Jaime Whyte writes for The Wall Street Journal
That’s nice for the teachers. But should parents be equally pleased?
Consumers usually benefit when suppliers are allowed to innovate. If the creative energy of those who work in dairy farming, computing, fashion or any other industry were replaced with diktats from government ministers, we would soon find ourselves consuming goods and services of the standard suffered in the Soviet Union.
But the endless improvement that we have come to take for granted requires not only free suppliers. It requires free consumers too.
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