Episode 19: Free market experiment or more repackaged cronyism?

Michael Schaus

Free to Offend Episode 19 | Guest: Greg Brooks

When Governor Steve Sisolak announced his plans for an “innovation zone” that would essentially give a blockchain company the ability to build it’s own city, more than a few eyebrows were raised.

The real question is: Are these “innovation zones” a free market experiment in that ultimate libertarian fantasy of creating communities outside of government’s control… or are they a 21st century version of a “company town” come to fruition through cronyism and political favoritism?

Greg Brooks, president of the Better Cities Project, joined the program to talk about reasons for concern (and some things to like) about the governor’s creative new proposal to spur economic development.


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