Fraser Forum

Economic Freedom

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Socialism produces misery, starvation, death—and bad beer

Central planners lack the knowledge and incentives to respond to consumer wants and needs.


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What The Handmaid’s Tale can teach us about gender inequality

In countries where men and women’s economic rights are equally protected under the law, women live on average about nine years longer.


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Life expectancy is 79.5 years in the top quartile of countries compared to 64.4 years in the bottom quartile.


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As the world shifted to free markets, poverty rates plummeted

Life expectancy is 80 years in the freest countries compared to 64 in the least-free countries.


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Ottawa and most provincial governments have failed to offer any significant de-regulatory strategy.


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Southeast Asian country’s policy climate receives poor grade in annual survey.


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Not surprisingly, low-ranking countries include Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar.


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Considering current amalgamation movements in Canada, there’s strong evidence that many do not yet grasp the importance of decentralization.


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By 2015, our top federal plus provincial income tax rates ranged from 40 per cent to 55 per cent.


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Canada ranks Number 5 on the Freedom Index, 11 spots above the United States.


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