Jeffrey A. Tucker

Director of Content

Member of: FEE Staff

Jeffrey Tucker is Director of Content for the Foundation for Economic Education. He is also Chief Liberty Officer and founder of, 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. Follow on Twitter and Like on Facebook.

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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 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, spoken at Google headquarters, appeared frequently on Huffington Post Live and Russia Today, been the two-time Master of Ceremonies at Libertopia, been featured at FreedomFest and the International Students for Liberty Conference, 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 and Washington Post, appears regularly in Newsweek and many other popular venues, and is in constant demand as a headline speaker at libertarian, technology, and monetary conferences around the world.

Jeffrey A. Tucker's Articles

President Obama: “We Don't Look to Be Ruled”

It’s not the promises of an iron fist that speak to us, but rather the opportunities provided by freedom.

- July 28, 2016

The New

With 1 million readers per month, and a dramatically increased publication schedule, many people have noticed that this is clearly a new

- July 27, 2016

The New Revanchism: The Theme of Politics Today

Revanchism in our time has both left-wing and right-wing forms.


- July 25, 2016

Why You Should Watch this Nazi Propaganda Film

When you watch these rallies in “Triumph of the Will,” and you see all the frenzy, the shouting, the multitudes lining up, people swearing fealty to this ridiculous man and cause, you do wonder what all the fuss is about. What could possibly be the point of all this mania? It only makes sense once you realize that it’s all about blood identity and the celebration of a superior race, a race untainted by the blood-poison of the non-Aryan, and the ambition to make this principle central to life itself.

- July 20, 2016

Nixon? Surely Not

The model that the Donald Trump campaign is using for its public image, messaging, and policies was the one pioneered by Richard Nixon in 1968. Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort confirmed it.


- July 19, 2016

Pink Wine, Once Tacky, Is Suddenly Prestigious

No one knows for sure what is or is not valuable, what is or is not the right way. My mentor, bless his heart, might have  been correct when he taught me. But he is wrong today. Time moves forward. What was true before is untrue now...until it becomes true again, all because of the restlessness of the human mind and heart.


- July 12, 2016

How Pokémon GO Brightened a Dark World

Market-driven technology is not some invading imposition that makes people change the way they live without their permission. Instead it seeks to serve us and make our lives better; that’s its whole purpose and ethos.

- July 10, 2016

The Link between Extreme Environmentalism and Hard-Core Racism

Madison Grant wanted to save the trees and the white race, and sought to use the state to accomplish both.

- July 06, 2016

The Attack on Internships Is Wrongheaded

They are a slight glimmer of hope in a job market that is growing increasingly dark for young people.

- July 06, 2016

The New The Backstory

One year ago, was outsourced in total. Today it is in house, and a massive force for liberty the world over. 

- July 04, 2016

There’s Got to Be a Better Way Than Prison: ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 4

Jeffrey Tucker: "It took only one day in jail for me to discover a more complex picture."

- June 30, 2016

The Weird Hobbesianism of the Brexiphobes

Does the Brussels bureaucracy really embody the essence of the capitalist spirit?

- June 28, 2016

Pollster Questions That Cannot Be Answered

Gallup doesn't get that the old paradigms of American politics no longer apply. 

- June 23, 2016

My Name Is...No

Meghan reminds a generation that no one has a right to know personal data, and the best way to enforce that right is one simple word.

- June 22, 2016

How to Create Starvation in 2016

Any country on earth is capable of creating starvation. You only need to follow the path of Venezuela.

- June 20, 2016

Nazis on Twitter? That’s What Blocking Is For

Just as left socialism never seems to go away, no matter how many economic disasters it brings about, so it is with national socialism with a rightest tinge.

- June 16, 2016

The $26 Billion Genius of LinkedIn

If you measure this technology by the positive way it has changed lives, LinkedIn deserves celebration. It is sheer genius.


- June 13, 2016

The Orlando Bloodbath and the Illiberal Mind

Society is forever threatened by individuals with corrupt hearts and the malicious intent to purify the world of sin.

- June 12, 2016

With OpenBazaar, Everyone Can Be a Retailer, Without Permission

OpenBazaar is the next brick in place for a globally open commercial infrastructure, scalable to the whole of the human population and functioning outside any existing legal structure of any nation-state.

- June 10, 2016

Do You Even Check Your Mail?

The mailbox is not entirely obsolete, but it is getting there.


- June 07, 2016

Obama’s Overtime Rules Will Cripple the Young and Ambitious

It’s Saturday evening. Are you working? It’s legal for now. Next year this time, it will be illegal unless you ding your employer for overtime pay.

- June 04, 2016

The GOP Implosion and the Rebirth of (Classical) Liberalism

What we have developing here is a new epoch in American politics: an authentically liberal (in the classical sense) political movement in the US is being born as an alternative to a deeply corrupt and ideologically dangerous mainstream dominated by two parties that have trended inexorably socialist and fascist.

- May 30, 2016

The Founding Father of Fascism

The originator of the great man theory of history is British philosopher Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), one of the most revered thinkers of his day.

- May 23, 2016

Trump’s War on Explained

As an exponent of protectionism, cronyism, surveillance, censorship, and migration restrictions, Trump has emerged as a consistent defender of a world gone by.

- May 19, 2016

Obama’s Egregious Overtime Rules Attack Prosperity and Worker Rights

The Department of Labor’s new regulation regarding working hours ranks among the most outrageously destructive actions by the Obama administration in its two-term history.

- May 18, 2016

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