2000 Spr⁠i⁠ng Journal

By: The James Madison Institute / 2000



Message From the Publisher – J. Stanley Marshall
Cover Story
Legislating the Perfect World – Ray Wisher
The days of citizen informing on citizen under threat of incarceration are here.
A Good Plan: A Bad Method – Peter Doherty
An entitlement program for schools, libraries, and rural hospitals to connect to the Internet is paid for by a hidden tax on long-distance telephone use.

Public Policy Toward Land Use: A Market-Oriented Approach for the 21st Century – Randall G. Holcombe
Presentations at a recent conference on a market approach to land use are summarized.

Making Money in Schooling: Educators Turned Entrepreneurs – J. Stanley Marshall
The growing education industry now includes privately managed public schools.

Fairness in Pay – Tait Trussell
Under the administration’s wage disparities plan, $27 million would go to federal agencies to help close the alleged gender pay gap.