January/February 2012

Volume 62, 2012

Politicians in Alabama and Georgia are cashing in on immigration fears to buy votes, but everyone pays, as Scott Beaulier, Darrick Luke and Daniel Smith explain.  Robert Higgs asks if regime uncertainty explains the current malaise. Andrew Morriss marvels at how much better we live than Elvis did. Gary Chartier asks who’s really on the side of the poor and Robert Murphy says the Euro shows how little one can expect from a currency born entirely of government.


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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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