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Debating Tax Havens

Debating Tax Havens

I never thought I would wind up in Costco’s monthly magazine, but I was asked to take part in a pro-con debate on “Should offshore tax havens be illegal?” Given… Read more »

The Radical Agenda of the OECD

The Radical Agenda of the OECD

This article appeared in La Prensa.

Can the David of Swiss Human Rights Withstand the Goliath of IRS Extraterritorial Tax Enforcement?

Can the David of Swiss Human Rights Withstand the Goliath of IRS Extraterritorial Tax Enforcement?

Because we live in an upside-down world, Switzerland is being persecuted for being a productive, peaceful nation that has a strong human rights policy with regards to privacy. More specifically,… Read more »

Defending Tax Havens

Defending Tax Havens

It goes without saying that I’m always ready to defend tax havens when statists are seeking to undermine tax competition, financial privacy, and fiscal sovereignty. So when the BBC asked… Read more »

New European Data: When Tax Competition Is Weakened, Politicians Respond by Increasing Tax Rates

New European Data: When Tax Competition Is Weakened, Politicians Respond by Increasing Tax Rates

I often argue that we need to preserve tax competition and tax havens in order to limit the greed of the political class. Without some sort of external constraint, they… Read more »

The Strange Left-Wing Fascination with Prostitution

The Strange Left-Wing Fascination with Prostitution

I thought conservatives were the ones with an unseemly fixation on sex. They’re supposed to be the Puritans who, in the words of Mencken, have a “haunting fear that someone,… Read more »