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November 2004: Narrowing down the Almighty Giant

Exploring ways to reduce the size of government

Electoral times have never been short of new proposals. All parties bid for the best ideas on issues such as: education, health, and crime. However, one important issue remains untouched: how to reduce the size of government, the same government that doles jobs while squeezing the pockets of taxpayers; the same government that invests while swelling the public debt and is so powerful that no candidate dares to defy. This issue targets the almighty giant and provides insights on how to unravel this pernicious trap that entangles the whole society. Find out how we can tackle successfully a long postponed challenge.