Why Do Burger King and Walgreens Want to Flee the U.S.?

America’s Outdated, Imperialistic Tax Code Pushes Global Businesses Overseas


The Obama administration is not living up to its promise to move the country away from an arrogant, unilateral approach to the world. And it has not embraced a more consensus-driven, multipolar vision that reflects the fact that America is not the sole player in the global sandbox.

No, I am not talking here about national security or counter-terrorism policy, but rather the telling issue of how governments think about money–specifically the money they are entitled to, as established by their tax policies.

The president and Jack Lew, his treasury secretary, have …

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