Restoring Parental Responsibility for Education

This article was originally published by The Foundation for Economic Education, 30 South Broadway, Irvington-on-Hudson, NY 10533, in The Freeman, Vol. 46, No. 7, July 1996. by Marshall Fritz I would like all children to enjoy the benefits of schools chosen by their parents. If we learn a lesson from our own history it could be […]

Is There a Health Care Crisis?

 Lawrence W. Reed is the president of the Foundation for Economic Education. Reed previously served as the President of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy for over two decades. In this lecture from an American Idea Seminar held by the Free Enterprise Institute in 1993, Reed describes the failures and successes of the American health […]

A Biography of Lawrence Reed

On September 1, 2008, Lawrence W. (Larry) Reed assumed the presidency of the Foundation for Economic Education, headquartered in Irvington, New York. After serving as President of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy for its first two decades, Reed became president emeritus of the Center upon assuming his duties as president of FEE. Reed holds a B.A. degree in Economics […]

Resurgence of Classical Liberalism

Leonard Liggio is currently the Executive Vice President of Academics at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, a Distinguished Senior Scholar at the Institute for Humane Studies, and a Research Professor at George Mason University’s School of Law. In this video from a Libertarian International conference in Beitostølen, Norway in 1985, Liggio speaks about the reemergence […]

Mises and Austrian Economics : A Personal View

Introduction [U]nder the predominance of interventionist ideas, a political career is open only to men who identify themselves with the interests of a pressure group. . . . Service to the short-run interests of a pressure group is not conducive to the development of those qualities which make a great statesman. Statesmanship is invariably long-run policy; pressure groups do not […]