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InsiderOnline Blog: August 2013

Video of the Week: Government Doesn’t Like Competition

For decades, the city of New York has been using regulations to protect its public transportation system from competition from private commuter services; and the result has been to make the lives of people living farthest from the city center—i.e., those in already underserved areas—a little bit harder. Why does the city make life difficult for people trying to make an honest living by providing a badly needed service? The answer is that the politicians are doing the bidding of a powerful block of voters, the union for public transit employees, which wants to preserve its ability to extract subsidies at the expense of taxpayers. Learn more from this short documentary produced by HonestEnterpriseTV:

Posted on 08/08/13 04:10 PM by Alex Adrianson

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