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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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You Want to Make America Great Again?

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“If the freedom of speech be taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”—George Washington Living in a representative republic means that each person has the right to take a stand for what they think is right, whether that means marching outside the halls of government, wearing clothing with provocative statements, ... [click for more]

FFF Spelman College Drug War Conference (video)

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The conference was co-sponsored by students at Spelman College, Morehouse College in Atlanta, and the Spelhouse National Action Network and was held at Spelman College on September 20, 2018. This was the third Historically Black College and University (HBCU) at which we have held our drug-war conferences. The previous two were Morgan State University in ... [click for more]

Out-of-Control Government: How, Why, and What to Do

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There is always a variety of government programs and activities that people either think are not worth the money or should not be the business of government in the first place. Yet it seems almost impossible to rein in government. It keeps growing in size and scope in one direction after another. Why? And is there any way to ... [click for more]

Seven Implications of Protectionism

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In a speech on the campaign trail in 2016, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said about Hillary Clinton and trade, Hillary Clinton unleashed a trade war against the American worker when she supported one terrible deal after another, from NAFTA, to China to South Korea. It doesn’t matter. No matter where she went, the American worker was hurt and you’ll ... [click for more]

What Should Be Illegal?

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Like many Americans, on a recent trip to Washington, D.C., I stayed in Virginia because hotel rooms are cheaper in places such as Arlington than in Washington. After a day of sightseeing in the nation’s capital, I noticed while driving back into Virginia a large overhead sign at the Virginia state line reading, “Radar Detectors Illegal.” It turns out ... [click for more]

The JFK Assassination, Episode 16

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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]

Libertarian Lessons: Foreign Policy

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In a libertarian society the role of government is restricted to the protection of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Its only legitimate actions are those guaranteeing the rights of individuals against any who would violate them. What, then, is the proper role of the U.S. government in foreign affairs? To protect the rights of Americans here at ... [click for more]

The Deep Hurt

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More than a century has passed since American hearts were first seized by the grand debate about overseas expansion. During that period, much of what anti-imperialists predicted has come to pass. The United States has become an actively interventionist power. It has projected military or covert power into dozens of countries on every continent except Antarctica. In many places, ... [click for more]

FFF Spelman College Drug War Conference (video)

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The conference was co-sponsored by students at Spelman College, Morehouse College in Atlanta, and the Spelhouse National Action Network and was held at Spelman College on September 20, 2018. This was the third Historically Black College and University (HBCU) at which we have held our drug-war conferences. The previous two were Morgan State University in ... [click for more]

Quinn Slobodian and the Academic Attack on Mises and Hayek

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We are living in a world of the anti-liberal counter-attack against individual liberty, free markets and limited government. Prominent voices for the free society in the 20th century, like the Austrian economists, Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich A. Hayek, are among the targets that opponents of free market liberalism are taking aim. In doing so, the anti-liberals distort the facts ... [click for more]