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The Captured Economy: How Government Rules Slow Economic Mobility

Mackinac Center Policy Forum – Virtual Event

Socialists on the left and populists on the right increasingly blame the free market for a host of issues: poverty, middle-class stagnation, income inequality and more. Further regulating the market is often the proposed solution, but sometimes its government rules themselves that stifle innovation and block people from moving up the economic ladder.

Mackinac Center Sues Highland Park for Policy Personnel and Salary Records

On March 29, the Mackinac Center filed a public records request to the city of Highland Park for the salary and personnel records for Lieutenant James McMahon.

Putting Patients First

Legislation increasing access to health providers, promoting price transparency, is on the move

Legislation increasing access to health providers, promoting price transparency, is on the move

Michigan Should Consider A ‘Regulatory Sandbox’

An individual or a company with an idea could get permission from the regulatory agency to begin operating without having to wait for it to write new rules.

When Will Gov. Whitmer Relinquish Unilateral Control of Michigan Society?

The virus is no longer a general public threat when people can protect themselves from its transmission; at that point, it becomes an issue of personal responsibility.

Indiana Considers Worker Freedom

Mackinac’s Workers for Opportunity Initiative continues to pave the way for pro-worker reforms

Mackinac’s Workers for Opportunity Initiative continues to pave the way for pro-worker reforms

Young Workers Harmed the Most by Minimum Wage Increases

The “Fight for $15” effort is unwittingly working to keep the youngest and least educated out of the workforce.