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Jeffrey A. Tucker

Jeffrey A. Tucker
Jeffrey A. Tucker Director of Digital Development

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 blockchain 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 WorldFollow on Twitter and Like on Facebook. 

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 from 1996 until 2011. He created 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.

 

Jeffrey A. Tucker's Articles and Posts

Policy Science Kills The Freeman
Policy Science Kills

The integration of government policy and scientific establishments in history has reinforced bad science and yielded ghastly policies.

Two Flavors of Tyranny Anything Peaceful
Two Flavors of Tyranny

The revolutionary left and right have merged, in a way that is lost on their respective supporters.

 

Walmart and Pepsi Rescue Flint from Government Failure Anything Peaceful
Walmart, Pepsi Rescue Flint from Government Failure

Government incompetence poisoned Flint, Michigan; private enterprise is rushing to help.

The Revenant and the Value of Human Life Anything Peaceful
The Revenant and the Value of Human Life

How morality fails tells us a lot about why it flourishes.

Hating the Establishment Is Not the Same as Supporting Liberty Anything Peaceful
Hating the Establishment Is Not the Same as Supporting Liberty

Right-wing and left-wing populism are both anti-establishment, but that doesn't mean they are good for liberty. 

MIT: Incandescents Now More Efficient than LEDs Anything Peaceful
MIT: Incandescents Now More Efficient than LEDs

The trouble with regulations is that they freeze technological progress.

3 States Consider Lowering the Drinking Age Anything Peaceful
3 States Consider Lowering the Drinking Age

We can’t begin to deal with the problem of youth alcohol abuse as long as it exists in dark, hidden corners.

WATCH: Excuse Me, Professor! Anything Peaceful
WATCH: Excuse Me, Professor!

Larry Reed explains how to combat the political bias on campus, and why lovers of liberty must do it.

Power, Prison, and Punishment: The Stanford Experiment Anything Peaceful
Power, Prison, and Punishment: The Stanford Experiment

People aren't all closet sadists, but some institutions inherently bring out the worst in us.

The Big Short, the Market, and the Fed Anything Peaceful
The Big Short, the Fed, and the Market

The Big Short is a Rorschach test for your underlying economic beliefs.

 

FEE's Top 10 Articles of 2015 Anything Peaceful
FEE's Top 10 Articles of 2015

A roundup of the most popular content, new books, swag, programs, and more at FEE.org.

The Hoverboard's Patent Problem Anything Peaceful
The Hoverboard's Patent Problem

The inventor of hottest Christmas gift of the season is spending $1 million a week to stop people from buying it.

Two-Faced Totalitarianism Anything Peaceful
Two-Faced Totalitarianism

The political class turns its eye to the "totalitarians in our midst."

Regulators Try to Crush 300,000 Handmade Cosmetics Makers Anything Peaceful
Regulators Try to Crush 300,000 Handmade Cosmetics Makers

Big businesses are pushing a bill to smother a thriving industry of custom soap and cosmetics.

King Canute vs. the Climate Planners Anything Peaceful
King Canute vs. the Climate Planners

“Let all men know how empty and worthless is the power of kings.”

The Intellectual Journey of Henry Hazlitt The Freeman
The Intellectual Journey of Henry Hazlitt

There was no idea that Hazlitt was unwilling to explore in defense of human freedom.

Waking Up to the Reality of Fascism Anything Peaceful
Waking Up to the Reality of Fascism

We cannot treat the word "fascism" as an empty insult; fascism is the most successful ideology of the last century, and it is alive to this day.

5 Essential Books for Liberty Lovers in Our Time Anything Peaceful
5 Essential Books for Liberty Lovers in Dark Times

When the attacks on liberty, peace, and the open society hit a fevered pitch, reach for the antidote. 

Jessica Jones, Free Will, and Leviathan Anything Peaceful
Jessica Jones, Free Will, and Leviathan

Jessica Jones can’t fly or stop a speeding train, but she has a power that is even more impressive: the determination to defend freedom of thought.

Waze Make Roads Safer than the Police Anything Peaceful
How Waze Makes Roads Safer than the Police

Cops profit from bad driving, but community-driven apps are protecting drivers from fines, from one another, and from themselves. 

Townies, Gownies, and the Crapshoot of Politics Anything Peaceful
Townies, Gownies, and the Crapshoot of Politics

As long as liberty does not drive our discourse, human flourishing rides on the hope that each side will triumph only when it is correct.

Katniss vs. Power: The Hunger Games Finale Anything Peaceful
Katniss vs. Power: The Hunger Games Finale

It is not just those who rule but also those who seek to rule who constitute a threat to liberty.

Cinderella's Radical Message of Hope Anything Peaceful
Cinderella's Radical Message of Hope

Cinderella tells the power of dreams, will, and love to triumph against all odds and overcome rigid class boundaries.

Everyone Is Talking about Bitcoin Again Anything Peaceful
Everyone Is Talking about Bitcoin

The Bitcoin story is not about the dollar exchange rate; it is about its use as a technology. 

5 Reasons We Love Halloween Anything Peaceful
5 Reasons We Love Halloween

Halloween affirms individuality, creativity, danger, chaos, and fun as integral features of a life well lived. 

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