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  • Getting serious about housing affordability

    Getting serious about housing affordability0

    • June 26, 2018

    Although many cities across the country are facing serious housing shortages, the efforts they are making to fix the problem are doomed to failure. Their so-called affordable housing programs address symptoms, not causes, and apply band-aid solutions when far different (but less costly) tools are needed. Median home prices in most American cities are less

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  • Educational opportunity is a family-wide benefit

    Educational opportunity is a family-wide benefit0

    • June 4, 2018

    How does expanded educational opportunity impact families in terms of expectations, habits, and aspirations? This central question too often gets lost in purely data-driven debates about private school choice programs. Given the early evidence, perhaps it is time to change that. Longstanding public policy debates often begin to take on a strange feeling of deja

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  • For health policy that works, look at the evidence

    For health policy that works, look at the evidence0

    • May 30, 2018

    When a policy generating a lot of fame and fortune starts to go wrong, the temptation to ignore new data can be irresistible. For over 50 years, mainstream U.S. health policy makers have promoted research supporting Kenneth Arrow’s 1963 assertion that “it is the general social consensus, clearly, that the laissez-faire solution for medicine is

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  • In the wake of a gun ban, Venezuela sees rising homicide rate

    In the wake of a gun ban, Venezuela sees rising homicide rate0

    • April 19, 2018

    Since April 2017, at least 163 pro-democracy protesters in Venezuela have been murdered by the Maduro dictatorship. Venezuela serves as an example of how gun prohibition can sometimes encourage gun crime. In 2012, the communist-dominated Venezuelan National Assembly enacted the “Control of Arms, Munitions and Disarmament Law.” The bill’s stated objective was to “disarm all citizens.”

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  • Obama is gone, but his fiscal waste is still befouling American health care

    Obama is gone, but his fiscal waste is still befouling American health care0

    • April 3, 2018

    For real health care waste, it is hard to beat the Obama administration. Crony capitalists, academic institutions, select nonprofits, and state bureaucracies are raking in enormous sums. Ordinary Americans are paying the price. If government officials cannot find the courage to return control of health care to patients and their doctors, American health care quality

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  • Montana high court set to rule on state’s discrimination against religious schools

    Montana high court set to rule on state’s discrimination against religious schools0

    • March 27, 2018

    The ignominious death of a critical educational choice case at the hands of a newly elected school board majority in Colorado dealt a serious blow to disadvantaged students nationwide. However, the debate about Blaine Amendments goes on. Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, a similar case in Montana, will get its day in court on

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