Freeman

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Greedy Corporations Save Lives

Prosperity’s conquest of disease offers lessons for global change

NOVEMBER 20, 2014 by IAIN MURRAY

Multinational corporations are conspiring to save people from disease and make a profit while doing it.

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Like a Fly in Amber

Some Things Never Change (like Rent Control)

NOVEMBER 20, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE

For 70 years, The Freeman has been trying to tell the world about the pernicious effects of rent control. Intermittently, fiction writers have joined in. Will this policy always keep cities trapped in stasis?

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5 More Economic Myths That Just Won’t Die

Another dose of data from free-market reality

NOVEMBER 19, 2014 by COREY IACONO

Still seeing Internet memes that get economics painfully wrong? Often the same anti-market assertions get repeated enough that they are simply taken as true. Here are five more sets of antidotes.

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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. 

OCTOBER 20, 2014 by LUDWIG VON MISES

Ludwig von Mises explains the development of the two fundamental pillars of progress, civilization, and every form of freedom. 

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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