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The EU’s self-defeating digital tax

In today’s global economy, a company that provides a successful product or service can earn billions of dollars a year. Governments steal a greedy glance and ask how they can get their “fair share” of this money. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.19.19

American Colonists Had a Modern Monetary Theory of Their Own Stephen Mihm, Bloomberg Opinion They didn’t realize it at the time, but this group of dour Puritans had effectively invented a crude forerunner of MMT, though they would have probably called it PMT (Puritan Monetary Theory). Continue Reading...

China rewrites the Bible

It’s no secret that as the Chinese economy enters a slowdown, the Chinese government has been taking an ever-more authoritarian approach towards virtually every aspect of life in the People’s Republic. Continue Reading...

Samuel Gregg on the French church after Cardinal Barbarin

Earlier this month a French court convicted Cardinal Philippe Barbarin for failing to report alleged sexual abuse by a priest of his archdiocese. This has further fueled the sense that the Church faces one of its most serious crises since the Reformation, says Samuel Gregg in a new article for the Catholic Herald: Barbarin himself has been a larger-than-life figure in French Catholicism. Continue Reading...