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America Desperately Needs More Skilled STEM Workers, and We Should Steal Them from Russia

We at CFIF have repeatedly highlighted America's desperate need for more skilled science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers.  In an increasingly information-based global economy, legal immigration by people with advanced degrees and valuable expertise to the United States must be encouraged, as even President Donald Trump advocated.

In that vein, we've also highlighted how desirable a destination the U.S. is to STEM talent, and how many openly seek to come to our shores, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), which was named the top defense and national security think tank in the world.  "Only about 10 percent of international scientists and engineers seemed open to moving to China," CSIS found, "compared to nearly 60 percent for the…[more]

May 25, 2022 • 07:38 PM
CFIF Memorial Day Quiz

CFIF Memorial Day Quiz

Take our 10-Question Memorial Day Quiz and test your knowledge of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom.

A Cabinency of Dunces

A Cabinency of Dunces

The common denominator to these Biden appointees is ideological rigidity, nonchalance, and sheer incompetence.

Is Biden’s 'Success' Our Mess?

Is Biden’s 'Success' Our Mess?

In sum, what Americans see as an abject catastrophe, they cheer on as a stunning and planned success.

“I Did That!” Left Begins to Blame Biden for Inflation

“I Did That!” Left Begins to Blame Biden for Inflation

And now even leftists are realizing that the emperor has no clothes on inflation and other crises.

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The Baby Formula Shortage: Mitigating the Crisis

Douglas Blair, News Producer and Podcast Host at The Daily Signal, discusses how the FDA and the Biden Administration could have averted the national shortage of baby formula, what history teaches us with respect to consumer shortages, and what should be done to mitigate the current failure and prevent similar[more]
Get the Government Out of the Student Loan Market

EJ Antoni, Research Fellow with Regional Economics in the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation, discusses President Biden's student loan "forgiveness" plan, why it is a raw deal for taxpayers, how it is incredibly regressive, drives up tuition costs, and is morally hazardous[more]
Inflation: What It Is, Why It’s Bad, and How To Fix It

Nathan Lewis, author and a leading authority on monetary policy and economic history, discusses his latest book, Inflation: What It Is, Why It’s Bad, and How To Fix It, co-authored with Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames,. Lewis explains the threat inflation poses to our economy and democracy, what history has[more]
Taxing Carbon Will Raise the Cost of Everything

Mike Palicz, Federal Affairs Manager at Americans for Tax Reform, discusses how some politicians and “green” advocates are calling for a tax on carbon, why this is a preposterous idea, and how, if passed, it will obviously increase costs to consumers on everything from gas to food to heating and more[more]
Free Speech is a Blessing, Not a Threat

Quin Hillyer, Senior Commentary Writer and Editor for the Washington Examiner and Contributing Editor for National Review Online, discusses free speech on college campuses, how free expression took center stage in a speech by former Vice President Mike Pence at the University of Virginia, and predictions on who[more]
U.S. Must Attract and Keep STEM Talent

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses why it is important and in our national interest to reform our nation's immigration laws to attract and retain much-needed STEM workers who have extraordinary ability, are outstanding professors, researchers or entrepreneurs[more]
Foreign and Domestic Policies: Impact on the Mid-Term Elections and War in Ukraine

William J. Conti, a Partner in the Washington, DC, Office of Baker & Hostetler, discusses the Biden Administration's positions and policies with respect to the war in Ukraine and what it means for global and NATO relations, whether and how war crime charges could be brought against Vladimir Putin and other[more]
WTO TRIPS Waiver is Unnecessary and Counterproductive

Timothy Lee, Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the most recent proposal at the World Trade Organization to suspend provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) safeguarding patents for Covid vaccines, treatments and other therapies, why this[more]
Quiz Question   
When did Memorial Day officially become a federal holiday?
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Liberty Poll   

How are record high travel costs affecting your Memorial Day weekend plans?