Archive: Articles

Coping with the Coronavirus Requires Freeing Healthcare Providers
Coronavirus has the potential to expose the serious problems with the US healthcare system.
Conor Norris | February 28, 2020
How New York Became “Trash City”
In an 8.5 Million-Person City, Trash Is Inevitable. But It Doesn’t Have to All Pile on Sidewalks.
Scott Beyer | February 26, 2020
A Quick Refresher on Legal Immigration—and Its Impact on the U.S. Economy
America’s immigrant experience is by and large a positive one especially in economic terms.
Luka Ladan | February 25, 2020
Occupational Licensing Regimes Are Tough to Dislodge, So Let’s Try a Different Approach
It’s time for a new strategy that focuses on changing the scope of professional licenses.
Eli Lehrer | February 25, 2020
Census Figures Show Statistical Case for Building More Housing
Annual Home Permit Figures Convey That the More a Metro Builds, the Lower Its Median Prices.
Scott Beyer | February 19, 2020
Harriet Breathes Life into Call for Liberty
The movie breathes long overdue life into Harriet Tubman’s heroic efforts to rescue her family and others from slavery.
Samuel R. Staley | February 18, 2020
Star Wars Bureaucracy
The Jedi Order of the prequels provides a great example of some of the shortcomings of bureaucracy.
Conor Norris | February 14, 2020
U.S. Cities Should Bring Back For-pay Toilets
They Were Banned Decades Ago In An Effort to Expand “Human Rights.” But Removing The Profit Motive Just Caused Scarcity.
Scott Beyer | February 13, 2020
How Millennials Can Save Six-Figures (Yes, Cutting Out Coffee Helps)
Increasing your income, making sacrifices, and setting goals are perhaps the most common building blocks.
Luka Ladan | February 12, 2020
HSAs Can Save Millions of Smokers’ Lives – with the Right Rules
By leveling the tax playing field, the federal government can give millions of smokers a chance to save their lives.
Ross Marchand | February 6, 2020