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Free FFF Ebook This Weekend!

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FREE ebook download! Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18. Please share this announcement with others. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the CIA , I am pleased to announce that my ebook The CIA, Terrorism, and the Cold War: The Evil of the National Security State will be free for anyone to download on Amazon.com for ... [click for more]

Separate Money and the State (video)

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*Please note that due to technical limitations, the video and audio quality of this presentation is lower than normal. The Future of Freedom Foundation presents the panel "Separate Money and the State" with Jacob Hornberger, Richard Ebeling, and Jeffrey Tucker at FreedomFest 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Libertarians believe in free markets, and the market for ... [click for more]

Your Money or Your Life

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“The fact is that the government, like a highwayman, says to a man: Your money, or your life. And many, if not most, taxes are paid under the compulsion of that threat. The government does not, indeed, waylay a man in a lonely place, spring upon him from the road side, and, holding a pistol to his head, proceed ... [click for more]

The Nebulous Crime of Ticket Scalping

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Although the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are over, for some people associated with the games, things are just beginning. Athletes who won medals are now household names in their respective countries. Many were honored with parades. Some will receive lucrative endorsement deals. Others will appear in television commercials. And although U.S. athletes will have to pay [click for more]

Warnings and Lessons 15 years After 9/11 and the Afghan Invasion

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September 11, 2016 marked the fifteenth anniversary of the tragic events in New York City and Washington, D.C., when a band of terrorists successfully commandeered several commercial airliners and proceeded to crash them into the World Trade Towers in Manhattan, and into the Pentagon not far from the seats of government in the District of Columbia. More than 3,000 ... [click for more]

The Revolution of Rising Expectations

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Starving peasants storm the Bastille because oppression has driven them beyond the limits of human endurance. It is the quintessential image of political revolution. But what if it is wrong? Or what if there is an equally powerful force that also creates revolution and contradicts this received image? The phrase “a revolution of rising expectations” became popular after World War ... [click for more]

The Tyranny of 9/11

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“No one man can terrorize a whole nation unless we are all his accomplices.” ― Edward R. Murrow We’ve walked a strange and harrowing road since September 11, 2001, littered with the debris of our once-vaunted liberties. We have gone from a nation that took great pride in being a model of a representative democracy to being a model of how ... [click for more]

The Continuing Relevance of Ludwig von Mises’s Human Action

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Ludwig von Mises’s majestic magnum opus, Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, was published on September 14, 1949. In the nearly seven decades since its appearance, Human Action has come to be recognized as one of the truly great classics of modern economics. Often a "classic" means a famous book considered to have made important contributions to a discipline that ... [click for more]
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