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Friday, October 27, 2017

The Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy

These aren't the only seven that I think should govern our thinking but they're pretty important.

Editor’s Note:

In this video, Lawrence W. Reed, President of the Foundation for Economic Education, presents the keynote address at the Georgia Legislative Policy Forum.

“Change is on everybody’s lips, everybody’s minds, we’re all for it because we’re unhappy about something. I think we have good reason to be unhappy about a lot of things. But that should not cause us to neglect the fact that there are eternal, universal, fundamental principles that govern how we make policy and how we live our lives.”

  • Lawrence W. Reed is FEE's President Emeritus, having previously served for nearly 11 years as FEE’s president (2008-2019). He is also FEE's Humphreys Family Senior Fellow and Ron Manners Global Ambassador for Liberty. His Facebook page is here and his personal website is