Jul 6, 2019
State Auditor John Dougall and Libertas Institute President Connor Boyack talk with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of both the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Lambert shares the importance of studying the Founders and our Revolutionary War history. He advises against judging them against our standards today.
Dougall and Boyack then talk with Michael Farren, Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Farren discusses the recent kerfuffle between Nike and AZ Governor Duvey. Farren points out the concern with discretionary corporate incentives. Dougall points out it’s the class Golden Rule: He who holds the gold makes the rules.
Why economic development subsidies don't actually "work":
Incentives to Pander:
Regarding Ferguson, MO unrest motivated in part by economic
Multilateral disarmament in the subsidy war: