Keeping you up-to-date on the latest by Manhattan Institute scholars
November 6, 2015
New York City/State Policy
Embracing Uber Would Be Good for New York
Jared Meyer, Reason.com, November 4, 2015
A $15 Wage Could Cost Half a Million NY Jobs
E.J. McMahon, New York Post, November 5, 2015
Stop Delaying the Second Avenue Subway
Nicole Gelinas, New York Post, November 3, 2015
Confused Coalitions: Republicans and Democrats on Free Trade
Daniel DiSalvo and Jeffrey Kucik, The National Interest, November 5, 2015
Why Jeb Bush's Campaign Is in Such Deep Trouble
Diana Furchtgott-Roth, CapX.co, October 30, 2015
NYCHA, Where Crime Still Rules
Alex Armlovich, New York Daily News, November 2, 2015
Economy & Finance
The Myth of the Vanishing Pay Raise
Scott Winship, Forbes.com, November 4, 2015
Politicians, Not Airbnb, Create Housing Shortages
Jared Meyer and James Delmore, Forbes.com, November 2, 2015
After Kelo, Governments Keep Nabbing Property
Jared Meyer, The Federalist, November 5, 2015
Right Man, Wrong Time
Brian C. Anderson, The Wall Street Journal, November 2, 2015
Gas Tax Fever
Alternative-transportation projects rely on federal funding, putting its advocates in a tough spot.
Aaron Renn, City Journal Online, November 4, 2015
California's politicians keep pretending private investors want in on high-speed rail.
Chris Reed, City Journal Online, November 4, 2015
Nutmegged in Connecticut
Governor Malloy's latest pension proposal is just budget trickery.
Steven Malanga, City Journal Online, November 3, 2015
Chancellor with Attitude
Britain's finance minister seeks to increase his popularity by insulting voters' intelligence.
Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal Online, November 2, 2015
What I Saw in the Schools
Twenty years on the New York education beat
Sol Stern, City Journal, Autumn 2015 Issue
If You See Something, Say Nothing
The NYPD's effective surveillance of Muslim communities runs afoul of self-righteous courts.
Dennis Saffran, City Journal Online, October 30, 2015
In his bicentennial year, the long-overshadowed novelist finally gets his due.
Melanie Kirkpatrick, City Journal Online, October 30, 2015
Culture and Society
What's the Matter with White Working-Class Men?
Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, Tribune News Service, November 5, 2015
Liberals Don't Want a Discussion About Race
Jason Riley, The Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2015
How the Widening Urban-Rural Divide Threatens America
Victor Davis Hanson, Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2015
Adapted from City Journal
'Hamilton' Is Saving NYC's Education System
Charles Sahm, New York Post, November 2, 2015
Postmodernism Comes to CUNY
Fred Siegel, MindingTheCampus.com, November 1, 2015
The Syrian Negotiations
Herbert London, Family Security Matters, November 3, 2015