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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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Mass Incarceration & The Drug War

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The Future of Freedom Foundation, in conjunction with the NAACP of Spelman College, NAACP of Morehouse College,  and the Spelhouse National Action Network, are pleased to present "Mass Incarceration & The Drug War" at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Speakers: Neill Franklin: Executive Director of LEAP Seema Sadanandan: Civil liberties advocate Laurence M. Vance: Policy Advisor ... [click for more]

The Latest Conservative Defense of Tariffs

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For many years now, some conservatives, in their magazine and web articles criticizing government-managed trade agreements such as NAFTA and CAFTA, have made veiled criticisms of free trade. But no more. Since the beginning of the year, when Donald Trump started imposing protective tariffs on selected items from certain countries, those conservatives have begun to openly criticize free trade and ... [click for more]

Libertarian Lessons: Free Trade

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Trade is commonly understood to be an economic activity carried on between countries, which is incorrect. Trade takes place between individuals, or groups of individuals, both domestically and across international boundaries. At its core it is the voluntary exchange of private property. Human beings must act to sustain their lives. Before industrialization the vast majority of people lived in shared poverty, their agrarian ... [click for more]

The JFK Assassination, Episode 11

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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]

The Market Democracy vs. Democratic Socialism

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Warnings are frequently heard nowadays that democracy is currently under threat. And with a demise of democracy will come a loss of liberty. Indeed, democracy and freedom are frequently heralded as being synonyms. An important question, however, is, What do these concepts mean, and are they in fact synonymous? A useful place to start is with a famous lecture delivered ... [click for more]

Criminalizing Childhood

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“Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more than places of learning. From metal detectors to drug tests, from increased policing to all-seeing electronic surveillance, the public schools of the twenty-first century reflect a society ... [click for more]

Food-Stamp Republicans

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Libertarians couldn’t be more different from Republicans. Just look at what Republicans are saying — and not saying — about Donald Trump and food stamps. The federal food-stamp program (officially called SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is administered by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but is operated by the ... [click for more]