Published Works by Casey Lartigue

Published Works by Casey Lartigue

Educational Freedom in Urban America: Brown v. Board after Half a Century, Cato Institute: 2004. (co-editor with David F. Salisbury)

“Anti-Channel One Crusade is Failing,” in The Thinking Reader by James Koobatian, pp. 111-113, (Wadsworth Group, 2002).

Studies and White Papers

The Lieberman-Warner Cap and Trade Bill: Quick Summary and Analysis,” National Center for Public Policy Research, June 2008.

School Choice in the District of Columbia: Saving Taxpayers Money, Increasing Opportunities for Children,” Cato Briefing Paper No. 86, September 19, 2003.

The Need for Educational Freedom in the Nation’s Capital,” by Casey J. Lartigue Jr., Cato Policy Analysis No. 461, December 10, 2002.

Cato Institute, A Summary of the Policy Initiatives Made by President Clinton in the State of the Union Address, 1999-01-22.


“Think About It,” Journal of School Choice, Vol. 8 , Iss. 2,2014

Mixed-Up on Gay Marriage,” The Root, 2008-05-29.

The GOP’s Next (Black) Idea?”, The Root, 2008-03-05.

Washington Post Outlook, “Talk Radio Can’t Handle the Truth,” 2007-08-05.

Vouching for Success? Debating School Choice,” in Ed. (Harvard Graduate School of Education), May 1, 2003.

Pulling Up Stakes from Failing Public Schools,” in Forbes Magazine, January 20, 2003.

Niche Market (letter to the editor), Education Next, Fall 2002 / Vol. 2, No. 3

Washington Post, “When the Mission Is Mediocrity: If the D.C. Public Schools Want to Improve, They’ll Need to Aim Higher ,” 2002-11-24.

Washington Post, “You’ll Never Guess What South Korea Frowns Upon,” 2000-05-28.

Politicizing Class Size,” in Spectrum: Journal of State Government, Fall 1999, Part 4, Page 22.

Education Week, “Politicizing Class Size,” 1999-09-29.

AsianWeek, “While Abroad, Chill Out,” 1999-08-04.


History of Education in the nation’s capital,” Briefing of the District of Columbia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, October 16, 2008.

Public Education in Washington, D.C.,” before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, May 9, 2003

DC, STATEMENT of Casey Lartigue, Policy Analyst Cato Institute Center for Educational Freedom Cato Institute, Washington, D.C. for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform Full committee hearing on “In Search of Educational Excellence in the Nation’s Capital: A Review of Academic Options for Students and Parents in the District of Columbia,” 2003-05-09.

108th Congress,,, 2003-05-09.


Opinion and Commentary

Korea Times, NK refugees fighting English, goshe, 2016-10-19

Korea Times, “NK refugees fighting English,” 2016-10-18

Korea Times, “Some say ‘I’m a Little Big Hero’” 2016-09-20

Indian Economist, “Her Name Is Eun-hee Park: A Refugee Who Tasted Freedom,” 2016-09-11.

Korea Times, ‘Her name is Eun-hee Park’, 2016-08-23

Korea Times, “Not all Koreans need to be involved,” 2016-08-19.

Korea Times, “Apathy about North Korea,” 2016-07-18.

Korea Times, “From Hwang Solo to Team Hwang,” 2016-06-28.

Indian Economist, “Are Your Actions Sensationalist Enough for Media’s Attention?” 2016-06-12.

Korea Times, “Storming the Bastille for freedom,” 2016-05-30.

Korea Times, “It’s complicated,” 2016-05-03.

Korea Times, “What are you doing about North Korea?” 2016-04-18

Korea Times, “Top Secret,” 2016-03-21.

Korea Times, “Bear hugs in Texas,” 2016-03-17.

Korea Times, “‘I don’t have to’” 2016-02-23.

Korea Times, “Stereotypes and funny culture,” 2016-01-26.

Korea Times, “Trump’s secret sauce,” 2016-01-12.

