NORTH KOREA’S BLACK MARKET GENERATION

October 31, 2014

Yeonmi Park represents North Korea's "black market generation" who are escaping the totalitarian mindset fostered within the Kim family's long-running tyranny. Only 21 years old, Yeonmi is a rising star. She is inspiring audiences worldwide with her story of escape from North Korea and her embrace of the ideas of liberty – thanks to her work with Atlas Network partner Freedom Factory in Seoul.

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ATLAS NETWORK WELCOMES THINK TANK MBA TO WASHINGTON

October 31, 2014

October 31st marks the beginning of Think Tank MBA, the Leadership Academy’s flagship, 10-day program for free market think tank leaders and executives. Think Tank MBA welcomes 24 of the freedom movement’s top leaders from 18 different countries for a week of learning, exchanging ideas and forming new alliances.

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CRONYISM MATTERS. MEASURE IT.

October 30, 2014

In his most recent Forbes article, Atlas Network President Dr. Alex Chafuen writes that “The Economist” magazine and its Index of Cronyism should be a call for action and improvement.

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RANKING KNOWN STATE SUBSIDIES TO PRIVATE BUSINESSES

October 30, 2014

While corporate welfare, whether in the form of subsidies or bailouts, is more often associated with the federal government, state governments also regularly use generous, targeted subsidy packages to entice corporations to locate within their borders. The Mercatus Center at George Mason University use data from the Subsidy Tracker 2.0 dataset compiled by Good Jobs First, a government accountability and smart-growth advocacy group, to display the states (plus the District of Columbia) that disperse the highest amounts and numbers of subsidies, along with the top parent corporations that cumulatively benefit from these subsidies.

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NATIONAL REVIEW INSTITUTE HONORS LEGACY OF WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY JR.

October 30, 2014

Charles Krauthammer was honored for his leadership in political thought at the National Review Institute’s (NRI) inaugural William F. Buckley Jr. Prize Dinner in New York City. Krauthammer said in his acceptance speech, “"There are self evident truths. They don't always carry the day but they will if we make the case for them."

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BOLLYWOOD CELEBS SUPPORT THINK TANK’S FILM FEST

October 29, 2014

In India, informal workers make up 90% of the workforce. They are often forced out of the formal sector due to heavy licensing and regulation policies by the Indian government. Atlas Network partner Centre for Civil Society hosts an annual documentary festival called Jeevika to capture the livelihood challenges faced by the rural and urban poor in Asia.

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DISCUSSING FREEDOM AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN PERU

October 29, 2014

The Instituto Politico Para la Libertad (IPL) will be hosting its annual Universidad de la Libertad in Lima, Peru, November 20-23, 2014. This seventh edition of the event will focus on freedom and human rights, which have been increasingly violated by governments in South America.

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