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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 JFK Assassination, Episode 25

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In this series of short videos, FFF president Jacob Hornberger summarizes and details the circumstantial evidence pointing toward the U.S. national-security state as the orchestrator of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Watch the entire series. Go to the podcast. [click for more]

Trump Is Right to Withdraw Troops from Syria

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If Afghanistan is America’s longest war, and Iraq it’s dumbest, well then Syria must rank as the nation’s forgotten, and, potentially most treacherous war.  Only you’d never know it. The big three television news networks hardly mention the U.S. military’s continued involvement there and national newspapers relegate the Syrian campaign to the deep recesses of their foreign policy sections. ... [click for more]

No One Should Receive Federal Grants for College

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Until 1994, inmates in federal and state prisons were eligible to receive federal Pell Grants to finance their college education while they served their time. A pilot program, Second Chance Pell, was instituted in 2015 to open up Pell Grants to a select group of inmates working towards their college degrees. According to a recent NPR ... [click for more]

The Brexit Dilemma: Markets or Politics?

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For more than two years now, the United Kingdom and the European Union have been in a crisis mode over how and under what terms the U.K. will leave the EU, following the June 2016 referendum on Britain’s formal departure from the Europe-wide organization. The end of March 2019 marks the deadline for the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European ... [click for more]

A Video Message from Richard Ebeling

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This message was taken from a recent of edition of "The Libertarian Angle." Please consider including The Future of Freedom Foundation in your end-of-year giving. You can make a tax-deductible donation here. Please also read FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger's "Let's Strive for Liberty." [click for more]

Socialists Masquerading as Liberals

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The Minneapolis Star-Tribune (a left-wing newspaper) featured a quotation on the Sunday editorial page that claims that without intensive regulation “capitalism is a menace to society.” From the end of the Civil War in the United States to World War I federal government regulations barely existed. This laissez-faire capitalism catapulted living standards upward and generated a host of new ... [click for more]

The Sanctifying of Plunder

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The law ...  has converted plunder into a right, in order to protect plunder. — Frédéric Bastiat The commandment “Thou shalt not steal” would be far better kept today had not theft assumed various disguises under which its practice has been generally sanctified. The gilding of an evil gives it a virtuous face — a Mr. Hyde’s ugliness covered by ... [click for more]

The JFK Assassination, Episode 24

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In this series of short videos, FFF president Jacob Hornberger summarizes and details the circumstantial evidence pointing toward the U.S. national-security state as the orchestrator of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Watch the entire series. Go to the podcast. [click for more]

Beyond GDP to a New Road to Serfdom

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It is a commonplace that there is more to life than money and the material benefits that it may provide someone. We often make trade-offs between income-earning work opportunities and more time with family or friends, or between risky but well-paying employment and a calmer and less stressful job that does not pay as well. We might decide whether ... [click for more]