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Armed and Black

The history of African-American self-defense

FEBRUARY 03, 2015 by B.K. MARCUS

A lot of people believe that blacks march in lockstep behind calls for gun control. But while the civil rights movement largely was about nonviolent resistance, many blacks exercised a legitimate right of self-defense. Many still do today.

Vintage

Schooling an Industrial Proletariat

An excerpt from The Underground History of American Education

JANUARY 26, 2015 by JOHN TAYLOR GATTO

Peering into the history of government education reveals collusion to produce cogs in a state-industrial machine.

Book Review

Sanctifying the Individual

Does the West owe its individualism to Christianity?

JANUARY 22, 2015 by ALLEN MENDENHALL

Larry Siedentop's Inventing the Individual outlines the origins of Western liberalism.

Blog

The Pretense of the State of the Union

There are no masters at the top who know what’s best for everyone

JANUARY 21, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Are we really being asked to believe that the American people as a whole have a spirit, and that the president is somehow magically ordained to know its height?

Feature

You’ll Never Guess Who’s Trying to Hack Your iPhone

Hint: It rhymes with Eff Bee Eye

JANUARY 20, 2015 by NICOLE KARDELL

The FBI wants direct access to your electronic life, in direct contravention of the Fourth Amendment.

Blog

The Importance of Free Speech to Human Progress

From Principia Mathematica to Charlie Hebdo

JANUARY 09, 2015 by IAIN MURRAY

Free speech is not only essential to the search for truth; it is vital to human progress.

Feature

Am I a Hypocrite?

Avoiding hypocrisy in an unfree world

JANUARY 08, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA

To what extent can someone be a consistent libertarian and avoid benefiting from an unfree system? There's a line in there somewhere, but as government grows, it's getting harder to see.

Blog

Let Us Die in Peace

End-of-life care in America is a scam

JANUARY 07, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The state wants to keep you "alive" until the money runs out. A compassionate society would let us die in peace.

Feature

Eating Right

Your freedom to choose your food is sacred

JANUARY 06, 2015 by WENDY MCELROY

If you are what you eat, then food laws are an attempt to control your identity.

Blog

Take Back the Word “Liberal”

A resolution for 2015

JANUARY 02, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

We must not keep conceding the use of this glorious word to the enemies of liberty. It does not belong to them. It belongs to us.

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Let Freedom Ring

FEBRUARY 24, 2015 by LEONARD E. READ

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Not Yours to Give

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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."

Article

Focusing on the Future

AUGUST 31, 2012 by LAWRENCE W. REED

Read a letter from our President, Lawrence W. Reed, about FEE's refined focus.

Multimedia

The Cost of the War on Drugs

JUNE 21, 2011
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Related Podcasts

The Economic Advantages of a Commitment to Liberty

SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 by DWIGHT R. LEE

Much of the cost of government is in lost liberty--decisions on how we live our lives are increasingly made by government authorities. Dwight Lee explains that the costs of gradually losing our liberties go largely unseen, while the benefits (typically temporary and small) are easily seen. (9:09 minutes)

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If you have been inspired by the freedom philosophy and now want to become an great communicator of its ideas, this is the program for you!

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If you have been inspired by the freedom philosophy and now want to become an great communicator of its ideas, this is the program for you!

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If you're interested in pursuing a career in film and are passionate about the ideas of liberty, this is the program for you!