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Have you noticed that politicians struggle to enact the things they run on? They find themselves bound by what is popular, or at least their sense of it. The narrow range of policies that they can enact is called the Overton Window. The Overton Window podcast looks at issues around the country and the people changing what is politically possible.

The Overton Window Mackinac Center for Public Policy

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Have you noticed that politicians struggle to enact the things they run on? They find themselves bound by what is popular, or at least their sense of it. The narrow range of policies that they can enact is called the Overton Window. The Overton Window podcast looks at issues around the country and the people changing what is politically possible.

    ‘I know this from the colorful mail I receive from readers’

    ‘I know this from the colorful mail I receive from readers’

    Ingrid Jacques on winning people over through columns and editorials

    ‘There’s a lot of reasons for skepticism.’

    ‘There’s a lot of reasons for skepticism.’

    Rich Samp on a Supreme Court case that reined in the administrative state

    ‘Show the effects that bad policy has on individuals’

    ‘Show the effects that bad policy has on individuals’

    John Kay on the Right to Earn a Living

    ‘It’s no different than building a network of friends’

    ‘It’s no different than building a network of friends’

    Claire Kittle Dixon on where to find good people to work in free market organizations

    ‘That’s wrong. It’s morally wrong. It’s economically wrong. It’s just bad policy.’

    ‘That’s wrong. It’s morally wrong. It’s economically wrong. It’s just bad policy.’

    Richard Vedder on his career as a policy advocate professor

    ‘Not yet, but we’re close’

    ‘Not yet, but we’re close’

    Jeremy Baker on changing policy through candidate recruitment

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