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Jeffrey A. Tucker Director of Digital Development
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Jeffrey Tucker is Director of Digital Development for the Foundation for Economic Education. He is also Chief Liberty Officer and founder of Liberty.me, the global liberty community with advanced social and publishing features, executive editor of Laissez-Faire Books, research fellow at the Acton Institute, policy adviser of the Heartland Institute, founder of the CryptoCurrency Conference, member of the editorial board of the Molinari Review, an advisor to the blockchain application builder Factom, and author of five books. He has written 150 introductions to books and many thousands of articles appearing in the scholarly and popular press. His new book is Bit by Bit: How P2P Is Freeing the World.

He created the first commercial service of online book distribution that published entirely in the commons (The Laissez Faire Club) and he was an early innovator in online distribution of literature during his tenure as builder and editor of Mises.org from 1996 until 2011. He created the first live classroom in the liberty-oriented ideological space and assembled the official bibliography of famed economic writer Henry Hazlitt, a project that included more than 10,000 entries. Early in his career, following his degree in economics and journalism, he served as research assistant to Ron Paul at his private foundation.

Jeffrey Tucker has been a two-time featured guest on John Stossel’s show, interviewed on Glenn Beck’s television show, appeared frequently on Huffington Post Live and Russia Today, been the two-time Master of Ceremonies at Libertopia, been featured at FreedomFest, the featured speaker at Liberty Forum three years, keynoted the Young Americans for Liberty national convention, has spoken at many dozens of colleges and universities in the U.S. and around the world including Harvard University and Boston University, has been quoted in the New York Times andWashington Post, and is in constant demand as a headline speaker at libertarian, technology, and monetary conferences around the world.

 

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Anthem and the Meaning of the Light Bulb Ban

Humanity hangs the light bulb
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If there is something that we like, that makes our lives lovely -- something as simple as a light bulb -- you can bet it is being targeted for destruction.

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Microcultures of Consumerism: The Blenders

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The flourishing blender market is a microcosm of the diversity and complexity of the extended social order.

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Hillary Clinton and the Freedom of the Ancients

Individual liberty, not political power, is the path to a better life
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Getting someone who shares your identity into power will do nothing to improve your life.

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Everything we know about government suggests that the presidency is not the way to enhance liberty.

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Will President Rand Be Good for Liberty?

History and politics are impossible to predict
APRIL 08, 2015

Everything we know about government suggests that the presidency is not the way to enhance liberty.

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The cause of liberty is worth our lifelong efforts.

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A valueless thing was given value
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Economic planning fails because it doesn't understand (or respect) the process that produced a rock in a box.

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The Pet Rock: Value and the Birth of Modernity

A valueless thing was given value
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Economic planning fails because it doesn't understand (or respect) the process that produced a rock in a box.

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How We Destroyed Indoor Plumbing

Bureaucrats are in your showers, sinks, and toilets
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Indoor plumbing is an invention thousands of years old. It took American regulators in the late 20th century to destroy it.

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How We Destroyed Indoor Plumbing

Bureaucrats are in your showers, sinks, and toilets
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Indoor plumbing is an invention thousands of years old. It took American regulators in the late 20th century to destroy it.

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The government tried to destroy Microsoft for giving away a browser
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In the '90s, Microsoft "unfairly" gave away Internet Explorer for free. It spent a decade in court and learned its lesson.

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What a common cold teaches us about economics and life
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Everyone else was raving about the chowder. I could only experience it vicariously.

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Why do we settle for such an unnatural, inorganic plan?
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We have grown accustomed to a series of episodic upheavals that are a consequence of a centrally planned education system.

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A champion of free markets and journalistic integrity passes
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M. Stanton Evans was a man of principle who made a mighty contribution to telling the truth as he saw it. I, like countless others, will always feel gratitude toward him as a mentor, friend, and model of professional integrity.

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The Digitization of Leonard Read

The collected works of FEE's founder are now online
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Leonard Read trusted freedom, which is another way of saying that he trusted people.

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“Libertarian was their counter-culture; it contained multitudes”
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The new libertarianism is neither left nor right but its own thing: a maturation of the classical-liberal conviction that society can be built without dependency on the state.

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There really was a white male scheme to exterminate African Americans
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The minimum wage has a dark, racist history. And the great irony is that its malicious intent is unwittingly being realized today.

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It’s time to call off the child care regulators
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It's no mystery why day care is expensive and hard to come by. Regulatory barriers to industry have created cartels and shortages. It's time to deregulate.

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There are no masters at the top who know what’s best for everyone
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Are we really being asked to believe that the American people as a whole have a spirit, and that the president is somehow magically ordained to know its height?

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