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Charles Adams

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Charles Adams (1930-2013) was an attorney in private practice and a specialist in international taxation. He wrote extensively on taxes and their impact on civilization, for outlets including the New York TimesWashington Post, and Wall Street Journal. He was also an adjunct scholar at the Mises Institute and the Cato Institute. Among other books he was the author of For Good and Evil: The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization.

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Taxes in America

Taxes and Spending

04/01/2000The Free Market
The good news that tax audits and property seizures are down obscures a more important point: by slow degrees, step by step, the tax man in America has gained total control over everyone's economic life.
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The Dark Side of the Tax State

Taxes and SpendingWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/25/2000Mises Daily Articles
In the last several decades, step by step, the system has become Diocletianized.
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