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Thursday, August 19, 2010

British PM Calls for Government Cut-Back


“[British PM] David Cameron’s 100-day-old ruling coalition is launching an effort to reduce the role of government, seeking to vest communities and individuals with fresh powers and peddling a new era of volunteerism to replace the state in running museums, parks and other public facilities. Supporters and opponents describe the campaign as the biggest assault on government here since the wave of privatizations by Conservative firebrand Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.” (Washington Post)

Talk is easy. Let’s see how deep it goes.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Awesome Powers of Government” by Murray Weidenbaum