Its paradox is its normalcy ... With diversified outlets, its production and consumption are nicely balanced ... If legalized, it would employ few more men unless it could enlarge its markets. Below, an unprejudiced survey. Editors note: Every Sunday Fortune publishes a relevant story from our magazine archives. This week, as Anheuser-Bush InBev began talks the U.S. Justice Department to resolve antitrust concerns over the beer maker's planned deal with Grupo Modelo, MOREFeb 24, 2013 9:00 AM ET
In Simpler: The Future of Government, former White House regulatory czar Cass Sunstein argues that government rules can encourage healthier behavior.
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FORTUNE -- It's an article of faith among conservatives that President Obama scratches his itch for bigger government by imposing job-killing rules on businesses as fast as his administration can dream them up. Mitt Romney invoked it frequently on the campaign trial, asserting that regulations had MOREFeb 22, 2013 8:28 AM ET
Recession-deep France is trying to lure the filmmakers of Tinseltown with big tax breaks.
By Vivienne Walt
FORTUNE -- Parisians cherish le cinéma and, come Oscar season, relish watching their city play backdrop to award winners. It's a pity that many of the scenes are not, in fact, filmed in Paris. In Martin Scorsese's Hugo (five Oscars in 2012), the 12-year-old hero lives in Montparnasse station, but the set was erected MOREFeb 21, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Tourists from China are the new big spenders. Are U.S. companies ready for them?
By Mina Kimes, writer
FORTUNE -- Halfway between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the Tanger outlet mall appeared in the distance, its towering sign beckoning like an oasis. The people on our bus started to titter with excitement. I was sitting with 52 Chinese tourists, mostly elderly retirees from Shanghai, and very few of them spoke English. MOREFeb 19, 2013 5:00 AM ET
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