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Why Intellectual Property Should Be Included In Trade Agreements

IP goods are the largest share of U.S. exports and support a significant portion of the U.S. economy. The U.S. economy is increasingly dependent on the products of innovation, so policies that support innovation and creativity should be priorities for the U.S. government, especially in trade agreements. And nudging our trading partners toward greater respect for intellectual property rights also turns out to be in their best interests.

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US Energy Boom Transforming Foreign Policy

With new approval to fight ISIS in the Middle East, many are asking: What has changed in foreign policy and the US energy supply? 

U.S. Petroleum Exports Up, Crude Oil Imports Down

Time to lift the federal ban on crude oil exports.

Some Things Are Worth Requiring Permission

Permissionless innovation is a popular catchphrase, but property rights are important enough to merit protection and thus require permission.

We're Flaring (Wasting) Shale Gas Because We Can't Export It

Glut prices for natural gas are an economic distortion caused by federal ban on export.



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Matthews on Fox with Bret Baier

What are the political implications of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's recent indictments? IPI's Merrill Matthews tells Fox News it may actually bolster Perry's presidential aspirations. 

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