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Building Local Power

By Institute for Local Self-Reliance

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At the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, we work to break the chains of monopoly power in all sectors of our economy. From challenging incumbent cable monopolies in order to promote better Internet connectivity to pointing out how Amazon pushes local retailers out of the market, our researchers develop positive policy prescriptions to improve local economies. This podcast series provides a first glimpse at some of our newest original research and a unique economic perspective on today's most pressing topics.

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Great show, interesting issues, insightful people

A cool podcast

Now that we can't count on the federal government to solve problems, it's slightly reassuring to hear stories of successful problem-solving at the local level. I have a fairly liberal mentality, but these are examples of things—often happening in rural "red states"—you could agree with whatever side of the aisle you're on. Podcast can be a bit dry if you're not into that week's subject, it's extremely educational and even inspirational as well.

Compelling perspective

In an era of extreme partisanship, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance discusses issues from a different angle--local economies. Energy policy isn't about fossil fuels versus renewable energy, for example, but about the technologies that bring more revenue and choice to the local economy. The people are thoughtful and well-informed. Worth a listen!

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