The comic-book version of government portrays it as a benign institution innocently fostering the common good In practice, it creates a labyrinth of rent-seeking regulation that often benefits established firms and industries at the expense of upstarts. Connor Boyack and I discuss this phenomenon on the show today.
About the Guest
Connor Boyack is the author of several books and the president of the Libertas Institute, a public-policy think-tank based in Utah.
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The Tuttle Twins and the Food Truck Fiasco
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Other Recent Book by the Guest
Feardom: How Politicians Exploit Your Emotions and What You Can Do to Stop Them (featuring a foreword by me). Also available as an audiobook, read by the author.Get Your Free Audiobook
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