Freeman

Clichés of Progressivism

#46 – “Statistical Disparities between Races Prove Discrimination”

FEBRUARY 27, 2015 by WALTER E. WILLIAMS

Let us acknowledge a few gross disparities and decide whether they represent what lawyers and judges call a "pattern and practice of discrimination," while at the same time thinking about what corrective action might be taken.

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The Climate Complex Strikes Back

Was the New York Times piece against Willie Soon a hit job?

FEBRUARY 27, 2015 by MAX BORDERS

Climate-change skeptic Willie Soon may be an unethical, corporate-bought climate-change denier or the latest casualty of the Climate-Industrial Complex's immune response.

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ISIS Vindicates the Humanities

The biggest threat to the Islamic State: knowledge of a world without them

FEBRUARY 27, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

Do art, history, and the humanities matter? The enemies of civilization think so.

Book Value

The Garage That Couldn’t Be Boarded Up

Uber and the jitney … everything old is new again

FEBRUARY 26, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

Regulators ran jitney operators out of every town in America. But something important has changed the game in passengers' favor.

NEWS & EVENTS

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.

President’s Quarterly Update—January 2015

We begin 2015 with the wind at our backs and an exciting course set for the months ahead.

Strategic Notes from FEE, February 2015

Teachers of free market economics, particularly those like FEE who are influenced by the Austrian school, have a major advantage over those who cling to the Keynesian mainstream. 

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Essential Works from FEE

JANUARY 19, 2010 by F. A. HAYEK

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

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, 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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