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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 People vs. the Police State

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“We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.”—Dietrich Bonhoeffer The untimely death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has predictably created a political firestorm. Republicans and Democrats, eager to take advantage of an opening on the Supreme Court, have been quick to ... [click for more]

School Choice for Whom?

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There are two kinds of “school choice.” However, both of them suffer from the same fatal flaw. The first kind of “school choice” is typified by what recently happened in my state of Florida. A Senate education panel just approved a bill “that would give parents the opportunity to pick any school in the state for their child, ... [click for more]

The Follies and Fallacies of Keynesian Economics

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Eighty years ago, on February 4, 1936, one of the most influential books of the last one hundred years was published, British economist, John Maynard Keynes’s The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. With it was born what has become known as Keynesian Economics. Within less than a decade after its appearance, the ideas in The General Theory ... [click for more]

Neill Franklin: The Drug War Against Black America (video)

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This is a speech delivered by Neill Franklin (Law Enforcement Against Drug Prohibition) at a conference entitled “The Drug War Against Black America” held on November 14, 2015, at Morgan State University in Baltimore. The conference was co-sponsored by The Future of Freedom Foundation and the Pre-Law Association at Morgan State. [click for more]

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk: Leading Austrian Economist and Finance Minister of Fiscal Restraint

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We live at a time when politicians and bureaucrats only know one public policy: more and bigger government. Yet, there was a time when even those who served in government defended limited and smaller government, one of them being the Austrian economist Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk who was born 165 years ago today, on February 12, 1851. Böhm-Bawerk is famous as ... [click for more]

Dangerous Speech: Would the Founders Be Considered Domestic Extremists Today?

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“If you can’t say ‘F***’ you can’t say, ‘F*** the government.’” ― Lenny Bruce Not only has free speech become a four-letter word—profane, obscene, uncouth, not to be uttered in so-called public places—but in more and more cases, the government deems free speech to be downright dangerous and in some instances illegal. The U.S. government has become particularly intolerant ... [click for more]

Bernie Sanders: Revolutionary Stuck in Reverse

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I get why people like Bernie Sanders. He seems like a genuine person. Most of his funding comes from grassroots donors and he has a mostly deserved outsider status. He’s honest about his political beliefs, and isn’t afraid to call himself a socialist. He has all the rancorous charm of Peter Finch in the 1976 film, Network : He’s ... [click for more]

America’s Fiscal Debt Bomb Caused by the Welfare State

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Portuguese The news is filled with the everyday zigzags of those competing against each other for the Democrat and Republican Party nominations to run for the presidency of the United States. But one of the most important issues receiving little or no attention in this circus of political power lusting is the long-term danger from the ... [click for more]

The Drug War Against Black America (video)

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This is a speech delivered by Washington Post columnist Radley Balko at a conference entitled "The Drug War Against Black America" held on November 14, 2015, at Morgan State University in Baltimore. The conference was co-sponsored by The Future of Freedom Foundation and the Pre-Law Association at Morgan State. The introducer is a member ... [click for more]
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