Emma Elliott Freire

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The Best Debt in the World

It's hard to believe, but Britain’s student loan problem is worse than the Yanks’

AUGUST 19, 2014 by EMMA ELLIOTT FREIRE

UK taxpayers no longer have to pick up all of the tab for university tuition, but perverse incentives and hidden costs still riddle the system.

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Brazil's Bread and Circuses

Dirigisme and corruption for the coming World Cup and Olympic Games

MAY 07, 2014 by EMMA ELLIOTT FREIRE

Brazilians hoped the World Cup and Olympics would be exciting showcases for their country. Thus far, these events have only brought suffering.

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Britain’s BBC Tax

Clogging the courts and slanting the news

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 by EMMA ELLIOTT FREIRE

Great Britain's most ruthlessly collected tax pays lavish BBC salaries and buys badly slanted news coverage. Those who can least afford it (and have the least interest in the BBC) get hit the hardest.

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this shift has benefited out social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it has also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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