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The Powers of Regulation
Jan 1, 1977
An 1886 Supreme Court decision throws light on current abuse of zoning powers.
Land Use Regulation Harms the Poor
Sep 1, 1975
Those who aim to help the poor by restricting growth create problems.
Zoning Misuses Land and Other Resources
Aug 1, 1975
Public regulators are not bound to serve consumers efficiently.
Environmentalism and Energy Problems
Jun 1, 1975
Many of the problems blamed on the market are created by government interference.
Apr 1, 1975
The present practice of freedom affords the best hope for the future.
Mar 1, 1975
The necessary and useful role they play.
The Continuing Efforts to Destroy Property Rights
Jan 1, 1975
The owner still knows best how to use his property.
Nov 1, 1974
The regulatory process invariably curtails development.
Regulation Helps the Rich and Harms the Poor
Oct 1, 1974
A cogent reason why government should be limited.
The Taking Issue
Aug 1, 1974
... nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
No More Repeat Performances
Jul 1, 1974
The repeal, not the revision, of zoning laws is the way to sound land use.
Another Case History of a Government Failure
Jun 1, 1974
The sorry record of governmental attempts to build new cities.
Competition: Key to Consumer Dominance
May 1, 1974
The entrepreneur renders society valuable services without cost.
Best Housing Hope
Apr 1, 1974
An unrestricted private market affords the best chance for better housing for the less affluent.
Land Use Regulation A Tool of Politics, Not of Planning
Feb 1, 1974
Planners and politicians, in view of the record, had best leave decisions on land use to the owner.
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