Economically free states are more likely to experience higher wages and more entrepreneurial activity.
Many of us who live in the Free World recognize that free government, free exchange, free expression, free markets and free trade deliver better outcomes than autocracy, autarky, control, conformity and coercion. However, among those who have come of age in the decades since the end of the Cold War, there is neither an innate sense that freedom is better than the alternative nor a default belief in the power of individual liberty.
People who live in freer societies earn more money, live longer lives and enjoy higher levels of happiness.
Lower marginal taxes encourage individuals to work, invest and undertake entrepreneurial activities.
Businesses can only succeed by benefiting their customers—unless granted special treatment by government.
Revolt in Kazakhstan threatens Russia and could spill over the border.
Bill 96 will likely help drive businesses away from the province.