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Central Park: Government as a platform, in action

It's time to recognize that it's not government versus the market—government and our market system are the ultimate public-private partnership. I was in New York again this past week, and as I did the week before, I took a morning run through Central Park. It's beautiful in the early light, and equally beautiful to see the ways that New Yorkers use their park. Runners and bikers thronged the park, but there were also people just sitting quietly absorbing the view, taking in the dawn.
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