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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

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Coalition Urges Common Sense on Broadband Infrastructure Spending
By CFIF Staff
Monday, July 26 2021
The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) last week joined a coalition of more than 30 free-market organizations and individuals on a letter to Congress advocating “specifically against proposals that would enact price controls, dramatically expand agency authority, and prioritize government-controlled internet.” The letter, which was organized by American for Tax Reform’s Digital Liberty, can be read below or viewed here (PDF). July 23, 2021 RE: Broadband Infrastructure Spending Dear Senators: We write to you today over some concerning developments in the bipartisan infrastructure…
 
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When did Memorial Day officially become a federal holiday?
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