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Ten Interesting Reads on the 2017 Golden Globe Winners

Congratulations to #GoldenGlobes winners! See FEE's articles on 2016's best film and TV.

- January 12, 2017

Lawrence Reed on the Myths of Progressivism

Not everyone in the private sector is an angel and not every outcome is ideal but it sure beats government management. 

- January 06, 2017

FEE's Top 25 of 2016

FEE is consistently publishing the most interesting, most fresh, and most penetrating content around.

- December 28, 2016

At New Highs, Bitcoin Is a Global Safe Haven Asset

The market cap of Bitcoin surpassed the $14 bln margin for the first time in history, breaking its all-time record high previously set in 2014. The surging value of Bitcoin led to extensive mainstream media coverage and social media attraction, with Bitcoin earning a spot on the trending section of social media platforms like Twitter.

- December 24, 2016

The Origin of the Term Sabotage

Regimes come and go but technology persists through it all. This is why innovation is so exciting. Groups can oppose it. Governments can regulate it. But in the end, the knowledge is there and humanity clamors to use it. 


- December 17, 2016

Watch a Unicorn Solve Our Public Transit Problems

One of the most creative articles you will ever read on government is Mike Munger's "Unicorn Governance." He explains that by dreaming of the power of unicorns, there is no social problem that cannot be solved. But there is one slight hitch: they do not exist. The analogy to public policy should be obvious but it often is not. 


- December 16, 2016

Foundations of Austrian Economics, by Israel M. Kirzner

The great Austrian economist, student of Ludwig von Mises and pioneer in the theory of entrepreneurship, offers an introduction to the Austrian perspective. 

- December 13, 2016

Being a Pro Gamer Just Got Better

A job no one thought would be possible years ago, is now turning into a stable career. This is only possible in a free society.

- November 21, 2016

Lawrence Reed Talks about Real Heroism on the Cato Podcast

Lawrence Reed's book Real Heroes is selling extremely well, and he is now doing interviews on the subject.

- October 12, 2016

Airbnb to the Rescue in Louisiana

The private sector in its most advanced form moves in to offer free housing to people in need.

- August 17, 2016

FEE awarded $1.8 million John Templeton Foundation grant to test free-market messaging to Millennials

Project will create innovative free-market media with data-driven distribution and analytics.

Atlanta, GA.–The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) has been awarded a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to define new and better ways to communicate with Millennials about the humane values and ethical principles of a free society. Through experimental message testing, digital distribution, and data feedback analysis, FEE will communicate to Millennials that the pathway to human flourishing, dignity, and abundance is through individual liberty, free markets, limited government, and the entrepreneurial spirit.

- July 21, 2016

2016 Carl Menger Essay Contest Winners

2016 Carl Menger Essay Contest Winners Announced

- July 06, 2016

Friedman vs. Sanders: Democratic Socialism Debunked

Socialist rhetoric changes very little over time. 


- June 03, 2016

Your Socialist Zombie Survival Kit

Eternal vigilance is the price of protecting our remaining liberty. So let us again review the ironclad case against socialism, so we can strike it down once more before it lurches any closer. Consider this page of resources your socialist zombie survival kit.

- May 06, 2016

3 Great New York Democrats

Voters in New York face a bleak choice today, but things were not always this way.

- April 19, 2016

Celebrate Freedom Day 2016 with FEE!

Freedom requires our constant attention and defense; the stifling of free expression is the first step towards eroding all liberty.


- April 13, 2016

Atlas Network Celebrates FEE's New Heights

FEE expects its website to host 7 million people experiencing 10 million pieces of content in 2016

- March 31, 2016

What It Means to Be a Hero of Liberty

Pessimism is pointless because victories for human rights are possible. 

- March 17, 2016

WATCH: "You Need More than Ideas to Change the World"

Ideas — even great ideas — can't change the world on their own.

- March 11, 2016

"The Man Who Seems Strong Enough to 'Get Things Done'": Quote of the Day

"What they will seek is somebody with such solid support as to inspire confidence that he can carry out whatever he wants."

- March 08, 2016

Today Is FEE's 70th Birthday!

On this day in 1946, the Foundation for Economic Education was founded by seven men on Park Avenue in New York City.

- March 07, 2016

Bob Chitester Wins 2016 Blinking Lights Award

At its Annual Retreat in Bonita Springs, Florida last weekend, the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) announced the winner of its second-ever Blinking Lights Award: Robert “Bob” Chitester.  

- February 04, 2016

Why You Should Apply for an Internship at FEE

Looking for an internship this coming summer? Former FEE interns tell you why you should apply for one at FEE. 

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- November 14, 2012

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