Henry Henry Hazlitt

hhazlitt@fee.org

Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993) was the great economic journalist of the 20th century. He is the author of Economics in One Lesson among 20 other books. He was chief editorial writer for the New York Times, and wrote weekly for Newsweek. He served in an editorial capacity at The Freeman and was a board member of the Foundation for Economic Education. 

Related Freeman Articles

Clichés of Progressivism

#28 – “Government Spending Brings Jobs and Prosperity”

OCTOBER 24, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT

The broken-window fallacy reminds us to consider the future as well as the present.

Vintage

Can Unions Really Raise Wages?

What Labor Unions Can and Cannot Do

OCTOBER 03, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT

A peaceful strike is possible, legitimate, and potentially useful. But the moment workers have to use intimidation or violence to enforce their demands, their case becomes questionable.

Timely Classics

The Early History of FEE

Recollections about the Foundation for Economic Education

MAY 01, 2006 by HENRY HAZLITT

Article

The Function of The Freeman

We Must Recognize and Refute Collectivist Errors

JANUARY 01, 2006 by HENRY HAZLITT

Related Publications

Other books

Economics in One Lesson (full text)

The fastest and best way to discover economic basics

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT

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

Multimedia

Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt (PDF and full text)

NOVEMBER 16, 2012 by HENRY HAZLITT

This primer on economic principles brilliantly analyzes the seen and unseen consequences of political and economic actions. In the words of F.A. Hayek, there is "no other modern book from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time."

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November 2014

It's been 40 years since F. A. Hayek received his Nobel Prize. His insights, particularly on the distribution of knowledge and the impossibility of economic planning, remain hugely important today. In this issue, we look back on the influence of his work. Max Borders and Craig Biddle debate whether liberty must be defended from one absolute foundation, further reflections on Scottish secession, and how technology is already changing our world for the better--including how robots, despite the unease they cause, will only accelerate this process.
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