Korea Times, “Chopstick champion of the world!” 2015-12-29.

Korea Times, “Send her back,” 2015-12-15.

Korea Times, “Evicted from a free speech zone,” 2015-12-01

Korea Times, “Why can’t NK NGOs get along?” 2015-11-17.

Korea Times, “Public speaking, my style,” 2015-11-03.

Korea Times, “Godfather of NK beat reporters,” 2015-10-20.

Korea Times, “A kinder, gentler kidnapper,” 2015-10-06.

Korea Times, “Third level of leadership,” 2015-09-22.

Korea Times, “‘Situationist,’” 2015-09-08.

Indian Economist, “A Thermostat or Thermometer for Freedom?” 2015-09-04.

Korea Times, “A thermostat or thermometer for freedom?” 2015-08-25.

Indian Economist, “I, cultural trespasser,” 2015-08-22.

Korea Times, “I, cultural trespasser,” 2015-08-11.

Korea Times, “Black lives matter,” 2015-07-28.

Korea Times, “The media is to blame,” 2015-07-14.

Korea Times, “Korea is doomed (in 2750),” 2015-06-30.

Korea Times, “‘How black is he?’” 2015-06-16.

Korea Times, “Give, not ‘give back’,” 2015-06-02.

Korea Times, “Get your own column,” 2015-05-19.

Korea Times, “What to do about Baltimore?,” 2015-05-05.

Korea Times, “I hate ‘Somebody’” 2015-04-21.

Korea Times, “Creative people say ‘no’” 2015-04-07.

Korea Times, “They don’t know me,” 2015-03-24.

Korea Times, “A beautiful speech contest,” 2015-03-10.

Korea Times, “American slavery then, N. Korea today,” 2015-02-24.

Korea Times, “A magnet for freedom,” 2015-02-10.

Korea Times, “Advice for Kim Jong-un?” 2015-01-27.


Korea Times, “An expatriate encountering myself,” 2015-01-13.


Korea Times, “Authoritarian mentality lives on,” 2014-12-30.


Korea Times, “Rushing to judgment on a defector,” 2014-12-16.


Korea Times, “Both sides of Ferguson,” 2014-12-02.


Korea Times, “Rejecting a dream job – and loving it,” 2014-11-18.


Korea Times, “A meaningful experience,” 2014-11-14.


Korea Times, “An ambiguous man,” 2014-10-21.


Korea Times, “What a coincidence!,” 2014-10-07.


Korea Times, “In defense of NGOs,” 2014-09-23.


Korea Times, “Fund NK refugees before it’s too late,” 2014-08-26.


Korea Times, “You can’t save the world,” 2014-08-12.


Korea Times, “Have I been targeted by North Korea?” 2014-07-29.


Korea Times, “`Everybody does it’” 2014-07-15.


Korea Times, “Let’s not shake hands,” 2014-07-01.


Korea Times, “Korea’s ‘justice trap’” 2014-06-17.


Korea Times, “‘Think about it’” 2014-06-02,


Korea Times, “Eyes still on the prize,” 2014-05-19.


Korea Times, “How can I help North Koreans?” 2014-05-06.


Korea Times, “Man in the mirror, not the magnifying glass,” 2014-04-21.


Korea Times, “The Casey Lartigue Show with YeonMi Park!” 2014-04-07.


Korea Times, “Moments and movements: the rest of the story,” 2014-03-24.


Korea Times, “To donate, investigate,” 2014-03-10.


Korea Times, “Dear readers: I’m on N. Korea’s enemies list,” 2014-02-24.


Korea Times, “Why can’t Korea be more like (fill-in-the-blank)? 2014-02-10.


Korea Times, “Casey’s Corner,” 2014-01-27.


Korea Times, “Ju Chan-yang – what a mighty woman,” 2014-01-13.


Korea Times, “Inspiration from a lousy visitor,” 2014-12-30.


Korea Times, “Yes Men in a no country,” 2013-12-16.


Korea Times, “Rejoining my personal odyssey,” 2013-08-19.


