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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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Getting It Backwards on Welfare and Tax Deductions

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) is “sick and tired, and sick and tired of being sick and tired, of the criminalization of poverty.” She explains in a recent press release, As a strong advocate for social programs aimed at combating poverty, it deeply offends me that there is such a deep stigma surrounding those who depend on government ... [click for more]

Donald Trump the Corrupt Creation of America’s Bankrupt Politics

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Commentators from the political “left” as well as the “right” have attempted to analyze and dissect the rise and appeal of Donald Trump. The reality is, I would suggest, is that he represents the essence of the modern interventionist state, with its regulated economy and redistributive politics. Those on the “left” see Trump as the epitome of an undercurrent of ... [click for more]

Freedom of Art Is a Prerequisite of Morality

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To many, freedom of art is a synonym for freedom of speech, but the former is best understood as a distinct subset. Unlike normal speech or rational discourse, the purpose of art is not primarily to convince or to instruct. It is to make people experience a visceral reaction. Art, and particularly literature, allow people to sense the emotions, ... [click for more]

Presidential Fear-Mongering versus Freedom

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After the San Bernardino massacre late last year, Barrack Obama made a rare speech from the Oval Office. His most memorable line was his declaration that “freedom is more powerful than fear.” That epigram might have made John F. Kennedy’s speechwriters beam. But it is ludicrous to hear such a comment from a president who has spent almost seven ... [click for more]

Violence Begets Violence

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“Americans have been told that their government is keeping them safe by preventing and prosecuting terrorism inside the US... But take a closer look and you realize that many of these people would never have committed a crime if not for law enforcement encouraging, pressuring, and sometimes paying them to commit terrorist acts.”—Human Rights Watch We can rail ... [click for more]

Free Trade versus Political Fallacies

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The current political campaign for the U.S. presidency has brought out the worst in both the personalities and the policy positions among many of those running for that high political office, and this has been especially the case with international trade and the global economy. Listening to the presumptive Republican and Democratic candidates for the White House, the average voter ... [click for more]

Stossel with Jacob Hornberger: Let Everyone In?

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On-line exclusive: Immigration and free markets go hand in hand says @hornberger. More tonight at 9pmhttps://t.co/AVdBIA9ZWn — John Stossel (@JohnStossel) June 10, 2016   What would immigration policy looks like in a free society? How would the free market handle hand the movement of peoples across borders? John Stossel and Jacob Hornberger addressed these questions ... [click for more]

Is There a Constitutional Right to Birth Control?

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The junior senator from New Jersey, Democrat Cory Booker, recently introduced a bill “to establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration-approved contraception, and for other purposes.” An offhand remark by one of the bill’s co-sponsors is an ideal segue to the question of the role of government in relation to private, peaceful activity. The ... [click for more]

CIA & JFK: The Secret Assassination Files

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The following is the Foreword to FFF’s newest ebook CIA & JFK: The Secret Assassination Files by Jefferson Morley, which is being released today at Amazon.com I learned about Jefferson Morley in 2008, when I read a series of articles he had written about an ongoing Freedom of Information lawsuit that he had filed against the Central Intelligence Agency. ... [click for more]
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