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OCTOBER 13, 2014 by THE FREEMAN
CEO Max Marty and his team are attempting to solve parking problems with peer-to-peer networking and dynamic pricing. But it's not without controversy. The Freeman sat down with the start-up chief to discuss his Volo app.
Wheeling, dealing and saving in the 17th century
OCTOBER 09, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
Samuel Pepys's diary (1660–1669) allows readers to track his substantial increase in wealth over the course of a decade.
Why I love services like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb, and you should, too
OCTOBER 06, 2014 by CHUCK GRIMMETT
Uber driver Rafael is an object lesson in the beauty of the sharing economy. Increased choice and responsibility bring out the best in us.
The backlash against the sharing economy has begun
OCTOBER 06, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
The opponents of markets just can't reconcile themselves to embracing the very thing they have supposedly advocated for generations: popular empowerment.
Innovation Is the Lifeblood of a Healthy Economy
OCTOBER 02, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
When it comes to rising living standards, innovation is far more important than efficiency.
From risky surgery to lithotripsy
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
A 17th-century sufferer of "bladder stones" reminds us how far we've come in medical innovations that ease our pain and make us better.
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 by HOWARD BAETJER JR.
The market does a better job regulating Airbnb than the government ever could.
Thoughts on prospects for breaking from Britain
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 by ROBERT RAMSEY
An independent Scotland could be great if things don't go as planned.
As humanity decentralizes, our moral norms will change, too
SEPTEMBER 03, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
If politics is on the verge of becoming obsolete, humanity may soon adopt a new set of moral and cultural norms.
JANUARY 17, 2013
Spring Break with FEE is a four-day seminar attempting to introduce the freedom philosophy to members of the local Atlanta community. April 8-11, 2013.
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."
NOVEMBER 14, 2012 by LAWRENCE W. REED, BURTON FOLSOM
A collection of essays by FEE President Lawrence W. Reed and historian Burton W. Folsom, Jr. that surveys the economic history of the United States and the modern world. Along the way, they dismiss commonly-held fallacies and present the stories of the individuals who changed history and expanded liberty for everyone