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The Ethan Allen Institute is Vermont’s free-market public policy research and education organization. Founded in 1993, we are one of fifty-plus similar but independent state-level, public policy organizations around the country which exchange ideas and information through the State Policy Network.
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6-30-15 – Bernie Sanders’ Socialist Model… And Greece’s

by John McClaughry Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders now has the opportunity to tell America what it can become when he’s in charge. He only needs to point to...

6-26-15 – Bernie’s Misleading Claim Highlights Need to Re-Define Poverty Statistics

Posted by Rob Roper The website FactCheck.Org recently took Bernie Sanders to task for claiming that 1 in 5 seniors “live on an average income of $7,600 a year.” Not...

6-26-15 – Global Refugee Numbers Surge Amid Political Paralysis

by John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS—The number of refugees fleeing their native lands as well as people being internally displaced in their home countries has surged beyond even...

6-25-15 – Supreme Court Rescues Obamacare Again

by John McClaughry The ObamaCare law plainly says that premium tax credits will be distributed to persons purchasing health insurance through “exchanges established by the state.” Thirty four states...

6-22-15 – A Quitter’s Work Is Never Done: The Shumlin Short-Timer

by Chris Campion The Putney Powerhouse, Peter Shumlin, is quitting – and as an odd comparison to what it’s like to quit in the private sector, he gave himself...

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