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The moral case against soaking the rich

20 September 2011

Dr Eamonn Butler argues that high taxes are bad for individual liberty, personal responsibility and economic growth in the Wall Street Journal.

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We need a new capitalist revolution

19 September 2011

Sam Bowman launches the new Forum section in City AM with his provocative manifesto for free markets.

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The morality of income tax

15 September 2011

Dr Eamonn Butler debates the morality of taxation, and in particular the 50p tax, on BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze.

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The importance of economic growth

11 September 2011

Dr Madsen Pirie debates with Dr John Barry on the importance of economic growth on Radio 4.

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Sky News: Should 50 Tax Rate Stay?

5 September 2011

Dr Madsen Pirie went on Sky News to argue that the 50p tax rate should be abolished, while Tony Dolphin from the IPPR claimed the tax should be here to stay.

You can watch the a clip of the debate on Sky News here.

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The autonomy and accountability of Free Schools will ensure they succeed

6 September 2011

Dr Eamonn Butler writes in ConservativeHome on why the government's Free Schools programme will succeed as human nature breaks through the tarmac of state control.

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In defence of tax havens

25 August 2011

Tom writes on the importance of low tax jurisdictions and why tax competition is a good thing on ConservativeHome.

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Media on the Tobin Tax

18 August 2011

In print and online

The release of the Adam Smith Institute's latest report 'Tobin Tax: Reason or Treason?' coincided with Merkel and Sarkozy's announcement in favour of a European financial transactions tax. The report received considerable media attention.

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Iconoclasts, Radio 4: Is inherited wealth bad for the nation?

17 August 2011

Dr Madsen Pirie went on Radio 4's Iconoclasts to debate against Julian Le Grand, LSE Professor of Social Policy and one of the thinkers behind New Labour.

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City Supertax

17 August 2011

Sam Bowman criticises plans for a Europe-wide Tobin Tax in City AM.

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