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  • Toomy: China's Digital Currency Could Enhance their Surveillance Capabilities

    February 09, 2022

    U.S. Senator Pat Toomy sent a letter sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Secretary of State Tony Blinken last week raising concerns about China’s central bank digital currency, the digital yuan citing its potential to subvert U.S. sanctions, facilitate illicit money flows, and enhance China’s surveillance capabilities.

  • Kelly: How The Supreme Court Could Give Parents Relief From Overbearing School Boards

    February 09, 2022

    In an op-ed published by The Federalist, Jim Kelly explains how an upcoming decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in a school choice case could provide families with more options for avoiding controversial and harmful academic and health policies in K-12 education.

  • Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire from Supreme Court

    February 01, 2022

    After 27 years, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire, allowing President Biden to appoint a successor before November's midterms.

  • VA AG Legal Opinion Brings End to Student Vaccine Mandates at Virginia Universities

    February 01, 2022

    Virginia's largest public universities have dropped their Covid-19 vaccination requirement for students to attend in person or to enroll following a legal opinion issued by state Attorney General Jason Miyares that said state universities and colleges cannot require the Covid-19 vaccine for students unless the commonwealth's legislature includes it among required immunizations for higher education institutions.

  • New Study Reveals Lockdowns had No Significant Impact on COVID-19 Deaths

    February 01, 2022

    A new study conducted by Johns Hopkins University reveals that there is no evidence that lockdowns, school closures, border closures, and limiting gatherings in the U.S. and Europe have had a noticeable effect on COVID-19 mortality.

  • U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh End to Race-Based College Admissions

    January 25, 2022

    Two cases concerning admissions practices at Harvard and the University of North Carolina will go before the US Supreme Court in the autumn of 2022 to determine whether university race-based admissions violate civil rights laws.

  • South Carolina Legislature’s Upcoming Tenure Bill to Impact Higher Education

    January 25, 2022

    Jay Schalin, director of policy analysis at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal writes that the bill making its way through the South Carolina legislature, the “Cancelling Professor Tenure Act”, may have a huge impact on the state’s public higher education system eventually providing a model for other states looking to improve the higher education systems.

  • New York Judge Strikes Down State Mask Mandate

    January 25, 2022

    Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to block President Joe Biden’s vaccination mandate for large businesses, a New York judge struck down the state's mask mandate, ruling that the governor overstepped her authority in imposing a rule that should have been passed by the state legislature.

  • Starbucks Ends Vaccine Mandate after Supreme Court Ruling

    January 19, 2022

    In a memo sent to employees, Starbucks CEO John Culver wrote that they will comply with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate and will no longer require its U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, reversing their policy.

  • Duffy: Effects of Covid Rules on Today’s University Students

    January 18, 2022

    Evita Duffy, writing in the Federalist, gives insight into life as an American university student during Covid and how the strict Rules are affecting a generation.

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