities

California Think Tank Launches New ‘Free Cities Center’ to Incubate Free Market Ideas to Improve Cities

Pacific Research Institute today launched the “Free Cities Center,” an ambitious initiative cultivating innovative ideas to improve urban life based around freedom and property rights – not government.

California

OC Rescue Mission: How a Private Charity is Turning Around Lives More Effectively Than Government

Watch video tour of the Orange County Rescue Mission and interview with president Jim Palmer to learn how the private charity is turning lives around more effectively than traditional government homeless programs.

Free Cities

Bartlett Cleland – Current Contentions in Technology and Innovation

A known thought leader, writer, and speaker on all issues of innovation, communications and technology, PRI Senior Fellow Bartlett Cleland has spent his entire public policy career in the technology and innovation space.

Press Release

Dr. Kiron Skinner to Receive Taube Family Freedom Prize at Annual Pacific Research Institute Gala

SACRAMENTO – Best-selling author, former State Department official, and national security and foreign policy scholar Dr. Kiron Skinner will receive this year’s annual Taube Family Freedom Prize, the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute announced today. Dr. Skinner will be presented with the award at PRI’s 2022 Sir Antony Fisher Gala, which …

Charter School

Watch Lance Izumi Speak at OC Board of Ed Hearing on Charter Schools

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, join fellow education reform advocates in addressing reporters before an Orange County Board of Education hearing on charter schools.  

Education

Lance Izumi Discusses How Public Schools Can Improve Following COVID Failure on Lars Larson Show

Hear Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss how public schools can improve on the nationally-syndicated Lars Larson Show.

California

Paul Cho – LifeArk’s Innovative Concept to House the Homeless

Our guest this week is Paul Cho, CFO of LifeArk, an organization that has designed rotationally molded houses for the homeless.

Blog

Fast-food Restaurants’ Future Now in the Hands of California Voters

The controversial fast-food labor law, AB 257, was signed into a law just last week by Governor Newsom. AB 257, also known as the Fast Recovery Act, will see a new government-appointed body set industry standards on wages and working hours among other things for fast-food workers in California. However, …

Blog

Americans Are Overwhelmingly Satisfied with their Health Coverage, Finds New PRI National Survey

The results of a new national survey commissioned by PRI find that 86 percent of Americans are satisfied with their current health insurance plans, compared to 8 percent who said they were dissatisfied.

Featured

John O’Neill – the Dancer and the Devil

Next Round has a very special guest on this podcast – John O’Neill. He was the author of Unfit for Command, the bestseller detailing John Kerry’s tour of Vietnam. Now he has a new book, the Dancer and the Devil, the Dancer being ballerina Anna Pavlova and the Devil, Joseph Stalin. John makes the case that it was Stalin who was responsible for Pavlova’s mysterious and sudden death. He also discusses the history of bioweapons, how they have been the weapon of choice for communist countries against enemies of the state, and the origins of the Wuhan virus in China.

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