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The roots of the global corporate tax debate
Education in Latin America: The impact of the lockdown
Social-isolation measures have profoundly disrupted school-based education. Online learning has become the norm for millions of students, but in Latin America especially, the technology gap between the poor and wealthy is vast. To bridge that divide, many countries have implemented programs that include radio and television lessons, among other methods. ...
Policy cures worse than the disease
Governments first failed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. When they finally realized the scope of the challenge, most resorted to misguided, self-serving and often disastrous policy responses. Their push for centralization and control of economies, companies and ultimately, individuals, bodes ill for the future.
Opinion: The OECD heads down the wrong path
When it was first founded, the OECD’s mission was to support economic growth. It promoted free trade, low taxes and economic freedom. But over the last three decades, it has strayed from its original goals. It now focuses on expanding the reach of its member governments, especially when it comes ...
Opinion: Harmful attempts to plan and regulate the global economy
Governments’ tendency to overtax the economy, overregulate it and misallocate resources by subsidizing losers, has been hurting economic growth, innovation and competitiveness in many parts of the world, including Europe. Now, officials are discussing novel ways to introduce such disastrous practices on the global level. Their excuse is an alleged ...