Jeffrey A. Tucker

tucker@fee.org

Jeffrey Tucker is Director of Digital Development for the Foundation for Economic Education. He is also Chief Liberty Officer and founder of Liberty.me, the global liberty community with advanced social and publishing features, executive editor of Laissez-Faire Books, research fellow at the Acton Institute, policy adviser of the Heartland Institute, founder of the CryptoCurrency Conference, member of the editorial board of the Molinari Review, an advisor to the blockchant application builder Factom, and author of five books. He has written 150 introductions to books and many thousands of articles appearing in the scholarly and popular press. His new book is Bit by Bit: How P2P Is Freeing the World.

He created the first commercial service of online book distribution that published entirely in the commons (The Laissez Faire Club) and he was an early innovator in online distribution of literature during his tenure as builder and editor of Mises.org. He created the the first live classroom in the liberty-oriented ideological space and assembled the official bibliography of famed economic writer Henry Hazlitt, a project that included more than 10,000 entries. Early in his career, following his degree in economics and journalism, he served as research assistant to Ron Paul at his private foundation.

Jeffrey Tucker has been a two-time featured guest on John Stossel’s show, interviewed on Glenn Beck’s television show, appeared frequently on Huffington Post Live and Russia Today, been the two-time Master of Ceremonies at Libertopia, been featured at FreedomFest, the featured speaker at Liberty Forum three years, keynoted the Young Americans for Liberty national convention, has spoken at many dozens of colleges and universities in the U.S. and around the world including Harvard University and Boston University, has been quoted in the New York Times andWashington Post, and is in constant demand as a headline speaker at libertarian, technology, and monetary conferences around the world.

 

Related Freeman Articles

Feature

The Tasted and the Untasted

What a common cold teaches us about economics and life

MARCH 24, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Everyone else was raving about the chowder. I could only experience it vicariously.

Blog

When Internet Explorer Ruled the World

The government tried to destroy Microsoft for giving away a browser

MARCH 24, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

In the '90s, Microsoft "unfairly" gave away Internet Explorer for free. It spent a decade in court and learned its lesson.

Blog

Oil Boom and Government Glut

The government buys 5 million barrels of oil for its stockpile

MARCH 19, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Feature

How the Education System Destroys Social Networks

Why do we settle for such an unnatural, inorganic plan?

MARCH 10, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

We have grown accustomed to a series of episodic upheavals that are a consequence of a centrally planned education system.

Blog

RIP, M. Stanton Evans

A champion of free markets and journalistic integrity passes

MARCH 03, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

M. Stanton Evans was a man of principle who made a mighty contribution to telling the truth as he saw it. I, like countless others, will always feel gratitude toward him as a mentor, friend, and model of professional integrity.

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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