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Ownership Must Be Tempered by Sharing

LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 16 Progressives have a problem with ownership, especially when it’s yours. The very notion seems to conjure...

I Prefer Security to Freedom

LEONARD E. READ, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 12 Many people wander unwittingly into socialism, gulled by assumptions they have not tested. One popular...

Rich People Have an Obligation to Give Back

Clichés of Progressivism, Part 11 LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN For a society that has fed, clothed, housed, cared for, informed, entertained, and otherwise enriched more...

Human Rights Are More Important Than Property Rights

PAUL L. POIROT, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 9 It is not the right of property which is protected, but the right to property....

The Economy Needs More Planning–Central Planning, That Is

LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 8 Thanksgiving is just one day each year.  But because we have so much to be...

Because We’re Running Out of Resources, Government Must Manage Them

MAX BORDERS, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 2 Milton Friedman once said, “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,...

Human Rights are More Important than Property Rights

PAUL L. POIROT, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 9 It is not the right of property which is protected, but the right to property. Property,...

The Free Market Ignores the Poor – Clichés of Progressivism

LEONARD E. READ, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 7 Once an activity has been socialized for a spell, nearly everyone will concede that that’s the...

The More Complex the Society, the More Government Control We Need

LEONARD E. READ, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 4 Argued a college president at a recent seminar: “Your free market, private property, limited government theories...

Cliches of Progressivism #1

"Income Inequality Arises From Market Forces and Requires Government Intervention" MAX BORDERS, THE FREEMAN The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) is proud to partner with Young America’s Foundation...