From the Downsizing Blog

Government Ownership Sucks

The Wall Street Journal today profiles South Africa’s electric power company, Eskom. What a mess.

Markets and Emissions

In reviewing the Green New Deal, the Wall Street Journal’s Greg Ip says, “Because the private market has no incentive to reduce carbon emissions, government intervention is necessary.”

California High-Speed Rail

The apparent death of California high-speed rail has led to a spate of stories asking, “What went wrong?”

Private Airport Security Screening

The federal government nationalized security screening at the nation’s more than 400 commercial airports in 2001 when it created the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
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