Price Controls and Subsidies

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    Marco Rubio and Charlie Crist Still Sniping at Each Other

    Charlie Crist, in his new form as a Democrat, is running against Governor Rick Scott, but that doesn't mean he won't be attacking his former Senate campaign rival Marco Rubio apparently. Crist and Rubio got into a public snit today after Crist said that Rubio had "endorsed" Obamacare.

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Coca-Cola to Face Criticism for Food Stamp Lobbying

    Ready for a shocker? American taxpayers subsidize the purchase of approximately $4 billion worth of soda products annually through SNAP, the supplemental nutritional aid program also known as food stamps. Federal, state, and local governments have all tried to prohibit the purchase of sodas and ... More >>

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    February 7, 2008
  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Fair Trade Hot Buttons

    Some countries have issues with these issues

  • News

    December 12, 2002

    Poor Miami: More Good Ideas

    According to these folks, there's hope for America's most impoverished city

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Where Did All the People Go?

    A once-thriving neighborhood is now a ghost town thanks to Miami's multimillion-dollar housing fiasco

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    The Eviction Addiction

    Senior citizens like Jack Giralt are being sent packing by landlords eager to cash in on the Miami Beach housing boom

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    The Knight of Blight

    Miami developer Aristides Martinez once seemed an inner-city savior. Today he goes by another name: Slumlord.

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    The Real McGuffin

    Neil McGuffin was supposed to guide the Miami Beach Housing Authority into the new millennium. Instead he exposed an agency in disarray. And he lost his job.

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Renting Under the Influence

    The county cut off rent subsidies to Commissioner Miriam Alonso, then reversed itself. What a coincidence!

  • News

    July 15, 1999

    Raze and Rebuild

    Scott Homes residents realize their apartments are dirty, dangerous, and crowded. Yet many want to stay.

  • News

    November 6, 1991
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    October 30, 1991

    To Have and Have Not

    Activists in Miami Beach's north shore neighborhoods say government-subsidized housing is crowding them out