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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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What about “If it costs one life”?

by Rob Roper New York governor Andrew Cuomo recently said of the economic shutdown in his state, and presumably everywhere, “if it saves one life” it’s all worth...

A Letter Regarding Covid-19

Hi All, We sincerely hope all of our followers are weathering the Corona virus outbreak and all that this entails with good health, both physical and mental. As...

The Iniquity of False Charges

March 17, 2020 By John McClaughry Here’s a story that troubles me, by Harold Hutchison at Patriot Post. It’s about the use of false charges to ruin careers. ...

Government threats to VT businesses during coronavirus will mean product shortages

March 16, 2020 By David Flemming Vermont’s Attorney General TJ Donovan has sent out a warning to Vermont businesses and consumers about so-called “price gouging” during the coronavirus...

Irish Need Not Apply (for Pot Licenses)

March 13, 2020 by Rob Roper Racism is like a poison ivy rash. It feels great to scratch it, but that’s what makes it spread. And our government...

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