Jeffrey A. Tucker

Jeffrey Tucker is a distinguished fellow at FEE, CLO of the startup Liberty.me, editor at Laissez Faire Books, and author of five books. He speaks FEE summer seminars and other events.  

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The Amazing Persistence of the Movie Theater

A brand new multiplex defies technology and trend lines

AUGUST 20, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Just when you thought the multiplex was dead, another one is built. They are a monument to the market's power to defy prediction and forecast.

Anything Peaceful

A New Dawn for Liberty

AUGUST 05, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Technology is spreading freedom through entrepreneurship and the private sector, through enterprise, technology, and commercial life.

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Life Without the McDouble

McDonald’s is just one example of how enterprise makes our lives less nasty, brutish, and short

AUGUST 05, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

From the sesame seeds to the tomato, a McDonald's hamburger is the end result of thousands of years of market coordination.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Hazlitt’s Way to Will Power

JUNE 10, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

An underappreciated part of Henry Hazlitt's literary legacy maps out the path to individual happiness--and the ingredients of freedom for a nation.

The Pursuit of Happiness

The Austrian Influences on Bitcoin

There is a bit of Menger, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard, and Kirzner in every Satoshi

MARCH 25, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Bitcoin seems fantastic, but it has made real what, for more than a century, Austrian economists described in theory. Here's a primer.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Wages Are Like Love

The circumstances of time and place are no different for employers and employees

MARCH 19, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Our central planners tell us all what we should earn and what we should pay. In the end, these are intimate details of life that are unique to our lives, time, and place.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Against Libertarian Brutalism

Will libertarianism be brutalist or humanitarian? Everyone needs to decide.

MARCH 12, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

As libertarianism gains traction, two strands are competing for mindshare: One asserts individualism come what may; the other celebrates the humane qualities of true liberalism.

Anything Peaceful

Bitcoin Comes to Wall Street

FEBRUARY 25, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The bitcoin technology is the future of money and payment systems. But getting from here to there requires a messy process of adoption in real time. The demise of Mt. Gox is no exception, but it's also not a reason to bail on the idea.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Police Work Has Become a Racket

JANUARY 29, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The cops have revenue to generate. Protecting your rights is your (expensive) problem.

The Pursuit of Happiness

The Feminism of Ludwig von Mises

The great economist fought for women’s rights before it was cool

JANUARY 07, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER, CATHY REISENWITZ

Ludwig von Mises was a feminist when even the most revolutionary cultural center of his day denied women their full suite of rights. His act of intellectual entrepreneurship should remain an inspiration today.

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July/August 2014

The United States' corporate tax burden is the highest in the world, but innovators will always find a way to duck away from Uncle Sam's reach. Doug Bandow explains how those with the means are renouncing their citizenship in increasing numbers, while J. Dayne Girard describes the innovative use of freeports to shield wealth from the myriad taxes and duties imposed on it as it moves around the world. Of course the politicians brand all of these people unpatriotic, hoping you won't think too hard about the difference between the usual crony-capitalist suspects and the global creative elite that have done so much to improve our lives. In a special tech section, Joseph Diedrich, Thomas Bogle, and Matthew McCaffrey look at various ways these innovators add value to our lives--even in ways they probably never expected.
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