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Sep 3, 2016

How to File FOIA Requests

What is FOIA, why is it important and when would I use this right?  The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is “a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government.” The law was enacted in 1966, and it was the first […]

Aug 19, 2016

Venezuela’s Economic Collapse: How Socialism Really Works

  With the current media spotlight on the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, it’s worth shifting attention to Brazil’s neighbor Venezuela and its worsening economic crisis.  As reported in The Atlantic last month, Venezuela “just came out of a period of electricity rationing that has been in effect since last April, during which rolling blackouts were common. In […]

Jul 27, 2016

AEI’s “Overcoming Barriers to Opportunity:” An Inspiring Event on Entrepreneurship in America

Would you believe that a young man sentenced to life in the state penitentiary for murder could have a transformative experience in prison and re-emerge into society 22 years later, helping prisoners unlock their “human potential through entrepreneurial passion, mentoring, and education”? What about a psychologist who quit her job to follow her dream of owning a […]

Jul 1, 2016

Announcing “Women’s Influence & Liberty Conference” – September 17

The Policy Circle and Center for the Study of Liberty are excited to announce that they will be co-sponsoring “Women’s Influence & Liberty Conference”, a half-day conference for women on September 17, 2016, in Indianapolis at the Ivy Tech Community College Conference Center. The Women’s Influence & Liberty Conference will begin with lunch and a keynote speaker, Nina Easton, Chair of Fortune […]

Jun 30, 2016

Women Donors and the Basics of Campaign Finance

Have you donated to a campaign before?  This recent New York Times article highlights the increasing number of women donors and bundlers for political campaigns in both parties, combating both “the expectation even among women that other women are not donors,” and the perception that women are more comfortable giving to causes rather than political campaigns. “In […]