Freeman

Clichés of Progressivism

#42 – “Jesus Christ Was a Progressive Because He Advocated Income Redistribution to Help the Poor”

JANUARY 30, 2015 by LAWRENCE W. REED

It is not recorded anywhere that Christ called for the state to use its power to redistribute wealth.

Book Value

Material Girl

Author Anita Loos imagines a female utility maximizer

JANUARY 29, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

What if you took homo economicus, put him into a novel, and changed him to her? Meet "Lorelei."

Poetry

Love Poem in Lent

JANUARY 29, 2015 by CAMERON ALEXANDER LAWRENCE

The sun's golden lines trill
the creek. We dig in, eat

Feature

3 Myths about “Tax Reform”

How both Left and Right get it wrong

JANUARY 28, 2015 by ROBERT P. MURPHY

Liberals and conservatives alike fall for the three biggest taxation myths.

NEWS & EVENTS

FEE Announces 2015 Leonard E. Read Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

FEE is pleased to announce that Mr. Giancarlo Ibárgüen is the winner of the second annual Leonard E. Read Distinguished Alumni Award. 

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.

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.

MORE NEWS & EVENTS

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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