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Taxi Deregulation Happened Where?

A rare, worthy reform, made in Washington.

Jan 5, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17 • By ELI LEHRER

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Gary Locke

Less Is More

Mandatory minimum sentences should be minimized.

Apr 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 29

Can we let some of them out?

The Party of Prison Reform

Conservatives lead the way.

Mar 18, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 26

Fish

Dead in the Water

The federal flood insurance fiasco.

Jan 28, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 19

Tracy Spiridakos, Billy Burke, Daniella Alonso, Paras Patel

Rebels with Cause

Power tends to corrupt, and lack of power inspires rebellion.

Jan 14, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 17

The IRS building

The ‘Open for Business’ Tax Plan

Let’s eliminate tariffs and corporate taxes.

Dec 31, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 16

Generating plant at Niagara Falls, Ontario: More of this, eh?

By the Rivers of .  .  . Quebec?

The cheap, green answer to our electricity needs.

Dec 3, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 12

Anna Netrebko, Mariusz Kwiecien in The Met’s  Live in HD presentation of ‘L’Elis

Pay Per Venue

A new attraction for the movie palaces of old.

Oct 29, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 07

John deere tractor

Kill the Farm Bill

9:20 AM, Aug 6, 2012

Doctors Price Gouging?

The Great Unmentionable

The role of high salaries and wages in health care inflation.

Jul 30, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 43

Amy Poehler

A Civic Sitcom

Laughing out loud about ‘democratic governance.’

Jun 18, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 38

Photo of An online pet-insurance primer

A Health Insurance System that Works

Why does the market function better for pets than for humans?

May 7, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 32

Photo of Michael Robbins

The Wiki-Poet

A brave new bard for the Internet age.

May 7, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 32

photo of red tape

One Rule at a Time

The right way to cut government red tape.

Mar 26, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 27

Photo of glamorous looking women smoking

Smoking, No, Nicotine, Maybe

The diminishing returns of the anti-tobacco ­campaign.

Feb 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 23

Photo of Shel Silverstein

It Could Be Verse

The unexpected poet among us.

Jan 16, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 17

Photo of a Swiss mountainside chalet

Mortgaging Our Future

The case against 30-year loans.

Dec 26, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 15

Photo of car crash

A Test Drive for Obamacare

Michigan’s auto insurance nightmare.

Nov 21, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 10

Photo of the Internal Revenue Service office building

Let’s Start All Over Again

A new approach to tax reform.

Oct 17, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 05

Cops at Sea

Cops at Sea

‘NCIS’ gets no critical respect, but should.

Sep 26, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 02

Walker

A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Medicare bureaucrats wreck the medical ­equipment market.

Aug 15, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 45

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