About Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy, a CFACT analyst, has researched and advocated for a variety of policy issues, both in government and in the non-profit sector, including education reform and fiscal policy. He previously wrote and edited The Chalkboard weblog for the New York Charter Schools Association, and has been published in numerous media outlets, including The Hill, New York Post, Washington Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Biden goes “Green”

Biden’s copycat Green makeover, like its recent predecessors, is a wish-list of initiatives that are unnecessary, will not impact the trajectory of the earth’s climate, and thus amounts to a colossal waste of money.

By |2019-06-19T11:17:40-05:00June 19th, 2019|Environment|Comments Off on Biden goes “Green”

Big Tech’s big threat to freedom

Facebook, Youtube, Google, Twitter, Wikipedia, Reddit and others who dominate the Internet and cyberspace are increasingly about censoring viewpoints with which their super-wealthy owners disagree.

By |2019-06-04T09:18:38-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Civil Rights|Comments Off on Big Tech’s big threat to freedom

World population: Up or down?

If UN predictions on global population growth play out, there will be approximately 8.6 billion people by 2030; 9.8 billion by 2050; and more than 11 billion by the turn of the century in 2100. Then again, maybe not.

By |2019-05-15T15:02:42-05:00May 17th, 2019|Environment|Comments Off on World population: Up or down?