Daily Policy Digest

Government Issues

Responsible Prison Reform

Today, the United States has roughly 5 percent of the world's population and nearly a quarter of its inmates...

Warning Pollution

Warnings should be given for genuine emergencies; deviating from this comes at a cost to all of us that goes beyond mere annoyance...

The Spectrum Crisis Is Upon Us

Now that most Americans have smartphones and tablets, demand for spectrum is quickly outstripping supply, and many fear that consumers and our economy will soon suffer...

Criminalization through Regulation Is Not Just

States should eliminate provisions that delegate to agencies the power to create criminal offenses through rulemaking...

Government Can Be Efficient

Government allocates enormous resources to responding to problems in an ad hoc and non-strategic manner...

Regulation Inhibits Innovation in Cars

As the pace of innovation accelerates, the gap between invention and regulation widens, making it unclear whether some of the coolest new automotive tech will actually be allowed in American cars...

The United States' Burdensome Regulatory Environment

Instead of joining together to get things done, Americans have increasingly become dependent on Washington...

Regulation: The Unnoticed Problem

Public policies that pick winners or prescribe one-best-way solutions will tend to freeze markets and reduce innovation...

Federal Reserve Advocates Use of Eminent Domain for Private Gain

A study posted on the New York Federal Reserve's website advocates using eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages...

The Government that Cried Wolf

Unless it immediately affects them, people tune out governmental warnings because the government warns about such miniscule things that will probably never affect them...


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