My National Affairs Article on “Voting With Our Feet”
Today, National Affairs published my article “Voting With Our Feet.” Here’s an excerpt from the introduction:
America today faces three serious, interconnected problems. The first is the powerlessness of individual citizens in determining which policies they wish to live under, particularly in national elections. Second, over the last several decades, opportunities for the poor and lower-middle class have become increasingly constricted. Finally, growing partisan bias and hostility have resulted in a situation where people on the right and left not only oppose each other on policy, but view the other side as a menace to the republic.
There is no single solution to these problems, of course. But all three can be substantially mitigated by empowering Americans to “vote with their feet” to a greater extent than is now the case.
People vote with their feet in three major ways: through international migr
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