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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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Cutting Government Waste Is Not Enough

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It is no secret that agencies and programs of the federal government waste obscene amounts of the taxpayers’ money. Even members of Congress have pointed that out. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) has just released his annual catalog of egregious government spending. His 201-page “Wastebook” this year is titled “Wastebook: PORKémon Go” (last year’s “Wastebook” had a Star Wars ... [click for more]

Economic Ideas: David Ricardo on Wealth, Inflation, and Freedom

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David Ricardo (1772-1823) was one of the most influential economic theorists of the first half of the nineteenth century. Born in London, England, his father’s family were orthodox Jews originally from Portugal who had moved to England from Holland. His father was a highly successful stockbroker. David Ricardo learned the family business, and most likely would have ... [click for more]

The Titanic Sails at Dawn

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“When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be stuck on repeat, reliving the same set of circumstances over and over and over again: egregious surveillance, strip searches, police shootings of unarmed citizens, government spying, censorship, retaliatory arrests, ... [click for more]

Time to Smack Down the Small Business Administration

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In 2012, Barack Obama elevated the administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to a Cabinet-level position, where the office had been under Bill Clinton. The current administrator, Maria Contreras-Sweet, is unknown to the overwhelming majority of Americans, as are the thirty-three administrators who preceded her. This ignorance is about to change, for, according to a statement ... [click for more]

The United States, China, and Taiwan

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There are 194 recognized countries in the world, all of which are member states of the United Nations (UN), except for Vatican City. There are also Palestine, Kosovo, and Taiwan. Palestine, which is recognized by 136 UN member states, is one of two permanent nonmember observer states at the UN, the other being Vatican City. Kosovo declared its independence from ... [click for more]
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