Are Conservatives Fresh Out of Ideas for Cities?

Are Conservatives Fresh Out of Ideas for Cities?

In the conservative state of Texas, the largest city that regularly elects a conservative mayor is Fort Worth. Across the nation, it is uncommon for midsize and large cities to elect right-of-center mayors. The notable exception would be New York City, which has elected Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg in recent memory. Why do conservatives struggle to win elections in…

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Smart Cities – Big Brains or Big Brother? with guest Michael Hendrix

Smart Cities – Big Brains or Big Brother? with guest Michael Hendrix

On today’s show, we talk “smart cities” with Michael Hendrix. Formally the senior director for research at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Hendrix is now the director of state and local policy at the Manhattan Institute. His writings have appeared in, among others, National Review, City Journal, and National Affairs. Hendrix will be participating in the Smart Cities and…

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Introducing The New Urbane Cowboys Podcast

Introducing The New Urbane Cowboys Podcast

Lone Star’s Doug McCullough joins Josiah Neeley of R Street Institute for the debut of the new Urbane Cowboys podcast. Episode 1 features special guest, Shoshana Weissmann, also of R Street, and covers the topics of Occupational Licensing, Urban Politics and The 11th Commandment.   The views expressed on the podcast do not necessarily express the views of the Lone…

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