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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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Five Years Is Five Years Too Long

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I mentioned in my article “The Prospects for Drug Freedom” back in 2012 that Oregon was one of the first states to legalize medical marijuana and that sixteen other states and the District of Columbia had done likewise. I am happy to report that after three years, that number is now up to twenty-five states, Puerto Rico, ... [click for more]

Reclaiming the Christmas Spirit

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What a turbulent year it’s been. For those of us who have managed to survive 2015 with our lives intact and our freedoms hanging by a thread, it has been a year of crackdowns, clampdowns, shutdowns, showdowns, shootdowns, standdowns, knockdowns, putdowns, breakdowns, lockdowns, takedowns, slowdowns, meltdowns, and never-ending letdowns. As I point out in my book Battlefield America: The ... [click for more]

Compulsory Unions Equals Less Worker Freedom

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Personal choice and freedom of association are two fundamental and essential principles of any truly free society, and this includes a free market workplace. Unfortunately, the Obama Administration is spending taxpayer dollars to undermine those principles in other countries around the world. The Washington Times reported on December 11, 2015 that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has organized ... [click for more]

Support FFF: Our End-of-Year Update

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I am writing to seek your financial support to help us continue the battle for liberty in the year ahead. The advocates of the welfare-warfare state say that paternalism is freedom, compulsory charity is a virtue, federal spending and debt will bring prosperity, and perpetual war will bring peace. Their world is built on lies and deception, ... [click for more]

Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror

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“No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.”—Edward R. Murrow, broadcast journalist America is in the midst of an epidemic of historic proportions. The contagion being spread like wildfire is turning communities into battlegrounds and setting Americans one against the other. Normally mild-mannered individuals caught up in the throes of this disease have been transformed ... [click for more]

Paper Money Versus The Gold Standard: An Explanation

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We are living in a time that can only be considered monetary chaos. The U.S. Federal Reserve has manipulated key interest rates down to practically zero for the last six years, and expanded the money supply in the banking system by $4 trillion dollars over that time. And with the true mentality of the monetary central planner, the Fed ... [click for more]

Time to Retire the NIH

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH), along with more well-known agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is one of the eleven agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Located on a 300-acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland, the NIH is ... [click for more]

Life in the Electronic Concentration Camp: The Surveillance State Is Alive and Well

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“Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order and the like.” ― William O. Douglas, Supreme Court Justice Bottle up the champagne, pack away the noisemakers, and toss out the party ... [click for more]
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