Where the State Thieves the Least

How governments in Asia steal less than their American, European & Australian counterparts  To help explain why, I've compared income tax rates between the regions very generally, as it represents the bigg...

How a Collapsing Currency Destroys your Savings

Why inflation is a bank account's deadliest foe Fearing for her savings of 80 000 Ukrainian hryvnia in July of last year ($7200 at the time), Lisa, a public sector employee in Kiev, asked her bank to exchange ...

A History of Big Government in Europe & USA

How the State convinced you to hand over your wealth Ever since German Iron Chancellor Otto von Bismarck enacted the first pension laws to placate the socialist threat from within Germany in the 1880s, which s...

Can Workers Be Illegal?

How the State have us all fooled on illegal work What do legal and illegal workers have in common? They both create valuable goods and services helping grow the overall economic pie. If a poor Burmese man name...

Democracy: The Tyranny of the Majority Revisited

How Democracies restrict your individual freedom Western Democracies take great pride in extending universal suffrage to all their citizens. The right to elect one’s leaders is even considered the quintessenti...

Government in Europe: the New Opiate of the Masses

How welfare states and Keynesian policies destroyed Europe's economic growth Europeans have become accustomed to frequent proclamations and promises of this kind since the world’s financial crisis morphed into...