Freeman

Interview

Freedom's Globetrotter: An Interview with Lawrence Reed

A leading libertarian shares lessons learned abroad

APRIL 01, 2015 by THE FREEMAN

Pennywise journalist, black-marketer, prisoner of communists, and dining companion to orangutans, FEE's skydiving president, Larry Reed, shares some stories from his travels.

Feature

Picking Piketty Apart

The superstar French economist tortures the data to fit his narrative

MARCH 31, 2015 by PHILLIP MAGNESS

The theory and data behind Capital in the Twenty-First Century are steadily being picked apart.

Blog

FEE Brings Econ to Activism in Arizona

Student activists learn the economic way of thinking

MARCH 31, 2015 by ZENA AZIZ

In Arizona, FEE partnered with Americans for Prosperity to teach 75 student leaders about the importance of free markets and the economic way of thinking.

Blog

How We Destroyed Indoor Plumbing

Bureaucrats are in your showers, sinks, and toilets

MARCH 31, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Indoor plumbing is an invention thousands of years old. It took American regulators in the late 20th century to destroy it.

Essential Works from FEE

MARCH 05, 2015 by LAWRENCE W. REED

One can scour the Scriptures with a fine-tooth comb and find nary a word from Jesus that endorses the forcible redistribution of wealth by political authorities.

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT

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

JANUARY 19, 2010 by F. A. HAYEK

It wasn't the workers and peasants who gave the world the total state. 

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, 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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