What The Lever Published This Week:

Ending The Ivy League Tax Dodge — As efforts mount to finally tax private universities’ massive endowment funds, wealthy institutions are fighting back.

Elon Musk Flees To Billionaires’ New Court Burned by legal decisions, Elon Musk is relocating his rocket company to Texas — where he’ll enjoy a new, separate justice system controlled by his ally, Gov. Greg Abbott.

The Koch Network Is Killing Rail Safety The billionaire-backed Koch network is leading efforts to stonewall the bipartisan Railway Safety Act.

Sirota’s Signals: It’s The Cost Of Money, Stupid Plus, the lost Richard Lewis interview, a huge sale in D.C., a long-forgotten anniversary, and the unfortunate return of Arthur Laffer.

The Fed Is Behind The Credit Card Merger — If Capital One is allowed to acquire Discover, it’ll gain access to a government loophole allowing it to raise prices and reduce competition.

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: States Depoliticize Utility Bills — Plus, Oregon aims to limit corporate takeover of medical clinics, federal regulators investigate private use of corporate aircrafts, and more student debt relief is on the way.

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