Worthy Reads.

Big Government Does Not Promote Social Justice. A column in the Financial Times points out that Worthy Reads.government-imposed redistribution does not reduce poverty or reduce income inequality. Indeed, the columnist should have taken the argument one step further by pointing out that efforts to reduce inequality via redistribution are likely to cause more poverty because of the higher burden of taxes and spending…

Canada Reducing the Burden of Government. Senator Obama wants higher taxes, but America’s northern neighbor is moving in the right direction. Canadian policy makers recognize that high tax rates are especially misguided because of globalization and Tax-news.com reports the government wants to have the lowest corporate tax rate of all major nations…

A Flat Tax in New Brunswick? Canada’s Atlantic provinces historically have been statist, but decades of big government have not worked and now policy makers are looking to adopt a growth-friendly 10 percent flat tax to boost the economy. Alberta already has a flat tax, which has worked well, so tax competition is having a positive impact on Canadian fiscal policy. The Telegraph Journal has more details…


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