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Libertas Institute Expands Impact Across the United States

Since Libertas Institute was founded by Connor Boyack in 2011, the organization has been pivotal in ushering through dozens of freedom-oriented reforms in its home state of Utah. Building on that policy success, the team recently started working with Atlas Network partners, other like-minded organizations, and individual law...


The Tax Foundation’s Integral Role in the COVID-19 Recovery

Almost immediately after former President Trump declared COVID-19 a national emergency in March 2020, the Tax Foundation, an Atlas Network partner, launched a website producing daily analysis of legislative proposals addressing the crisis in the United States. The COVID-19 Resource Center has quickly turned into the go-to source...


Classical liberalism and democracies | Nils Karlson

Nils Karlson, founding president and CEO of the Ratio Institute in Sweden discusses the need for classical liberal reform in most developed democracies and welfare states while tying in his new book Statecraft and Liberal Reform in Advanced Democracies.


A New Pathway to Preserving Property Rights in Sénégal

Sénégal is one of the most endowed countries in West Africa in terms of natural resources. However, according to the World Food Programme, 39 percent of its 15.4 million population lives below the poverty line, and “75 percent of families suffer from chronic poverty.” This unconvincing economic reality is compounded by an abysma...


How to escape global cynicism | Dr. Marian Tupy

From increased life expectancy to better food trends, data proves that human flourishing is increasing worldwide. Listen to Dr. Marian Tupy, editor of Human Progress .org , a senior fellow at the Cato Institute's Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, co-author of The Simon Project, and co-author of Ten Global Trends Every Sm...


Bringing prosperity back to Greece—with Alexander Skouras

National lockdowns and protectionist policies in Greece have stripped millions of their civil liberties and forced many back into poverty. Alex Skouras, President of KEFiM in Greece, tells of KEFiM's "Greece 2021—Agenda for Freedom and Prosperity", the most ambitious initiative of KEFiM to date which is focused around helping th...


A new educational framework for Greek private schools

KEFiM, an Atlas Network partner, helped pass a landmark bill that drastically increases the autonomy of private schools in Greece. The bill included many of the recommendations in KEFiM’s Greece 2021 Agenda, including increased academic freedom, the ability to offer unique and innovative services, and the ability for schools to...


The Cost of Protectionism on Farmers in India

India’s state and central government’s COVID-19 relief efforts have provided farmers with funds to maintain stable livelihoods during the current health and financial crisis. However, India’s Centre for Civil Society (CCS) argues that India’s policy approach towards the COVID-19 crisis, while well-intended, has been proven to co...


Imported American cars will now be cheaper in Ukraine

American cars will be cheaper in Ukraine thanks in part to the work of the Center for Social and Economic Research Ukraine (CASE). CASE, an Atlas Network partner, published a research report in response to a new tax proposal that was to be levied on American imported cars. The report countered the “support for domestic producers...


Colorado side-steps the public option

State legislators in Colorado have been crafting House Bill 1349 for several years. It was designed to create a state-based public healthcare option for Coloradans, similar to that of New York. Thanks in part to the Common Sense Institute (CSI), an Atlas Network partner, the bill was defeated.


The Role and Future of Women in the liberty movement—Part 2

Casey Pifer, Director of Institute Relations at Atlas Network, hosts part two of Atlas Network's two-part series on the role and future of women in the liberty movement. Casey is joined by three very inspirational women in the worldwide liberty movement including: Aneetha Warusavitarana: Research Manager for the Advocata Institu...


Can we escape the “dark days of freedom?”—Mark Littlewood

Mark Littlewood, Director General of the Institute for Economic Affairs discusses the role of national governments during COVID-19. Are we living in the "dark days of freedom", as Littlewood commented during his breakout session in #LFFD20? Tune in to hear how protectionist policies as a response to COVID-19 are stripping away i...


Let good Samaritans serve Arkansas

Policymakers in Arkansas have advanced a measure that would recognize medical licenses from out-of-state. The Arkansas Policy Foundation, an Atlas Network partner, highlighted the strain that COVID-19 has put on the medical sector in their state, leading to a shortage of supplies and services. Greg Kaza, executive director at th...