The New Commanding Heights
By Arnold Kling
Nick Schulz and I talk about the implications of an economy in which health and education are the key growth sectors.
Looking to the coming decades, it will simply not be possible to maintain a genuine free market — or a thriving, innovative, growing economy — if our education and health sectors are controlled by the government. Champions of the market thus have their work cut out for them. First and foremost, however, they must come to understand the central place that education and health care occupy in America’s economic life.