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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 Latest Excuse for the Drug War

According to a new report released by Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union, every 25 seconds in the United States someone is arrested for drug possession. It is not surprising to read in the report that Police make more arrests for drug possession than for any other crime. Police made more arrests for simple marijuana ... [click for more]

Economic Ideas: Mercantilism as Monarchy’s Planned Economy

The Feudal System had resulted in the disintegration of the unity that much of Western, Southern, and Eastern Europe had known under the Roman Empire. Following the fall of Rome, Europe was divided into local and regional political and economic entities, each politically functioning and economically surviving in high degrees of isolation from each other. However, beginning in the fifteenth ... [click for more]

Carrying on Obama’s Legacy

Barack Obama seems to think that if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency next month, she will carry on his legacy. What is Obama’s legacy? Let's start with the numbers that impact most people younger than age 65: those associated with ObamaCare, more formally known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Remember, "If you like your doctor, you'll be able to keep your doctor" and 'you'll ... [click for more]

The Imperial President’s Toolbox of Terror

“When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal.”—Richard Nixon Presidents don’t give up power. Executive orders don’t expire at the end of each presidential term. And every successive occupant of the Oval Office since George Washington, who issued the first executive order, has expanded the reach and power of the presidency. The Constitution invests the ... [click for more]

Will Tariffs Make America Great Again?

If there is one issue that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is outspoken about, it is U.S. trade policy. He says, You only have to look at our trade deficit to see that we are being taken to the cleaners by our trading partners. We need tougher negotiations, not protectionist walls around America. We need to ensure that foreign markets are ... [click for more]
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