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COVID-19 Protests In New Zealand Are All About Economic Freedom

November 23, 2021 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B Kim ~ New Zealand was one of only five economically free countries in the world, as measured by The Heritage Foundation’s 2021 Index of Economic Freedom. For years, the people of New Zealand have enjoyed robust rule of law, clear regulatory efficiency, and free and open markets. The size of […]

How Beijing Is Threatening Hong Kong’s Status As Global Financial Center

December 8, 2020 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Carter Beardsley ~ China’s recent Hong Kong security legislation could be the beginning of the end for Hong Kong as one of the world’s leading financial and trading centers. Many of the 9,000 foreign firms—1,300 of them American—that have regional headquarters there are evaluating the threat from the new law and what […]

Australia And New Zealand Differ On COVID-19. The Economic Fallout Could, Too.

May 7, 2020 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B Kim ~ Australia and New Zealand are two of just six economically free countries in the world, according to The Heritage Foundation’s 2020 Index of Economic Freedom, but they have chosen dramatically different paths in dealing with the coronavirus health crisis. Australia has been far more mindful of the economic […]

3 Ways Economic Freedom Improves Quality Of Life

January 27, 2019 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Miguel Pontifis ~ The Heritage Foundation’s 2019 Index of Economic Freedom has just been released, and once again, greater economic freedom has been shown to increase individual and societal well-being in terms of health outcomes, educational achievement, and clean natural environments. Economic Freedom Means aGreater Life Expectancy Life expectancy is an important […]

The Empty Promises Of Socialism

October 26, 2018 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B Kim ~ What are the costs of adopting socialism? It’s a good question, and one not asked frequently enough. But a new report by the Council of Economic Advisors at the White House does ask the question. The answer? Socialism destroys lives and societies. The historical record is clear: Everywhere […]