Archive: Articles

Miss Virginia and the Political Realities of Public-School Reform
Miss Virginia gets the most important elements of the struggle for private school vouchers right.
Samuel R. Staley | November 10, 2019
The Postal Service Goes Urbanist: How New Mailbox Regulations Encourage Density
The postal service is one of many groups that has an implicit say in how new homes are built.
Nick Zaiac | November 8, 2019
Admissions Lawsuit: Harvard’s Ahead, but It’s Not Over
The Harvard lawsuit could go either way but the battle is not confined to one front.
Richard Vedder | November 7, 2019
Is It Time to Privatize New York City’s Subways?
The New York Subways Are Substandard. Privatizing Them Could Improve Things.
Successful examples from around the world show that this could take many forms.
Scott Beyer | November 6, 2019
Germany Shows Universal Healthcare Is No Panacea
The government mandates, standardizes, and subsidizes care, and yet, struggling citizens still get subpar care.
Ross Marchand | November 5, 2019
Cities Should Look At Los Angeles’ History of Big Data Policing and Avoid Its Mistakes
Los Angeles adopted a big data policing program without having a proper framework in place first to safeguard liberty.
Jonathan Hofer | November 4, 2019
Why Are There So Many Marginally Employed PhDs in English?
The biggest problem is that schools keep taking big new Ph.D. classes despite the limited demand for those occupations.
Richard Vedder | November 3, 2019
Millennials Are Ready for a Crash Course on Tax Policy
Millennials could use a tax cut more than just about any other age group.
Luka Ladan | November 1, 2019
America Needs Doctors in the Digital Domain
Seeing the doctor could be a twenty-minute Skype session, instead of a day-long ordeal.
Ross Marchand | October 31, 2019
The Struggles of West Virginia
West Virginia Is Dealing With an Economic and Social Crisis. So Why Do People Stay?
For West Virginians who stay, it boils down to what you might call an acquired taste.
Scott Beyer | October 30, 2019