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FFF Articles consists of every article that has ever been published by The Future of Freedom Foundation in reverse chronological order from our inception in 1989 to date. You can also search for FFF articles on the right side of the page under Find Freedom on FFF.

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The Clinton-Sanders-Republican Principles of Taxation

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The number of votes they got at the recent Iowa caucuses is not the only way that former senator Hillary Clinton and current senator Bernie Sanders are very close. Both have proposed new government programs throughout their campaigns. And because their new government programs must be paid for, both Clinton and Sanders have put forward new tax plans to ... [click for more]

Seema Sadanandan: The Drug War Against Black America (video)

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The Future of Freedom Foundation and the Morgan State University Pre-Law Association presented a one-day conference on the campus of Morgan State University on Saturday, November 14, 2015, that addressed the war on drugs and its adverse consequences on American society, especially on African-Americans. “The Drug War Against Black America” featured an all-star lineup of ... [click for more]

The Failure of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted 25 years ago. It promised a brave new era of equality and freedom. Instead, it has spawned endless lawsuits and absurd federal decrees while harming some of the people it sought to relieve. The original law was badly drafted and subsequent amendments and administrative decrees have made it far worse. The 1990 ADA ... [click for more]

Television, Football and Politics: Gaming Spectacles Designed to Keep the Police State in Power

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Big Brother does not watch us, by his choice. We watch him, by ours. There is no need for wardens or gates or Ministries of Truth. When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people become ... [click for more]

Two Days in the Life of President John F. Kennedy

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Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours That Made History by Andrew Cohen (McClelland & Stewart, 2014), 404 pages.  To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace by Jeffrey Sachs (Random House, 2013), 249 pages. November 22, 2013, marked the passage of fifty years since John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. The milestone garnered a lot of ... [click for more]

Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?

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“Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer insanity, if judged by the standards of other centuries.” ― Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism Adding yet another layer of farce to an already comical spectacle, ... [click for more]

The Political Economy of “Exporting” Democracy

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In 1917, President Woodrow Wilson justified the American entry into World War I on the ground that it was necessary to make the world “safe for democracy.” Since that time, U.S. presidents have used this same line of reasoning to justify military interventions around the world. More than eight decades after Wilson’s decree, George W. Bush stated that “it ... [click for more]

The Right to Tell the Government to Go to Hell

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  “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”― George Orwell Free speech is not for the faint of heart. Nor is it for those who are easily offended, readily intimidated or who need everything wrapped in a neat and tidy bow. Free speech is often messy, foul-mouthed, obscene, intolerant, ... [click for more]
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