W. A. Paton

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Egalit? Sheer Illusion!

MARCH 01, 1979 by W. A. PATON

Compulsory sharing is not the way to widespread economic prosperity.


Ancient Fable Retold

MARCH 01, 1976 by W. A. PATON

Concerning the basics of an introductory course in economics.


Significance of Services Hiring and Firing

JANUARY 01, 1975 by W. A. PATON

Concerning the economic importance of personal services and the pricing of them.


The "Social Security" Mirage Current Production Paramount

MARCH 01, 1974 by W. A. PATON

Unless production can be increased through saving and investment, there's little future in it.


The Gullible Society

JANUARY 01, 1974 by W. A. PATON

A careful review of the economic folly rampant today and some of the contributing factors, with a view toward correction.


Competition What and When

JUNE 01, 1973 by W. A. PATON

Concerning the nature of competition and the fallacies and misunderstandings that gathered around it.


Back to Basics - Fable of the Berry Pickers

DECEMBER 01, 1972 by W. A. PATON

An expert recurs to basic principles for light on some of today's complex problems.


5 Degrees Above Zero

OCTOBER 01, 1972 by W. A. PATON

A preview of the prospects should we be governed entirely by the collectors of garbage.


Who Is the Marginal Producer?

MARCH 01, 1972 by W. A. PATON

The first to withdraw unless conditions improve is not necessarily foretold by the firm's balance sheet.


Can We Sustain Prosperity?

JANUARY 01, 1972 by W. A. PATON

Have Americans so softened, in their affluence, that they can no longer negotiate the free man's path to progress?

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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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