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The Hidden Costs Behind Every Government Program

Blog6 hours ago

Governments love to point to stuff they built with your tax dollars. But they never point to all the destroyed wealth and lost opportunities that result from those same programs and policies. 

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Privatizing Public Lands Doesn't Mean Turning Them Into Shopping Centers

The Environment

Blog07/18/2019

Public lands already have value as nature preserves and tourist attractions. At the same time, the economic needs of ordinary human beings — which often require land development — shouldn't be ignored. 

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Don't Trust the Government with the Environment

07/04/2019Power & Market

Government's history of subsidizing sprawl, polluting waterways, and mismanaging public lands suggests government agents are the last people we need managing the environment.

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Economics is the Most Important Science for the Layman

06/19/2019Power & Market

When it comes to public policy, good outcomes depend on a good grasp of sound economics by the public.

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Why Private Roads Would Have Fewer Traffic Jams

06/18/2019Power & Market

If prices were allowed to adjust to demand, the price of using a given highway would increase when more people want to use it and decrease when fewer people want to use it.

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