Former reason staffer Matt Welch, writing from his current perch at the Los Angeles Times, uses a local example to explain how even "good" eminent domain–that is, for such clearly "public" purposes as public schools–can still be pretty rotten as it destroys long-lasting low-income neighborhoods.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
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Pending restrictions on vaping products in Michigan and New York are based on an alarmingly broad understanding of the executive branch's "public health" authority.
"Controlled choice" is supposed to fix inequality in New York public schools. It might make everything worse.