Tag Archives: Johnson Center for Political Economy

Exhibit brings rare books, artifacts to Troy Campus library

September 10, 2019
By Andy Ellis

An exhibit of rare books and artifacts on loan from The Remnant Trust Collection, housed at Texas Tech University, is now on display at Troy University.

The exhibit, “The Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum,” features items such as a 600-year-old Torah, a 1350 edition of the Magna Carta and a 1640 edition of “The Prince”…

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A ‘renewable electric grid’ may be a mirage

August 22, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to curb climate change will require enormous sacrifice. The enormity of the required sacrifice suggests that we should have consensus on the goal before acting. Recent discussions of the Green New Deal have highlighted some of the required sacrifices, but I suspect that the full implications of an all renewable power…

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Robocalls make cell users fear answering the phone

June 19, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

AMillions of Americans fear answering their phone due to a plague of billions of robocalls. These calls have made a mockery of the national Do Not Call Registry and touch on several public policy questions.

We had seemingly ended the problem of unwanted telemarketing calls. Congress authorized the Do Not Call Registry in 2003 after…

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