Yesterday a jury found that police officers entered a couple’s home without their permission and shot their dog for no good reason. The $620,000 award is a good outcome for the family, but all too often there is no accountability mechanism for police misconduct. Like the official response to the outrageous Cheye Calvo incident, the police insisted that they were just “doing their job,” which sounds like they’re going to keep on doing what they do.
Featuring the author Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economic and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs & Economics Department, Princeton University; with comments by Charles Kenny, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
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December 6, 2013
Tim Lynch discusses the rising number of arrested D.C. police department officers on WUSA’s 9 News at 6pm
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Interest rates should be determined by the interaction of savers and investors, not driven by the arbitrary whims of government officials in Washington.
The 2008-2009 financial crisis and Great Recession have vastly increased the power and scope of the Federal Reserve, and radically changed the financial landscape. This new ebook examines those changes and considers how the links between money, markets, and government may evolve in the future.