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Detroit’s Magical Revenue Math Common to Indebted U.S. Cities

It’s a threat nearly everywhere in the world­­: that unsustainable public pension debt, promised to government employees in response to perceived flush times or under duress from unions, will bankrupt states and municipalities, forcing taxpayers or investors to foot the bill. Sovereign pension obligation is a major factor threatening the viability of the euro. And […]

Promise Zones Rehash Misdirection of Enterprise Zones

Following up on promises made in his State of the Union address of January 2014, President Barack Obama earlier this month rolled out his signature new program to uplift struggling communities, with the announcement of his first five Promise Zones. But is this “new” program anything more than a repackaging of ideas and initiatives hatched […]

How the U.S. Government Pays People Not To Work

In a July 2012 forum at the American Enterprise Institute, Gary Alexander, former Pennsylvania Secretary of Public Welfare, delivered a stunning presentation on the status of welfare in the United States. His conclusion: by providing food and health care subsidies to lower-earning citizens, the U.S. government is in effect paying a huge swath of the […]

Without Government, Who Would Build The Roads?

Highways, roads and streets—to most Americans these are the unquestioned monopoly of the government. Local, state and federal governments use tax revenues to build and maintain the nation’s roadways. One economist, however, has challenged this orthodox position. In his book, The Privatization of Roads and Highways, Walter Block argues that privatization is not only possible, […]