Korea Times, “Psst … wanna talk about books?” 2013-07-29.


Korea Times, “Another economic storm,” 2013-07-21.


Korea Times, “Walk – or run – away from Gaeseong,” 2013-07-08.


Korea Times, “Visit Seoul next time, Mr. Rodman,” 2013-03-11.


Korea Times, “Freedmen from North Korea,” 2012-03-04.


Korea Times, “‘Linsanity’ in Korea? What if…,” 2012-02-22.


Korea Times, “There’s no place like home,” 2013-02-11.


Korea Times, “Humanitarian with a guillotine,” 2013-01-31.


Korea Times, “Open letter to Park’s advisers,” 2013-01-27.


Korea Times, “Open door to N. Koreans,” 2013-01-15.


Korea Times, “Chang Ha-Joon’s foolish consistency,” 2012.12.31


Korea Times, “Why I won’t go to North Korea,” 2012-12-26.


Korea Times, “To be a good volunteer use your brain,” 2012-12-04.


Korea Times, “Race in Korea: bad, but better?,” 2012-11-19.


Korea Times, “Harvard admissions process,” 2012-11-08.


Korea Times, “Rome has come to you,” 2012-10-29.


Korea Times, “Common Sense on North Korea,” 2012-04-02.


Korea Times, “Helping North Koreans ‘Strike the Blow,’” 2012-03-22.


Korea Times, “Mything the Point on Sweden,” 2012-03-14.


Korea Times, “Freedmen from North Korea,” 2012-03-04.


Korea Times, “‘Linsanity’ in Korea? What if…,” 2012-02-22.


Korea Times, “Love vs. Economics on Valentine’s Day,” 2012-02-13.


Korea Herald, “Steve Jobs on benefits of competition in education,” 2012-01-30.


Korea Times, “Intellectual Shock in Seoul,” 2012-01-20.


Korea Times, “Smarter than a two-year-old,”, 2011-11-21.


Korea Times, “Yoegi Anjuseyo,” 2011-09-13.


Korea Herald, “No: Subsidizing everyone wastes tax money,”2011-08-24.


Korea Herald, “Park Chung-hee: Dictator or benevolent autocrat?” 2011-07-20.


Korea Herald, “Yes: Prohibition is worse than the crime,” 2011-06-30.


Korea Times, “Surprise — North Koreans love me!” 2010-07-18.


Korea Times, “What do you like to do?”, 2010-06-23.


Korea Times, “I Believe,” 2010-05-26.


Korea Times, “Happy Earth Day! And Please, Live,” 2010-04-22.


The Root, Empty Threats, A History: Still taking the black vote for granted after all these years., 2009-05-09

National Center for Public Policy Research, “Every Day is Arbor Day for Private

Conservationists, 2008-04-25.


Washington Times, The modern emancipation of D.C., 2008-04-16.


Black America Today, “Black America Must Think Bigger,” 2005-12-25.


Project 21, “Why Not A Dazzling Offense?” 2005-12-05.


Cato Institute, “Parents: Save Yourselves and Your Children,” 2003-10-28.


Cato Institute, “Giving D.C. Kids the Best Education Available,” 2003-10-22.


National Review Online, “Giving DC Kids the Best Education Available,” 2003-10-07.


Baltimore Sun, “Education Expert Vouches for School Choice,” by Gregory Kane, 2003-10-01.


Cato Institute, “Education Means Emancipation,” 2003-09-03.


Cato Institute, “Educational Freedom Day in D.C.: A Trial Run,” 2003-08-01.


Cato Institute, “Lessons from MLK: The school-choice battle gets intense.,” 2003–06-11.


Project 21, Crazies Can Spoil a Movement, 2003 June


National Review Online, “Lessons from MLK: The school-choice battle gets intense,” 2003-06-09.


Cato Institute, “Mayor Williams Wants School Vouchers for D.C.,” 2003-05-30.


