The federal government’s vast authority over education, health care, trade, and other activities creates constituencies that benefit from and help preserve federal power. This dynamic can be stopped only if young people, encouraged by a decentralization and privatization of education, decide to work for change.

Charlotte Twight is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Professor of Economics at Boise State University.
EducationGovernment and PoliticsGovernment Power
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Spring 2008 Sovereign Impunity
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