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Tax Flight

JULY 01, 2014 by THE FREEMAN

When America's entrepreneurs flee, they shouldn't be demonized or hunted down. They're preserving the capital needed to keep making the world a better place.


Red Scare: An Interview with Naomi Brockwell

JUNE 25, 2014 by THE FREEMAN

We sit down with Naomi Brockwell to discuss the power of art, cultivating a persona, the promise of cryptocurrencies, and more.


The All-Seeing Eye

JUNE 02, 2014 by THE FREEMAN

The surveillance State is far more powerful than its creators could have dreamed. More and more individuals are out-innovating it. But will they reach critical mass?

Anything Peaceful

Plunder in the 21st Century

MAY 23, 2014 by THE FREEMAN

Wealth inequality is a hot topic and Thomas Piketty's new book is driving a lot of the buzz. But the book's flaws are rooted as much in philosophy as economics.

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Micro Loses a Legend

A note on the passing and legacy of Gary S. Becker (1930–2014)

MAY 12, 2014 by THE FREEMAN

Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary S. Becker passed away at the age of 83.


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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