The Empty Promise of ‘Democratic’ Socialism

While there are countries that have reduced income inequality by using taxation to redistribute wealth, this robbing from the rich and giving to the poor paradigm has proven unsustainable.

Federal Tax Reform Opens Opportunities for Georgia and for Rural Georgia

Most experts agree that recent federal tax reforms will put pressure on high tax states to either reduce taxes or continue to lose residents fleeing to lower tax states.

A Conservative Vision for Social Justice

What barriers do America’s poor face in moving up and out of poverty, and what proven principles should inform our policies for the poor?

Going from Trees-R-Us to Trees-Or-Us

Trees are ubiquitous. Most of us love them; a few hate them. Homeowners can be ambivalent, at least about some trees. Modern cities are fixated on trees.

Ignoring Trump’s Health Plan Won’t Make It Go Away

The Trump administration continues to push for fundamental changes in our healthcare system. If Congress would do its part, the system would be radically different than it was when Trump took office.

Georgia Rail Passenger Program

The Georgia Rail Passenger Program consists of a comprehensive plan for two distinct kinds of rail transportation: commuter and intercity trains, and proposed high-speed rail systems.

‘Love Your Enemies,’ a Timely Reminder for a Polarized Nation

It’s a cultural phenomenon that many Americans have helplessly watched unfold: the dissolution of respectful political dialogue and the rise of the culture of contempt.

AJC Publishes Op-ed on Healthcare Waivers by Foundation CEO Kyle Wingfield

Georgia won’t save struggling hospitals by expanding Medicaid, so a different solution is need to address the very real problems these hospitals face.

Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA)

GRTA is a state-level authority that addresses mobility and air quality in metro Atlanta. GRTA approves the allocation of state and federal transportation resources in metro Atlanta via the Atlanta Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), the federally-required planning process that allocates funds to the highest-priority, near-term transportation projects.

Atlanta Streetcar’s Gone Off the Rails

The Atlanta Streetcar opened over deadline and over budget. Its performance has been astoundingly underwhelming, yet city officials continue to explore expansion.

From an Unlikely Source, Market-based Transit Policies

Public transportation is a highly debated topic in Georgia. Central to this debate is the allocation of federal funding through grants and tax revenues.

Bus Rapid Transit Shows Promise

The US DOT and FTA seek new ways to design and operate high capacity Bus Rapid Transit systems as an alternative to building Light Rail systems that often prove to be more expensive and less effective and solving congestion.

‘Waiting for Superman’: How School Choice Can Save America’s Schools

Liberal filmmaker Davis Guggenheim seems an unlikely advocate for free market-based education reform, but he makes the case for policies that are traditionally part of conservatives’ education reform initiatives.

The Broken Record of ‘Record’ Highs

Amid fears of global warming and extreme temperatures, tropical storms, air pollution and so on, data suggest record high temperatures are nothing new.

Bus Rapid Transit – Faster and Less Expensive than Light Rail

For years, the U.S. public transit industry has exhibited a clear preference for light rail systems even where bus systems could perform more effectively and at lower cost.

New Rules Expand Individuals’ Healthcare Options

Almost two years have passed since Republican efforts to reform the U.S. health insurance market were pronounced dead. Perhaps they were merely on life support.

Healthcare Works When the Price is Right

Of all the things we might do to improve our healthcare system, the one reform that is more important is that we must make it profitable to take care of sick people.

Reason Foundation

Reason Foundation advances a free society by developing, applying and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets and the rule of law.

Georgia Puts the ‘Commission’ in Tax Commissioners’ Pockets

Why do we allow county tax commissioners to line their pockets using county resources? And why does the Georgia General Assembly continue to allow individuals to profit at the expense of taxpayers.

New Study Finds Innovative Waivers Could Improve Healthcare Access, Affordability

A new report offers ways Georgia can utilize waivers to lower healthcare costs, improve access to better insurance options, restore the primacy of the doctor-patient relationship, and ultimately blaze a trail for other states to follow.