Doug Reich

Imagine a Highway

Imagine a Highway

If roads were private the owners would have an incentive to provide capacity, safety, and invent a pricing mechanism that would enable traffic to flow freely.

Price “Gouge” Me, Please!

Price “Gouge” Me, Please!

Artifically low prices resulting from government decree causes an artificial shortage which results in long lines, empty stations, and lack of incentives for more supplies.

A Beautiful Epitaph

A Beautiful Epitaph

While reading “The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge” by David McCullough, I came across a passage referring to the death of Emily Roebling, the wife of Washington Roebling, that I found particularly poignant.

The Left’s New Straw Man: The Shareholder as Mafia Boss

The Left’s New Straw Man: The Shareholder as Mafia Boss

In a recent Washington Post op-ed, Harold Meyerson, an avowed socialist, compares corporations who buy back their own shares to Las Vegas mafia bosses who used to skim casino profits. ┬áThe basis for his smear is “a recent paper by J.W. Mason, an economist at the...