Rent Control: A Bad Idea Has Spread Again
Oregon, California, and New York recently passed rent control measures. Some Washington politicians want to make it national policy. Here’s why that is wrong.
There are ways to provide affordable housing without all the unintended consequences and moral hazards of rent control.
Colleges Don’t Want ‘Free College’
Free college proposals are a threat to the gravy train that has led to the inefficient and overstaffed modern university.
Why Nothing is Near Your Office
How Land Use Rules Make Life Inconvenient
The legal separation of land uses makes life inconvenient, paid for in long drives and errands that never get done.
Wind Power Sources Remain More Fantasy than Reality
We need to be realistic about the limitations of wind power and seek practical alternatives that reduce emissions.
Banning E-Cigarette Sales Will Do More Harm than Good
Efforts to ban vaping are extremely unlikely to succeed and may push consumers toward harmful alternatives.
Lawmakers, Bureaucrats Need to End War on Video Games
Onerous government regulations of video games would raise prices on millions while harming mental health.
Bill de Blasio’s Hotel Cronyism
The mayor has run a bribe-oriented government, accepting money from entrenched interests in exchange for regulatory capture. His hotel proposal is the latest example.
The Mayor has governed like a lackey to monied interests, granting favors that help his career but hurt average New Yorkers.
Lunacy on Loans and Licensing
Revoking the license of professionals who default on student loans only makes it more difficult to repay them.
College Board Drops Adversity Scores – Now for the SAT
Many accredited colleges and universities have stopped requiring SAT/ACT scores or de-emphasize their use in admissions decisions