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Sending Money Home: Technology or Bureaucracy?

Remittances are helping poor people globally, but regulators loom

AUGUST 26, 2014 by IAIN MURRAY

People in poor countries rely on money their relatives send from abroad; regulators are threatening new ways to make these transfers "safer" and "cheaper."

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Not Just the VA

Another example of government failure in healthcare

AUGUST 26, 2014 by TERREE P. SUMMER

Last spring's VA scandal revealed what anyone who's used a lesser-known system, the Indian Health Service, has known for years: The State can't provide healthcare.

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Spooner v. Bentham on Natural Rights

Which way do you lean on natural rights? Who do you find yourself agreeing with most often, Spooner or Bentham?

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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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