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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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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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