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NEW BOOK RELEASE – Back from Dystopia: A New Vision for Western Cities

NEW BOOK RELEASE Back from Dystopia: A New Vision for Western Cities Steven Greenhut Cities throughout the West face rising crime, soaring housing costs, a sprawling homelessness crisis and devastated downtown areas following two years of COVID restrictions and the aftermath of destructive protests. Policymakers typically address these and other …

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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 …

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Want to save cities? Then revamp urban schools

Want to Save Cities? Then Revamp Urban Schools There are many reasons for the decline of America’s cities, but one of the key reasons why many families flee older urban areas is because of the poor quality of urban public schools. Research has shown, however, that one way to reverse …

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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.

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Anaheim’s freedom experiment still offers lessons to cities

It’s a distant and largely forgotten memory, but in the mid-2000s the city of Anaheim pursued a novel idea for bigger cities. Instead of pursuing development policies based on the usual array of central planning tools, the city decided to “pursue a market-oriented, freedom-friendly agenda that would create an atmosphere …

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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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PRI’s Sally Pipes Quoted on Fox News Show, Faulkner Focus, on “What We Need From Our Post-Fauci Public Health Officials”

Watch PRI’s Sally Pipes quoted on national Fox News Show, Faulkner Focus, regarding Fauci’s resignation and restoring the CDC and other public health bodies to their core mission: fighting disease. Click here to read Sally’s full op-ed from the Washington Examiner. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com

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Wayne Winegarden and Kerry Jackson Featured in the Sacramento Business Journal for Project Homekey Study

Advocacy group Pacific Research Institute pushes back on state’s claims about Homekey homeless program By Ben van der Meer  –  Senior Reporter, Sacramento Business Journal The state of California touted Project Homekey as a creative way to address the state’s housing shortage, and more directly, its growing population of people …

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We’re Nominated! Cast your vote for PRI today!

PRI has been nominated for two prestigious national awards – and we need your help to win! State Policy Network has recognized PRI with nominations for two awards, recognizing our successes in stopping destructive policies from Sacramento that would take away our freedoms, and promoting market-based reforms that would improve …

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NEW BOOK RELEASE – Back from Dystopia: A New Vision for Western Cities

NEW BOOK RELEASE Back from Dystopia: A New Vision for Western Cities Steven Greenhut Cities throughout the West face rising crime, soaring housing costs, a sprawling homelessness crisis and devastated downtown areas following two years of COVID restrictions and the aftermath of destructive protests. Policymakers typically address these and other …

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 …

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Want to save cities? Then revamp urban schools

Want to Save Cities? Then Revamp Urban Schools There are many reasons for the decline of America’s cities, but one of the key reasons why many families flee older urban areas is because of the poor quality of urban public schools. Research has shown, however, that one way to reverse …

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.

Blog

Anaheim’s freedom experiment still offers lessons to cities

It’s a distant and largely forgotten memory, but in the mid-2000s the city of Anaheim pursued a novel idea for bigger cities. Instead of pursuing development policies based on the usual array of central planning tools, the city decided to “pursue a market-oriented, freedom-friendly agenda that would create an atmosphere …

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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PRI’s Sally Pipes Quoted on Fox News Show, Faulkner Focus, on “What We Need From Our Post-Fauci Public Health Officials”

Watch PRI’s Sally Pipes quoted on national Fox News Show, Faulkner Focus, regarding Fauci’s resignation and restoring the CDC and other public health bodies to their core mission: fighting disease. Click here to read Sally’s full op-ed from the Washington Examiner. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com

Press Release

Wayne Winegarden and Kerry Jackson Featured in the Sacramento Business Journal for Project Homekey Study

Advocacy group Pacific Research Institute pushes back on state’s claims about Homekey homeless program By Ben van der Meer  –  Senior Reporter, Sacramento Business Journal The state of California touted Project Homekey as a creative way to address the state’s housing shortage, and more directly, its growing population of people …

Featured

We’re Nominated! Cast your vote for PRI today!

PRI has been nominated for two prestigious national awards – and we need your help to win! State Policy Network has recognized PRI with nominations for two awards, recognizing our successes in stopping destructive policies from Sacramento that would take away our freedoms, and promoting market-based reforms that would improve …

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