The roving bandit (government) has an inventive to steal everything from his victims (taxpayers) while the stationary bandit steals a little at a time.
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You can’t argue in favor of the government giving everyone a guaranteed basic income, yet trash taxpayers who finance the lion’s share of redistribution.
Dan Mitchell on how President-elect Donald Trump manages to be a policy-smart Reaganesque tax cutter and an politically-smart Obamaesque cronyist.
CATO’s Dan Mitchell refutes NY Times writer Megan McGrath over a mining project in a remote part of Australia that “has the potential to create 10,000 jobs.
CATO economist Dan Mitchell on why he focuses on the economic and moral benefits that comes from adopting a flat tax when arguing in favor of tax reform.
New data show if allow the private sector a bit of freedom–or, give the economy breathing room–then living standards will improve for most people.
The process of creative destruction incurred job losses, but it also led to new technologies, competitors and products. The net effect: we are much richer.
Brazil has actually amended its constitution to impose a spending cap, a remarkable development showing politicians are willing to tie their own hands.
According to the new Human Freedom Index, the most liberty-oriented place in the world isn’t even a country, and it’s definitely not the United States.
Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania emerged from the collapse of the Soviet Union to become successful market-driven economies.