Features and Highlights

Food Fights

Chemical scares shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving. … more

Michigan Education Digest

Detroit deficit, Benzie contract talks, special education law. … more

Bequeathing Freedom

We thank James M. Rodney for his contributions to the Mackinac Center and to the progress of liberty.  … more

Patient Approach

Medical Savings Accounts are a modest, but meaningful step forward. … more

Capitalizing Trouble

With a new venture capital program, Michigan government has stepped in where angels fear to tread. … more

Michigan Education Digest

State Senate on MEAP, 'Prop A' review, Detroit school closings. … more

Free and Rich

A new study suggests Michigan would be wealthier if it were freer. … more

Indian Outsourcing

Indian parents are outsourcing education to private schools, making their kids competitive with ours.  … more

Granny Clause

“Granny Clause” isn’t Santa’s mother. It’s a sweeping rationale for government power. … more

Profit, Loss and Pluto

The success of a private spacecraft demonstrates the power of the marketplace. … more

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