July/August 2014Volume 64, 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.
JUNE 10, 2014 by Jeffrey A. Tucker
An underappreciated part of Henry Hazlitt's literary legacy maps out the path to individual happiness--and the ingredients of freedom for a nation.
Entrepreneurs are high-tailing it out of the United States, and it’s the politicians’ fault
JUNE 09, 2014 by Doug Bandow
More and more wealthy people are leaving the United States. Both parties need to stop trying to punish this behavior.
How a beautiful old hill in Britain is bleeding one man dry
MAY 29, 2014 by Lawrence W. Reed
Death duties might cost Britain a legendary, idyllic, undeveloped hill in the Lake District.
MAY 29, 2014 by Sandy Ikeda
People experience negative outcomes in our economy. We shouldn't be too quick to jump to conclusions about why they happened.
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.