The average family in Canada pays out 43.5 percent of their annual cash income in federal, provincial and local taxes. On June 9, Canada celebrated Tax Freedom Day. This is the day in the year when an average family has earned enough money to finally pay off its tax burden to all government entities. Charles [...]
To debate pressing topics in Brazilian public policy with a new perspective, Atlas Network partner Instituto de Estudos Empresariais created the Fórum da Liberdade in 1988. Over 25 years later it is now the largest debate forum in Latin America, with over five thousand people attending this year’s annual event, held in Porto Alegre April [...]
In 2009, India’s new Right to Education Act caught the attention of school choice advocates around the world. Its language guaranteed widespread opportunities for parents to choose private schools using public funds. Local champions of choice were cautiously optimistic, however, warning that the full promise of the law would hinge on the details of implementation and [...]
The UK’s TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. And how does it observe this milestone? By celebrating its part in securing tax cuts worth £37 billion ($62.15 billion) in 2014-15 for hard-pressed taxpayers in the UK.
Liberty Forum 2012 | Register Now! Hotel Information | Tickets and Sponsorship Information Speakers | Program Featured Speakers Virginia Postrel is the author of The Substance of Style and The Future and Its Enemies and is a biweekly columnist for the new Bloomberg View division of Bloomberg.com. A popular speaker for business, design, and university [...]
Dear Atlas friends, I’m sure you’re watching events in the Middle East and North Africa with a mix of excitement and anxiety about where the changes will lead. It’s inspiring to see citizens stand up and reject authoritarian regimes that have been so abusive of their fundamental rights. At the same time, every friend of liberty must [...]