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Epic Fail: 100 Years of the Fed

How monetary nationalism wrought havoc, but cryptocurrency can save us

DECEMBER 17, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

For a hundred years, central bankers have tried to bring scientific management to money. And in that time, we've seen a string of failures. Can cryptocurrency replace this monstrous system?

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Does Government Spending Boost the Economy?

Stimulus boosters assume their conclusions

DECEMBER 17, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY

Don't trust empirical "proof" when the alleged evidence assumes as true the very issue under dispute.

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The Police Need Competition

It is time we applied the fundamental lesson of competition to our supposed protectors

DECEMBER 16, 2014 by JULIAN ADORNEY

Competition forces organizations to improve their services, and the police could really use improvement.

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Annual Report 2014

Please read through the 2014 Annual Report and let us know how we are doing in our mission to Inspire, Educate and Connect future leaders with the principles of a free society.

Annual Retreat 2015

Join 100+ other donors and alumni in sunny southwest Florida for a weekend retreat focused on developing the next generation of principled leaders and entrepreneurs.

FEE Seminars 2015

FEE’s seminars give students the tools they need to apply economic thinking in their daily lives. For 2015, FEE presents 12 three-day seminars throughout the country, each of which explores different topics and dimensions of the freedom philosophy.

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Essential Works from FEE

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT

The full text of Hazlitt's famed primer on economic principles: read this first! 

NOVEMBER 16, 2012 by FREDERIC BASTIAT

Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of liberty for all. Once read and understood, nothing ever looks the same. 

OCTOBER 01, 1960 by F. A. HAYEK

There can be little doubt that man owes some of his greatest suc­cesses in the past to the fact that he has not been able to control so­cial life. 

DECEMBER 01, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Leonard Read took the lessons of entrepreneurship with him when he started his ideological venture.

DECEMBER 01, 2008 by LEONARD E. READ

No one knows how to make a pencil: Leonard Read's classic (Audio, HTML, and PDF) 

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