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Daniel J. Mitchell

Daniel J. Mitchell

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The Pope Is Wrong about the Facts and the Morality of Capitalism Anything Peaceful
The Pope Is Morally and Factually Wrong about Capitalism

Pope Francis suggests that capitalism worsens poverty, encourages vice, and creates suffering, but he's wrong on every count.

In Praise of Tax Havens The Freeman
In Praise of Tax Havens
According to stereotypes, tax havens are little islands in the Caribbean, and indeed that’s true of some of the world’s premiere offshore centers. But to be more accurate, a tax haven is any jurisdiction that satisfies two criteria: First, its tax laws are attractive to global investors and entrepreneurs, and second, it protects its fiscal sovereignty by choosing not to enforce the bad tax laws of other nations, at least when they are trying to tax economic activity outside their borders. This means, of course, that individuals and businesses from high-tax nations have the option of using those jurisdictions as havens against excessive taxation.

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