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Governments Are Failing at Their Most Basic Duties—While Promising Free Stuff

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07/14/2021Gary Galles

Political candidates are offering endless government spending and "free stuff" for everyone. But at the same time, governments appear incapable of performing even basic duties like ending street riots. 

Original Article: "Governments Are Failing at Their Most Basic Duties—While Promising Free Stuff"

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Gary Galles

Gary M. Galles is a Professor of Economics at Pepperdine University and an adjunct scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He is also a research fellow at the Independent Institute, a member of the Foundation for Economic Education faculty network, and a member of the Heartland Institute Board of Policy Advisors.

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