Economic freedom helps build wealth for an economy and circulate wealth within it. The economic growth that results from increases in economic freedom also creates social mobility, as the least-well off individuals see their incomes increase faster than any other group. Economic freedom also helps to reduce inequalities produced by crony capitalism, rewarding hard work, not government favors.


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In the News: Social Security, Treasury target taxpayers for their parents’ decades-old debts

The government seized Mary Grice’s tax refund, claiming that someone in her family received an overpayment—37 years ago.

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In the News: How 3D Printing will change the way we make practically everything

It may seem like science fiction, but 3D printing is fast becoming more accessible.

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In the News: Patently absurd

Patent trolls are becoming more common and they’re suing over technology that pre-exists their patents.


In the News: Duplicative government programs

It’s time for the government to do some spring cleaning.

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In the News: Health plan premiums are skyrocketing according to new survey

Across the nation, health plan premiums are going through the roof—and we have the Affordable Care Act to thank.


In the News: Food safety rule threatens cows’ ‘happy hour’

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration proposed a new regulation that could makes cows very unhappy.


In the News: U.S. taxpayers to spend $400,000 for a camel sculpture in Pakistan

For the American embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, the State Department decided to splash out $400,000 on a camel statue.

Consumer Bans

In the News: Government regulations on small businesses out of control?

You won’t believe how ridiculous these government regulations on small businesses are.

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In the News: Eminent domain fails again

What if the government seized your home so a millionaire could build an arena?


In the News: My business accepts Bitcoins

Now accepted by a growing number of brick-and-mortar businesses, Bitcoin has made it to Main Street.