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Where Your Tax Dollars Go
Robert Carling
09 July 2014

Taxation is imposed through the coercive power of the state. Politicians often speak of “asking” taxpayers to pay more of this or that tax, but in reality they can and do tell citizens what to…

The Task Ahead: The Hon Joe Hockey MP
Joe Hockey
08 November 2013

The Task Ahead It’s a great pleasure to be addressing the Centre for Independent Studies in my first domestic keynote address as Treasurer. I want to declare my gratitude to Greg Lindsay and the CIS…

Trans-Atlantic Fiscal Follies: The Sequel
Adam Creighton, Oliver Marc Hartwich, Robert Carling
30 August 2011 | 1

The GFC is back. What started as the US subprime crisis became the global financial crisis, which has now developed into the Trans-Atlantic sovereign debt crisis. Two years ago, CIS Research Fellows Robert Carling and…