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Professor Alasdair Roberts: Can Government Do Anything Right? | Connecting Point

With evidence of policy failures in the United States and ill-conceived wars and interventions abroad, author and UMass Amherst Director of Public Policy Alasdair Roberts believes it's not surprising that government is regarded by some as a mess. But what exactly is government supposed to do, and is the track record of Western governments so awful? Roberts' latest book, Can Government Do Anything Right? explores just that.