The High Cost of Higher Education: Is Government the Solution or Problem?

            by KEVIN CZARZASTY             As the cost of college rises year after year, we should wonder:  What is the best way to ensure the maximum quality of services provided by universities, while minimizing ever-growing tuition?             This and recent administrations believe that access to government loans will enable more students to attend college, earn a better living, contribute to society more productively, and in turn, everyone will presumably become better off.  However, are there unintended consequences of government providing easy credit to so many 18 year olds?             One argument against government stimulating education is …

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Michigan Government to take over Detroit?

            In the wake of the emergency that is the city of Detroit, Bloomberg reports that Governor Rick Synder declares a state takeover in the works. If more government intervention in Detroit is the answer, should we not first consider to what extent government intervention led to the follies of Detroit?  The centralization of power has a poor track record; will Detroit continue to be yet another example?

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