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Dirigisme and corruption for the coming World Cup and Olympic Games EMMA ELLIOTT FREIRE, THE FREEMAN “The fact that Brazil has been chosen to host the World Cup in 2014 is a reason for us to have a great party and to be very happy,” said president Luiz Inácio Lula da...
Clogging the Courts and Slanting the News EMMA FREIRE, THE FREEMAN Last year, over 180,000 people in Great Britain were prosecuted for failing to pay the tax levied on their TV signal. This comprised 12 percent of all criminal prosecutions in Great Britain. Of those prosecuted, 155,000—two-thirds of them women—were convicted...