moral rights

Depardieu Justly Condemns France’s Theft by Taxation

December 18, 2012

French actor Gérard Depardieu justly condemned his nation’s 75 percent marginal tax rate, explaining that, in France, “success, creation, talent—difference, in fact—must be punished.” Depardieu renounced his French citizenship and moved to Belgium, where taxes are lower. Although various French politicians and commentators have harshly criticized Depardieu, the actor deserves. . . Continue »