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Liberal International

The Smaug Fallacy

The wealthy aren’t hoarders — they’re stewards of capital

OCTOBER 30, 2014 by IAIN MURRAY

The genius of capitalism is that it spreads the wealth around.

Wabi-Sabi

The Power of No

Being able to say no is what enables us to say yes.

OCTOBER 30, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA

Being able to say no defines the scope of our personal autonomy, while being able to say yes allows us to creatively explore (or not) the freedom that that autonomy gives us.

Educational Materials

To help people rediscover how essential freedom is to human flourishing, FEE offers a comprehensive educational programming to all students of liberty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. We add more weekly!

EDUCATIONAL MODULES

NEWS & EVENTS

Big Ideas Live: Can We Teach a Man to Save the Fish?

On October 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM EDT, Big Ideas Live! host Janet Neilson will join Holly Fretwell of the Property and Environment Research Council for a discussion about property rights and environmental conservation.

Annual Retreat 2015

Join 100+ other donors and alumni in sunny southwest Florida for a weekend retreat focused on developing the next generation of principled leaders and entrepreneurs.

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Essential Works from FEE

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT

The full text of Hazlitt's famed primer on economic principles: read this first! 

NOVEMBER 16, 2012 by FREDERIC BASTIAT

Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of liberty for all. Once read and understood, nothing ever looks the same. 

OCTOBER 20, 2014 by LUDWIG VON MISES

Ludwig von Mises explains the development of the two fundamental pillars of progress, civilization, and every form of freedom. 

DECEMBER 11, 1974 by F. A. HAYEK

Hayek's most compelling statement about the difference between data and knowledge. 

DECEMBER 01, 2008 by LEONARD E. READ

No one knows how to make a pencil: Leonard Read's classic (Audio, HTML, and PDF) 

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The Blinking Lights Project is a new effort designed to highlight and emphasize the vital link between personal character and a free society. Learn more.