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Clark, Ed (1930-)

by David Boaz on Aug 15, 2008

The 1980 Libertarian party presidential candidate, Ed Clark is a public figure for the libertarian movement who played an important role popularizing it.

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Goldwater, Barry (1909-1998)

by Lee Edwards on Aug 15, 2008

Barry Goldwater’s stark commitment to a platform of freedom and limited government helped to realign public opinion in support of economic conservatism.

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Tax Competition

by Daniel J. Mitchell on Aug 15, 2008

Tax competition occurs when governments adopt more attractive tax policies to attract people to live and do business within their borders.

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Decentralism

by Bill Kauffman on Aug 15, 2008

Supporters of decentralism argue that central concentration of power threatens liberty and prefer decision-making power to be diffused on a local level.