Economic Freedom

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Why It's so Hard to Escape America's "Anti-Poverty" Programs

Economic FreedomPovertyTaxes and Spending


Between the regulation of business and penalties for rising income, anti-poverty policies in America make it so that many workers have no clear path to escape poverty.

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How Chile's Protesters Get Inequality and Poverty Wrong

Economic FreedomGlobal Economy


Allowing the market to operate with minimal government intervention has helped Chile become one of the freest and wealthiest countries in South America, especially when compared to its direct neighbors.

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3 Reasons Why More Secession Means More Freedom

Decentralization and SecessionEconomic FreedomGlobal Economy


Antisecessionists insist that radical decentralization means more "nationalism" and protectionism. In practice, the exact opposite is more likely.

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Brazilian States’ Economic Freedom Index: Applying Fraser’s Methodology for 2003–2016 Data

Economic FreedomTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/22/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of North America report provides the method of evaluating the economic freedom of Brazilian states. Results suggest that Brazilian states' freedom scores have been declining.
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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

CapitalismEconomic FreedomProgressivismOther Schools of Thought

01/21/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Randall Holcombe's has written an impressive new book on political capitalism (or "crony capitalism") and contributes a discussion on political and economic elites.
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Cliff Maloney

Cliff Maloney


Cliff Maloney is the President of Young American for Liberty.

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The Case for Political Activism

Cliff Maloney presents at the Mises Institute's seminar at Loyola University New Orleans.

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