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One Libertarian’s Free (Well, Nearly Free) College Plan

One Libertarian’s Free (Well, Nearly Free) College Plan

  By Thomas L. Knapp In 2015, president Barack Obama unveiled a proposal — “America’s College Promise” — to waive tuition at community colleges, allowing students to complete an associate degree (or the first half of a bachelor’s degree) at little or no cost to themselves. Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton offered up even […]

Northern California May Need a Dose of Free-Market Capitalism

Northern California May Need a Dose of Free-Market Capitalism

. By Richard Colman Economically, everything appears to be getting worse in Northern California.  The same situation may also exist in Southern California.  Housing in Northern California is drastically overpriced.  Try finding a decent home for less than $1 million or $2 million.  Taxes are high.  California leads the nation in the sales tax, the gasoline […]

Student debt makes CA waves

Student debt makes CA waves

By James Poulos   While California students mustered to lead a nationwide movement for college debt relief, policymakers and innovators grappled with the issue in ways of their own. Students in the UC system — particularly the Berkeley campus — have taken a central role in pushing the co-called Million Student March. Protest organizers have announced a sweeping agenda […]