AEI Fellow Thomas Miller: There is No One Magic Fix to American Healthcare

Conducted by April Xiaoyi Xu (PO ’18) Editor-in-Chief Transcribed by Jenna Lewinstein (SCR ’19) Digital Content Writer Thomas Miller is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) studying health care policy, litigation, and reform. He researches regulatory barriers to choice and competition, and investigates market-based alternatives to the Affordable Care Act. Previously, he worked…

Outdated and Ineffective: The Problems with Copyright Law

By Arthur Chang (PO ’20), Senior Editor 1. Introduction The U.S. government introduced the concept of copyright with the intention to promote the progress of “useful arts.” Copyright legislation did this by granting creators a limited monopoly over their works.[1] Though regulations are typically effective during the short period following their inception, the ephemeral nature of…

Teachers’ Strikes Represent Stagnation within State Legislative and Judicial Branches

By Elinor Aspegren (PZ ’20) A product of frustrations with state disinterest in public education over the past decade, teachers’ strikes began in March 2018 in West Virginia, and in April 2018 in Kentucky and Oklahoma These protests and walkouts, while presumably about state budgets, may also be in response to the teachers’ frustrations regarding…