September 22, 2020 September 23, 2020
Live Online Conference

Crisis: Housing and Homelessness in California

Featuring Micah Weinberg, California Forward; Jennifer Hernandez, Holland & Knight; Ricardo Flores, Local Initiatives Support Corporation; Laura Foote, YIMBY Action; Steven Falk, Interim City Administrator, City of Oakland; Sonja Trauss, YIMBY Law; Matt Regan, Bay Area Council; Kevin Faulconer, Mayor of San Diego; Lee Ohanian, UCLA; Michael Tanner, Cato Institute.

Last Century’s Transportation Ten Years from Now

A review of ten passenger‐​train corridors funded by President Obama’s high‐​speed rail program found that only one ended up increasing train speeds by more than 2.2 miles per hour, and several actually saw speeds decline, suggesting that the $11.5 billion federal dollars and $7 billion state dollars spent on these projects was almost completely wasted.


PACT Act Does More Harm than Good

While more thoughtfully drafted than other Section 230 reform proposals, the PACT Act unreasonably burdens platform moderation and creates new opportunities for abuse.

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July 18, 2020

Reduce Spending on Police by Limiting What They Must Enforce

Repealing freedom‐​limiting laws, and their associated enforcement practices, will dramatically reduce encounters and tension between the police and the public, thus diminishing the possibility of violence or other harassment.

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Freeways: The Egalitarian Transportation

People are proposing that we bulldoze urban freeways because they are supposedly racist when in fact they are the epitomes of anti‐​racism, being open to everyone who has a car whether that car is a Rolls‐​Royce or a Yugo.