Manhattan Institute Daily Update

Keeping you up-to-date on the latest by Manhattan Institute scholars
January 30, 2015


The Mayor Who Slandered The Police

Heather Mac Donald, National Review, February 9 Issue


Albany's Corruption Cauldron

Tim Hoefer, City Journal Online, January 28, 2015

Silver's Betrayal -- Exploiting The Fears Of His Constituents

Nicole Gelinas, New York Post, January 26, 2015

Debates, Not Game Shows

How to make the Republican primary contest more effective
Myron Magnet, City Journal Online, January 25, 2015

City Journal

Is Detroit Open For Business?

Aaron M. Renn, City Journal, Winter 2015

After The Mirage

New Yorkers grumble and get back to life as usual
Aaron M. Renn, City Journal Online, January 27, 2015

Connecticut's Homeschool Hokum

The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission continues to tread on parents' rights
Matthew Hennessey, City Journal Online, January 26, 2015

The Battle Of Mount Soledad

The ACLU won't stop until a San Diego war memorial is razed
Mark Pulliam, City Journal California, January 23, 2015

Economy & Finance

Why Dovish Critics Of The Fed's FOMC Statement Are Wrong

Charles W. Calomiris,, January 29, 2015

You Should Watch The Super Bowl, You're Paying For It

Jared Meyer,, January 29, 2015

Full Expensing Will Create Jobs And Economic Growth

Jason J. Fichtner and Adam N. Michel,, January 29, 2015

Have 91% Of Gains During The Recovery Gone To The Top?

Scott Winship,, January 27, 2015

Why Uber Is Booming

Jared Meyer,, January 27, 2015

Minimum Wage Advocates Should Support School Choice

Diana Furchtgott-Roth,, January 27, 2015

Limiting Uber's Surge During Juno Makes Bad Situation Worse

Jared Meyer,, January 27, 2015

What Tsipras's Victory Means For Greece And EU

Charles Calomiris,, January 25, 2015

Europe's Greek Miscalculation

Desmond Lachman,, January 25, 2015

Health Care

An Epidemic Of Irresponsibility

A lack of vaccination made this California measles outbreak possible
Ben Boychuk, Riverside Press-Enterprise, January 29, 2015

Obamacare's New Reality: The Informed Patient

Yevgeniy Feyman,'s "The Apothecary," January 29, 2015

10 Countries With Universal Health Care Have Freer Economies Than The U.S.

Avik Roy,'s "The Apothecary," January 27, 2015

Want To Control Drug Prices? Reject Price Controls!

Yevgeniy Feyman,'s "The Apothecary," January 26, 2015

Urban Affairs

Thumbs-Up For The Transit Shutdown

Nicole Gelinas, City Journal Online, January 28, 2015

Education Reform

Does The U.S. Need Common Core Education Standards?

Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, McClatchy Tribune News Service, January 30, 2015

To Expand Opportunity, Expand School Choice

Jared Meyer, The Hill's "Congress Blog," January 26, 2015

Higher Education

'Shared Governance' Or Faculty Vs. Administrators

Peter Sacks,, January 28, 2015

When Artists Fear Their Audience

On campus, students now stand up for censorship
Franklin Einspruch, City Journal Online, January 23, 2015

The Muslim Call To Prayer At Duke

Peter Wood,, January 25, 2015

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