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Do Efforts to Assert Local Control Reflect “Simplistic” Understanding of Federalism?

Mark Pulliam writes that subsidiarity — the principle that political decisions should occur at the level closest to where they will have their effect — is being misunderstood or misapplied by progressive political groups to further trendy political goals. Pulliam asserts that many of these efforts stem from a “simplistic” understanding of the nature of the legal relationship between states and municipalities. Read more here.