Sam Staley | Monday April 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT | Comments Off on Review: Little Pink House Shows How Machinery of Government Undermines Civil Liberties
Little Pink House tells the sordid tale of how the city of New London, Connecticut, seized private homes through eminent domain to subsidize private corporate development.
Tags: Courtney Balaker, economic development, eminent domain, Institute for Justice, Kelo v. New London, Little Pink House, movie review, Suzette Kelo, urban revitalization
Sam Staley | Monday December 5, 2016 at 12:06 PM PDT | Comments Off on Ben Carson and the Future of Cities
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped neurosurgeon Ben Carson to head the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). While pundits are focused on their primary feuds, a more important question is whether HUD’s mission will change under Carson’s tenure. On the surface, Carson’s appointment might seem to be a simple patronage job, a reward…
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Tags: Ben Carson, Donald Trump, enterprise zone, faith-based organization, Housing, HUD, individual empowerment, Privatization, urban policy, urban revitalization