Center on Wealth & Poverty

The Mission of Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth & Poverty is to apply the perennial truths of economics and ethics to the urgent challenges of today. We are building a sustained argument against the progressive ideological regime that increasingly dominates America’s institutions and rebuilding the foundation of the nation’s first principles: freedom, equality, charity, and the pursuit of happiness for all. Read more.

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Explosion in Ballard: The Fire Hazard of Homeless Encampments

Earlier this summer, two people were found deceased in Seattle after firefighters extinguished 50-foot flames consuming a structure of pallets and tarps within a homeless camp. KOMO News reports that "there have been more than 890 encampment fires reported in Seattle just this year – a record jump."

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