Carrying Civilization Onward

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As I sit down to write this, the sun is just starting to rise…

The Presidential Election is Over. It’s Time to Think Local.

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In the last weeks, our attention has (rightly) been focused…

Assessing Election Results: Diversity vs. Disparity

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The 2020 presidential election will inspire more commentary…

A Surprising Vaccine for Cities Hit Hard By COVID: Property Taxes

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Property taxes are ubiquitous around the world, and in the United…

Property Tax: The Last One Standing – Part 2

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Part 1 of Property Tax: The Last One Standing introduced "Property…

Property Tax: The Last One Standing – Part 1

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As the first punches from Covid 19 landed on state and local…

The Impact of Rent and Rent-Seeking on the Economy

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Most recent economics texts have devoted little or no space…

Platform Capitalism is Eating Your Town

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Major internet-based platforms like Facebook, Amazon, Apple,…

A Green New Deal Tax Shift

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The “Green New Deal” is a set of proposed laws that are…

BOOK REVIEW: One Billion Americans

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By: Matthew Downhour Analogies are simple and sometimes helpful…

California Voters May Opt for Value Capture to Save Transit from the Pandemic

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Addressing a conference on urban issues held in San Francisco,…