Sunday, September 04, 2011

Recommended reading

  • Education: Meet the former leader of a teacher union who has changed his tune. Also read this account of one teacher's experience in the New York City public school system.
  • Quote of the day: "When many policymakers see a potential market failure, they almost inevitably call for government intervention to restrain market excesses. Yet when government fails, interestingly enough, the proposed policy solution is often the same: more government intervention." Yep.
  • The case for reducing the corporate tax rate is so compelling that even some members of the left are now pushing for it.
  • True story: local government declares an area to be blighted, uses eminent domain to kick people out of their homes, and then turns the area into a dump

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