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Greater Pittsburgh and Afghan Refugees: A Good Match?
As tens of thousands of Afghan refugees relocate to the U.S., it’s worth assimilating them in areas that could use the help
Scott Beyer | December 3, 2021
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In Defense of Space Billionaires
The ultra-wealthy are going into space, and why that's a good thing
Paige Lambermont | December 3, 2021
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Are American Cities Ready for Special Economic Zones?
SEZs, charter cities, and other private city models are all worth testing. But the barriers to doing so are political
Scott Beyer | November 19, 2021
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Announcing the Independent Institute Homelessness Report
Catalyst Fellow co-authors a paper with 5 others on how to end homelessness in California and beyond
Scott Beyer | November 14, 2021
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Not All Executive Orders Are Created Equal
Abbott’s vaccine order is not “just as oppressive” as Biden’s
Brady Leonard | November 10, 2021
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How To Improve U.S. Passenger Rail, PT. 2
It starts with expanding right-of-way—ideally in a manner that requires minimal eminent domain
Scott Beyer | October 22, 2021
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Pope Francis Wrong About Corporate ‘Greed,’ and Inflation
With such a massive platform, the pope has an obligation to better inform himself before wading into economics affairs
Brad Polumbo | October 20, 2021
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How To Improve U.S. Passenger Rail, PT. 1
While trends and gimmicks are sometimes proposed to bolster rail in America, it may require much simpler steps—namely open competition with Amtrak
Scott Beyer | October 15, 2021
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The PATRIOT Act Should Have Ended With Afghanistan
Biden ended Bush’s failed war; he should end Bush’s failed surveillance state, too
Jonathan Hofer | October 12, 2021