Free the Wage

By December 1st, 2016, 9:00 EDT

In recent years, the minimum wage has been a charged, polarizing, hot-button issue in American politics. It has also attracted significant attention in economic research, as advocates and opponents alike attempt to measure its effects on employment, prices, and poverty. The effect of the minimum wage on employment is especially significant, and it stands out in public polling on the …

 

Census Bureau Release Sheds Light on Latino Vote

By May 17th, 2017, 18:04 EDT

Report by The LIBRE Institute Closely Predicts Final Number (Washington, D.C.) – According to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, the turnout rate for Latino voters in 2016 declined slightly from 2012, falling from 48 percent to just 47.6 percent. Because of growth in the size of the Latino population overall, the total number of Latino voters increased to …

The LIBRE Institute Completes Financial Literacy Month Event Series

By May 1st, 2017, 15:48 EDT

(Washington, D.C.) – Through the month of April – Financial Literacy Month – The LIBRE Institute held events in several states designed to promote financial literacy in the Hispanic community. These events educate Hispanics – and others – about personal budgeting skills that can help individuals and families build a more prosperous future. Our goal is to help Latinos understand the options they …

 

The LIBRE Institute Hosts Financial Literacy Event with “El Machete”

By April 21st, 2017, 10:00 EDT

(Washington, D.C.) – The LIBRE Institute is taking part in financial literacy month by hosting events designed to inform the community about personal budgeting skills that can help individuals and families build a more prosperous future. These events will take place in a number of states, including Colorado, Florida, Nevada, Texas, Wisconsin, and North Carolina. Notably, Andrés Gutierrez, also known as “El …

 

Informe del Mercado Laboral Hispano de Enero del Año 2017

By February 8th, 2017, 17:48 EDT

A pesar de las promesas de un gasto público para crear “estímulo” económico, las bajas tasas de interés y los miles de millones de dólares añadidos a la deuda, la económico de los Estados Unidos apenas ha mejorado y los hispanos están sufriendo a causa de ello. Cada mes recaudaremos los datos de desempleo más recientes y demostraremos no sólo …

 

Hispanic Jobs Report January 2017

By February 8th, 2017, 17:43 EDT

Despite the promises of “stimulus” spending, low interest rates, and the trillions of dollars added to our debt, the U.S. economy has barely improved and Hispanics are suffering because of it. Each month we’ll gather the latest unemployment facts and illustrate that not only is our status quo not working – it’s detrimental to the Hispanic community and the nation …

 

The LIBRE Institute Celebrates National School Choice Week

By January 23rd, 2017, 8:00 EDT

(Washington, DC) – The LIBRE Institute is proud to partner with National School Choice Week in different cities across the U.S. The LIBRE Institute will be participating in school choice week rallies and events in a number of communities, including in Texas, Colorado, and Arizona. ***THESE EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC*** Texas Who: The LIBRE Institute and National School Choice Week What: National School Choice Week …

 

The LIBRE Institute Celebrates National School Choice Week

By January 19th, 2017, 8:00 EDT

(Washington, DC) – The LIBRE Institute is proud to partner with National School Choice Week in different cities across the U.S. The LIBRE Institute will be participating in school choice week rallies and events in a number of communities, including in New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado. ***THESE EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC*** New Mexico Who: The LIBRE Institute and National School …

 

Informe del Mercado Laboral Hispano de Diciembre del Año 2016

By January 6th, 2017, 10:40 EDT

A pesar de las promesas de un gasto público para crear “estímulo” económico, las bajas tasas de interés y los miles de millones de dólares añadidos a la deuda, la económico de los Estados Unidos apenas ha mejorado y los hispanos están sufriendo a causa de ello. Cada mes recaudaremos los datos de desempleo más recientes y demostraremos no sólo …

 

Hispanic Jobs Report December 2016

By January 6th, 2017, 10:32 EDT

Despite the promises of “stimulus” spending, low interest rates, and the trillions of dollars added to our debt, the U.S. economy has barely improved and Hispanics are suffering because of it. Each month we’ll gather the latest unemployment facts and illustrate that not only is our status quo not working – it’s detrimental to the Hispanic community and the nation …

 

Cubans Know We Must Never Take Freedom of Speech for Granted

By December 22nd, 2016, 9:27 EDT

Free speech is not a right the Cuban people have. Given the repressive nature of the island’s totalitarian regime, many Cubans have grown to develop “un policia en la cabeza” – even in the intimacy of their own minds, many on the island are afraid to think of dissenting opinions. Danilo Maldonado, better known as “El Sexto,” is a Cuban …

 
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