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Volume 21  Number 1  •  Summer 2016
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Government Fails, Long Live Government! The Rise of “Failurism”
By James L. Payne
This article appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of The Independent Review

In the early 1990s, America’s political culture spawned a moderate left that is increasingly cognizant of government’s failures. But its response to those failures—its calls to remedy them with even more government—attest to the power of the unexamined faith in government problem solving.

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Other Independent Review articles by James L. Payne
    Winter 2018   The Government Nobody Knows—nor Wants to Know
    Fall 2014   The Real Case against Activist Global Warming Policy
    Fall 2012   The Trend of War in the World
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