Public housing in the United States is at an uncertain crossroads. While it may have been unnecessary in its origins, owing the famous post-war housing crisis to anti-urban policies, a completely wrong idea about what a slum was and the usual canards about open space, density and city living, the people who live in it today are dependent upon it. 473 more words
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During periods of economic weakness, governments often respond with “loose” monetary policy, which generally means that central banks will take actions that increase liquidity and artificially lower interest rates. 1,499 more words
To save the nation from a future Greek-style fiscal meltdown, we should reform entitlements.
But as part of the effort to restore limited, constitutional government, we also should shut down various departments that deal with issues that shouldn’t be handled by the central government. 691 more words