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Red Tape and Rising Rents

Keeping housing affordable is one of the most important aspects of successful public policy.

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Governor Moonbeam Gets Smart

California’s famously idealistic governor has set his eyes (for once) on an eminently achievable and critically important goal.

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A Tax on Social Mobility

Municipal governments are jacking up building fees, making it increasingly expensive for the non-rich to buy homes.

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Another Reason to Beat Back Zoning Restrictions

It’s not just about housing affordability.

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Soaring Rents Are a Policy Choice

Getting rents under control should be a major priority for any reform-minded politician—left or right—who wants to prioritize fairness, growth, and political stability.

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High Rents Squeeze the Young

Getting housing policy right is one of the most important things a country can do for itself—and getting it right means making it work for young people.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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