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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.

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...

Grassroot’s Interview with a Vampire

Most people don’t think of vampires when they think of Honolulu, but the truth is that the undead enjoy a good vacation spot as much as the living. Grassroot Institute staffer Sebastian Koenig was flattered to be invited to dinner by Viscount Armando Cortez, who tries...