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Feature

Kickstarting It Old School

Crowdfunding may seem new, but it has a long history

DECEMBER 15, 2014 by IAIN MURRAY

Peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding platforms represent the first steps in restoring American finance's innovative spirit.

Anything Peaceful

Creative Destruction Is Not Zero-Sum

A letter to the Wall Street Journal

DECEMBER 02, 2014 by HOWARD BAETJER JR.

One of the coolest things about Uber is that they didn't ask permission.

Feature

The Four Core Beliefs of Enterprise

How to solve complex business problems

NOVEMBER 14, 2014 by LAWRENCE W. REED, WAYNE OLSON

It takes a conscious, thoughtful effort to open wide our mind's eye. If you learn to do it systematically, the result can be a new worldview that will reshape how you notice opportunities and capitalize on them.

Feature

Humble Markets, Prideful Politics

Different virtues and vices emerge within different institutions

NOVEMBER 11, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The values of dynamic markets versus static politics couldn't be more different. And yet most narratives get it backwards.

Liberal International

The Smaug Fallacy

The wealthy aren’t hoarders — they’re stewards of capital

OCTOBER 30, 2014 by IAIN MURRAY

The genius of capitalism is that it spreads the wealth around.

Interview

Parking, Prices, and the End of Circling: An Interview with Max Marty

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.

Book Value

Pepys’s Personal Hockey Stick

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.

Blog

The Sharing Economy: Choice, Responsibility, and Hustle

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.

Feature

Who's Afraid of the Workers' Revolution?

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.

Wabi-Sabi

Wages and the Free Market, Part 2

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.

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Spring Break with FEE

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.

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."

Multimedia

A Republic--If We Can Keep It

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

News

Happy Capital Day!

SEPTEMBER 03, 2011 by LAWRENCE W. REED

Multimedia

Entrepreneurship and Market Process

FEBRUARY 14, 2011

Multimedia

Competition and Entrepreneurship

JULY 13, 2010
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