Providence Wants to Tax College Students

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The mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, seems to be under the impression that the presence of several large colleges and universities is a drain on the "resources" of the city, instead of a gigantic boon to its economic and cultural well being. Thus does he reason himself to one of the stupidest public policy proposals ever

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Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. More

Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism, an economics blog that was recently published in book form by Simon and Schuster. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. He is also on Twitter.
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