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POLICYBYTES

Trump Bumps, and May Even Dump, the UN Swamp

President Trump delivers straight talk and perhaps a veiled warning to the United Nations.

MEDIA HIT

Prediction: Congress the Exception in 'Medicare-for-all'

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

A so-called Medicare-For-All plan continues to add left-wing supporters on Capitol Hill but a right-wing critic suspects they wouldn't be part of it.

OP/ED

Dems Force 'Medicare for All' On Americans But Exempt Themselves

TAXBYTES

Avoiding a Hurricane of Economic Fallacies

MEDIA HIT

Texas' Drop in Uninsured May Not Last

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews
POLICYBYTES

Note to Fed: Low Inflation Is a Feature, Not a Bug

Feature Publication

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Selective Transparency

by Merrill Matthews, Peter J. Pitts

Calls for more "price transparency" have tended to be selective. But access to prices is a problem throughout the health care system, and many "solutions" do nothing but exacerbate the problem.

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Renewed Push for Single-Payer

If Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Bernie Sanders have their way, the U.S. could join the likes of Venezuela and North Korea with a single-payer regime that makes Canada’s healthcare system look conservative by comparison. IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews talks with WIBA, WISN host Vicki McKenna about the Left’s push toward “Medicare for all” and what market solutions conservatives are proposing instead.

Twitter Rant Against Local Control: Implications

A 14 tweet Twitter rant explaining the implications of accepting the argument that local control is not a sacred governing principle.

Twitter Rant Against Local Control: Theory

A 29 tweet Twitter rant explaining why I'm an opponent of local control arguments asserted by municipalities.

Great Decision from the Supreme Court of Canada overturning Canada's Harmful "Promise Doctrine"

Today the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) issued a significant ruling overturning Canada’s harmful “Promise Doctrine,” which was a completely novel and ill-advised standard Canada has been using since 2005 to overturn patents on innovative pharmaceuticals and biologics.




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