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From the implications of Asia's economy to tax and budget analysis in Hawaii and the U.S., the Grassroot Institute blog offers news and commentary on a wide variety of topics related to free market principles and the defense (and propagation) of individual liberty. Come back frequently to see the latest from our staff, contributors, and Board of Scholars.

On Giving and Taking Thanks

About three years ago my wife, Marie, and I had lunch at Farrell’s in Pearlridge Center. Just after we ordered, we noticed a young family being seated near us in the middle of the restaurant. The parents were accompanied by a girl of about 8, a boy of 6 or so,...

When Liberty Knocked Down the Berlin Wall

It’s easy to be pessimistic about the future of liberty.  Yet sometimes freedom advances with extraordinary speed.  Like 25 years ago in Europe. As 1989 dawned communism had ruled what was the Russian Empire reborn for seven decades.  The system failed to fulfill its...