FreedomFest 2021

This summer in the free, open, and scenic state of South Dakota, FEE will be at FreedomFest from July 21-24 to provide inspiring talks and conversations on building a healthy, wealthy, and wise world. In addition, there will be a special emphasis for children and their families to attend sessions on new methods of education, parenting, and living a free life in an increasingly stifling environment.

Here’s a small sample of the speakers and talks to come:

Opening Reception - Foundation for Economic Education

  • Join FEE as we raise a glass to celebrate 75 years of teaching the principles of a free society! 
  • We will be unveiling a signature cocktail for a toast and offering special keepsakes to all guests.

T.K. Coleman - Director of Entrepreneurial Education

  • Opt Out! How Free Markets Have the Power to Erase Racism
  • The Future of Capitalism 
  • Get Angry: Harnessing Your Emotional Intelligence 

Kerry McDonald - Senior Education Fellow

  • Education in 2020: The School Choice Revolution No One Saw Coming
  • The Masked Generation: The Unseen Effects on Children From the COVID Year

James R. Harrigan - F.A. Hayek Distinguished Fellow 

  • The Knowledge Problem: Understanding the Economic Way of Thinking
  • Cooperation and Coercion: How Busybodies Became Busybullies and What That Means for Economics and Politics
  • Do we have a gun violence problem in America?

Antony Davies - Milton Friedman Distinguished Fellow

  • The World is Becoming a Better Place
  • Cooperation and Coercion: How Busybodies Became Busybullies and What That Means for Economics and Politics

Sean W. Malone - Creative Director 

  • Breaking Through: Selling Liberty to the Masses
  • Do Twitter, YouTube and Facebook Owe Us Our Freedom of Speech?
  • Cancel Culture and Outrage Journalism: What’s ‘Sociable’ about Social Media?

Hannah Cox - Content Manager & Brand Ambassador

  • The Masked Generation: The Unseen Effects on Children From the COVID Year
  • Boomer vs Zoomer: Which Generation is More Dangerous to Freedom
  • Death Penalty Concerns: Why The State Can’t be Trusted to Get it Right
  • Busted: Is Criminal Justice Permanently Broken?

Brad Polumbo - Policy Correspondent

  • The Masked Generation : The Unseen Effects on Children From the COVID Year
  • How to Raise Wages Without Government Interference
  • Choosing Liberty: How Young People Are Creating a Life That Matters
  • Union Political Power and The “Vicious Cycle” of Union Money

Brett Cooper - Hazlitt Fellow

  • Education in 2020: The School Choice Revolution No One Saw Coming

Zilvinas Silenas - President

  • Cautionary Tales: Lessons from First Hand Accounts of Communist Dissidents
  • The Think Tank Summit: Successes and Challenges

Stop by Booth 702 in the Exhibit Hall to find out more about what student programs and educator resources we have available this year!

Click here to register now!

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