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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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Carbon Tax Warriors Regrouping for a New Attack

by Rob Roper Dan Barlow, executive director for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, posted on Facebook this weekend, “Thank you to Vermont Natural Resources Council for inviting me...

Trump, Energy, and EPA

by John McClaughry A week ago Kim Strassel of the Wall Street Journal wrote that the climate activists are aghast at Trump’s pick of Myron Ebell to head his...

Mideast Meltdown 2009-2016

by John J Metzler UNITED NATIONS—The tumultuous events which have swept the Mideast like a malevolent sandstorm have hardly abated; crises and conflict are now nearly entrenched. Thus...

College Says Pensions Wrong Arena for Social Investing

“While social investing raises complex issues, public pension funds are not suited for this activity.” – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Last week, the Center for...

Lunge Appointment to GMCB the Ugliest Kind of Cronyism

by Rob Roper Governor Peter Shumlin was pretty much run out of town on a rail, nearly losing his election to Scott Milne in 2014 and, seeing the...

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