Government Is Part of the Market

Why the private and public sectors need each other

Public dollars put a man on the moon, but they did so much more than that.

On July 20, 1969, the men of the Apollo 11 mission realized the late President Kennedy’s vision. They walked on the moon before the end of the decade, and the United States achieved victory against the Soviet Union in what we now call the Space Race. The moment is burned into our cultural memory; millions of Americans —…