T. Norman Van Cott

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Exporting and Importing at the University

Only Workaholics See Intrinsic Value in Their Exports

APRIL 01, 2008 by T. NORMAN VAN COTT

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America's Role in Ending the Slave Trade: A Second Look

Significant, Concurrent American Subplots Have Gone Unnoted in Wilberforce-Centered Tribute to Great Britain's 1808 Withdrawal from International Slave Trade

JULY 01, 2007 by T. NORMAN VAN COTT

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The U.S. Embargo on Cuba: A Red Herring

The United States Has Been Played for a Fool

JUNE 01, 2003 by T. NORMAN VAN COTT

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Stimulus Delusions

MARCH 16, 2009 by T. NORMAN VAN COTT

Sometimes I think I'm reading or hearing about an economic miracle of epic proportions—you know, something akin to the manna God provided the Israelites during their 40-year journey to the Promised Land. But then I come to my senses and remember that manna was a net addition to the Israelites' food supply. It was not pilfered from a subset of the Israelites to be "given" to their compatriots. Not so for Obama stimulus dollars. More . . .

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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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