Democrats Continue to Fight–and Lose–Against the Sharing Economy

Democrats got a quick lesson in the dangers of opposing innovation this past week from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is licking his wounds following an embarrassing loss in the fight against the ride-sharing service Uber. De Blasio’s lobbying effort against the shared economy was laughable. He attempted to make the case…
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While Democrats Focus on Regulating, GOP Stressing the Need for Innovation

The life of a government regulation typically follows the same path: A business becomes popular with masses of people, the government finds a reason that the new business somehow poses a threat to those same people and therefore decides to regulate it, the business argues vociferously against the new regulatory barriers, and then slowly, over…
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