Archive: Articles

Debate in America has Grown Too Fossilized
Take a Journey Outside Your Comfort Zone
Ross Marchand | May 3, 2019
Samuel R. Staley | May 2, 2019
Two Paths to Improve How Localities Pay for Services and Amenities
Crowding and straining existing infrastructure are key concerns that proponents of new development must overcome. Some solutions are better than others.
Nick Zaiac | May 1, 2019
The Importance of Design Thinking
The world is not made for ideas, be they brilliant technologies or efficient policies, but rather people. Understanding people must come first.
Ryan Khurana | April 30, 2019
If You Love Forests, Let Them Burn
It’s time to embrace fire as a natural part of the American landscape and a crucial means of preventing devastating blazes.
William F. Shughart II | April 29, 2019
State Flexibility Is Key to Improving Medicaid
With greater experimentation, states can turn around Medicaid’s lackluster outcomes and help millions of beneficiaries lead better lives.
Ross Marchand | April 26, 2019
Kim Kardashian Proves You Don’t Need Grad School
Kim Kardashian West has announced that she is becoming a lawyer without going to law school—and she’s really on to something.
Kristiana Bolzman | April 25, 2019
Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse Initiative
WDPD seeks to develop a new generation of leaders committed to an open exchange of ideas to resolve the many seemingly intractable problems we face.
Alexandra Hudson | April 24, 2019
The Verdict on Tax Day 2019: Less Painful Than Its Predecessors
Tax Day has come and gone, and millions of Americans came away better off than in years past.
Luka Ladan | April 23, 2019