Leonard E. Read’s “I, Pencil” is often first-day reading for introductory economics courses, and rightfully so. This spirited tale narrated by a pencil highlights two important truths.
Ashley Berner has spent a lot of time examining educational systems around the world, and she concludes that the American system is unique.
On Thursday, July 18, Show-Me Institute Director of Municipal Policy Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss taxpayer subsidies for a failing baseball team in Wyandotte County, Kansas, the tenure of outgoing Kansas City Mayor Sly James, and more taxpayer subsidies for a Sun Fresh groc
Rumor has it that later this month Major League Soccer (MLS) will announce the next cities to be blessed with professional soccer teams. St.
Missouri is one of 13 states without any statewide programs to promote Next Generation Learning (a term coined by the advocacy group ExcelinEd to de
Having worked in education reform for more than twenty years, I’ve often found myself in a familiar debate about public education: Is it a private good—for the benefit of the child being educated—or a public good—for the benefit of society? Of course, it’s both.
In a recent debate, Kansas City Mayor-elect Quinton Lucas addressed a proposal for a downtown stadium by stating, “We need a new downtown baseball stadium like I need a new Maserati.” Lucas understand
Following in Arizona’s footsteps, Pennsylvania enacted an occupational licensing reciprocity