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New challenges for old rules

September 5, 2018
By Daniel Sutter

Like many cities, Troy is trying to figure out how Airbnb rentals fit into the existing legal and regulatory environment.  Technology offers new ways to organize our economy to improve our lives. Hopefully our laws and regulations will accommodate such new ventures.

Airbnb is an online home sharing platform launched in 2008.  People can rent out…

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Sutter named director of Johnson Center

August 24, 2018
By Clif Lusk

Dr. Dan Sutter has been appointed director of the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University. He has served in an interim basis for the past year.

“Dr. Sutter has played a pivotal role in teaching and research since the Johnson Center’s founding and will provide leadership that will set the stage…

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Nation has lost its ability to disagree civilly

August 22, 2018
By Daniel Sutter

My Dad used to say that it’s better to keep quiet and let people think that you are stupid than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.  Sorry, Dad, I didn’t follow your advice.

Thomas Jefferson, America’s third president and author of the Declaration of Independence, helps illustrate the problem.Disagreement on values and ideas…

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