Cato Institute, “D.C. Officials Send Their Kids to Private Schools but Oppose School Choice,” 2002-11-23.


Cato Institute, “School Choice Mood Swings,” 2003-03-15.


Tulsa World, Who’s at fault when students don’t learn? 2002-12-01.


Cato Institute, “When the Mission Is Mediocrity: If the D.C. Public Schools Want to Improve, They’ll Need to Aim Higher,” 2002-12-05.


United Press International (UPI), Why not sue ‘big schooling’? 2002-11-25.


Cato Institute, “Why Not Sue ‘Big Schooling’?” 2002-11-23.


Cato Institute, “Pulling Up Stakes from Failing Public Schools” 2002-11-06.


Orange County Register, “Pulling Up Stakes from Failing Public Schools,” 2002-11-03.


United Press International (UPI), Don’t Complain, Seize the Opportunity, 2002-10-22.


Cato Institute, “Don’t Complain, Seize the Opportunity,” 2002-10-18.


Cato Institute, “In Parents We Trust?” 2002-06-29.


Washington Times, Trust for parents’ picks, 2002-06-29


Cato Institute, “In Parents We Trust?” 2002-06-18.


United Press International (UPI), In parents we trust?, 2002-06-19


National Review Online, “Fly-by-Night Public Schools,” 2002-05-29.


Cato Institute, “Fly-by-Night Public Schools,” 2002-05-24., “Fly-By-Night Public Schools,” 2002-05-21.


Cato Institute, “Does More Schooling Equal Better Results?,” 2002-05-17.


National Review Online, “Education by Polls,” 2002-03-21.


United Press International (UPI), School Choice — Then and Now, 2002-03-19.


Cato Institute, “School Choice — Then and Now,” 2002-03-18.


Honolulu Advertiser, “Bush’s Five-Year Education Plan,” 2002-03-01.


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Helping Kids Succeed in School is Not Creaming, 2002-02-24.


United Press International (UPI), Helping Kids Succeed in School Is Not “Creaming,” 2002-02-20


Cato Institute, “Helping Kids Succeed in School is Not Creaming,” 2002-02-19.


Cato Institute, “Burn Your Own Flag, If You Want,” 2001-08-01.


Korea Times, “Policymakers dumping on free trade,” 2001-04-07.


Cato Institute, “Semantics and School Choice,” 2000-11-07.


The Libertarian Enterprise, “Dems of Cheney’s School,” 2000-09-04.


Asian Wall Street Journal, Is There a Doctor in the House? 2000-08-31. Reprinted in the Libertarian Enterprise and Korean


The Libertarian Enterprise, “Gore on the Wrong Side of History” 2000-08-28.


Cato Institute, “Dems of Cheney’s School,” 2000-08-25.


St. Louis-Post Dispatch, “Gore on the Wrong Side of History,” 2000-08-23.


New York Post, “Dems of Cheney’s School,” 2000-08-22.


Cato Institute, “Gore on the Wrong Side of History,” 2000-08-19.


Cato Institute, “You’ll Never Guess What South Korea Frowns Upon,” 2000-06-15.


Baltimore Sun, “Clinton errs in politicizing the issue of class sizes,” 1999-10-04.


Education Policy Institute, “Honorable Dropouts,” 1999-07-16


The Libertarian Enterprise, “Honorable Dropouts,” 1999-07-15..


The Palm Beach Post, “Honorable Dropouts,” 1999-07-06.


USA Today, “End Education Charade of College Basketball,” 1999-06-30.

The Korea Times, “Honorable Dropouts,” July 5, 1999.

Cato Institute, “Honorable Dropouts” 1999-06-28.

Libertarian Enterprise, “Swing!” 1999-06-15., “Swing!” c. 1999.

Cato Institute, “Swing,” 1999-06-09.

Cato Institute, “Anti-Channel One Crusade is Failing,” 1999-05-24.

Cato Institute, “Nader Knows Best,” 1999-02-12.

Cato Institute, “Just Another Buzzword,” 1999-01-29.