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Canadians finally get tax freedom

Canadians finally get tax freedom

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 [...]


Building solutions in Brazil

Building solutions in Brazil

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 [...]


India Institute tracks unlicensed school shut downs

India Institute tracks unlicensed school shut downs

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 [...]


Templeton Freedom Award winner turns 10. Celebrates billions in UK tax cuts

Templeton Freedom Award winner turns 10. Celebrates billions in UK tax cuts

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.


Speakers

Speakers

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 [...]


Imagining Tomorrow’s Egypt: A Letter from Atlas’s Tom Palmer

Imagining Tomorrow's Egypt: A Letter from Atlas's Tom Palmer

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 [...]