Niskanen Center

Last updated on October 11th, 2020 at 12:18 pm

Niskanen Center - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


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Factual Reporting: HIGH

Notes: Niskanen Center is a libertarian “think tank” based in Washington, D.C. that advocates for environmentalism, immigration reform, civil liberties, and a national defense policy based on libertarian principles. Niskanen Center was founded in 2014.  Jerry Taylor (former vice president of the Cato Institute) environmental activist and policy analyst is the founder and President of the Niskanen Center. According to an Intercept Interview and, Jerry Taylor used to be global warming skeptic but has now changed his position to become a climate activist.

In review, Niskanen Center publishes articles that are very well sourced to scientific journals. However, they also occasionally use loaded words in their headlines: “FIRE, FURY, AND FOOLISH STATEMENTS ON NORTH KOREA” and use sources from left and right respectively. They sometimes use factually mixed sources such as CNN and Fox News to make their points. Niskanen Center also publish Op-Ed articles with thoroughly researched analysis such, as: “WHAT DRIVES OPPOSITION TO IMMIGRATION? IN-GROUP FAVORITISM, OUT-GROUP HOSTILITY, AND DONALD TRUMP” which utilizes sources such as and Niskanen Center also publishes well researched articles that cover both sides of issues to give properly balanced perspective. Overall, we rate Niskanen Center Least Biased and an excellent source for well written and researched articles. (M. Huitsing 10/3/2017)


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