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Insightful weekly commentary on news & current events from economist Antony Davies and political scientist James R. Harrigan.

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Public Defeats and Private Victories

October 28, 2020

Some goods and services we choose to provide via the government (mail delivery). Some we choose to provide via markets (grocery stores). And some we choose to provide via government and markets working together (road construction), or via them working in competition (education). This week, Clark Neily joins us to compare and contrast publicly provided and privately provided goods and services.

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