The New Propaganda

Authoritarian regimes today routinely use the trappings of democracy and the latest technology to stifle liberty.

Repeal REAL ID

Congress should restore common sense, protect state authority, and support Americans’ liberties by defunding and repealing the REAL ID Act.

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Perilous Partners

Perilous Partners

American leaders have cooperated with regimes around the world that are, to varying degrees, repressive or corrupt. Such cooperation is said to serve the national interest. But these partnerships also contravene the nation’s commitments to democratic governance, civil liberties, and free markets.

In Perilous Partners, authors Ted Galen Carpenter and Malou Innocent provide a strategy for resolving the ethical dilemmas between interests and values faced by Washington.

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Cato Pocket Constitution

To encourage people everywhere to better understand and appreciate the principles of government that are set forth in America’s founding documents, the Cato Institute published this pocket-size edition.

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The 2016 Friedman Prize: Nominations

The Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty, named in honor of perhaps the greatest champion of liberty in the 20th century, is presented every other year to an individual who has made a significant contribution to advance human freedom. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 prize – which will be presented on May 25, 2016 at the Award’s biennial dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.


Lukewarming: The New Climate Science that Changes Everything

In Lukewarming: The New Climate Science that Changes Everything, two environmental scientists with over a half century of experience between them explain the science and spin behind the headlines and come to a provocative conclusion: climate change is real, and partially man-made, but it is becoming obvious that far more warming has been forecast than is going to occur, and some of the catastrophic impacts can be shown to be implausible or impossible.

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