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Massachusetts Omnibus Law Will Result in Widespread Rezoning

Last week, Massachusetts legislators took a step to address housing scarcity in the Bay State, which has led to decades of rising home prices. If it’s signed by Gov. Charlie Baker, Section 18 of the state’s omnibus spending bill (H. 5250) may herald a new approach to local zoning authority, allowing localities deference in means but not the unlimited authority to exclude. Section 18, which originated as standalone bills introduced two years ago, is a “choose your own adventure” preemption. It...

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Peter Boettke & David Prychitko on Academia and Libertarianism, Pt. 3

In the final installment of a three-part series on academia and libertarianism, Peter Boettke and David Prychitko finish their conversation by first considering the impact of Prychitko's "The Market Process" on the field and younger scholars. The pair also discuss the role of disagreement within economics and importance of continuing within the tradition of being a lifelong learner. Boettke and Prychitko conclude their conversation by remembering the work of Paul Heyne and others as well as...

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The Equal Liberty Agenda

An agenda that a true majority of Americans, left and right, could embrace would involve fighting corporate welfare, cutting regulations that exacerbate economic inequality, and engaging in a policy-driven debate on criminal justice reform. Read more at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. 

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