Is Big Tech a government creation—as the American Conservative recently claimed—or is it the result of entrepreneurs employing a mechanism created for noncommercial uses? It is both, writes Michael Rectenwald.
Spain's government is attempting to levy a wealth tax ostensibly to be "in solidarity with the poor." Because wealth taxes ultimately help lower real wages, there will be more poor people to share in the "solidarity."
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