Daniel J. Bier


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Reefer Madness 2014

A WaPo columnist uses curious logic in defense of the drug war

JUNE 26, 2014 by DANIEL J. BIER

The most recent defense of the drug war tries to shift the burden of proof while ignoring prohibition's impact on everyone's rights and security.

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How Physician Licensing Hurts Medicine and Helps Pseudoscience

JUNE 10, 2014 by DANIEL J. BIER

Restricting the supply of doctors artificially inflates the market for quackery and its placebo effect.


July/August 2014

The United States' corporate tax burden is the highest in the world, but innovators will always find a way to duck away from Uncle Sam's reach. Doug Bandow explains how those with the means are renouncing their citizenship in increasing numbers, while J. Dayne Girard describes the innovative use of freeports to shield wealth from the myriad taxes and duties imposed on it as it moves around the world. Of course the politicians brand all of these people unpatriotic, hoping you won't think too hard about the difference between the usual crony-capitalist suspects and the global creative elite that have done so much to improve our lives. In a special tech section, Joseph Diedrich, Thomas Bogle, and Matthew McCaffrey look at various ways these innovators add value to our lives--even in ways they probably never expected.
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