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Atlas Network is a nonprofit organization connecting a global network of
more than 475 free-market organizations in over 90 countries to the
ideas and resources needed to advance the cause of liberty.

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Since its founding and according to its bylaws, Atlas Network has relied solely on
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SELFIE JOURNALISM SPREADS ACROSS SERBIA

In May 2018, the Center for Anti-Authoritarian Studies (CAAS) in Serbia was pronounced the winner of this year’s Think Tank Shark Tank competition in Copenhagen; now, a few months later, they are seeing the payoff. The Selfie Citizen Journalism Project, for which CAAS won the competition, aims to create an “academy” of citizen j...

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TOP TEN MOMENTS FROM #LFFD18

This year's Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner brought together over 700 people from 56 countries to celebrate the victories toward freedom made in the past year. Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner 2018, #LFFD18, presented by Atlas Network brings together friends of the freedom movement from around the world to discuss challenges and to...

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EGYPTIAN CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES WINS 2018 TEMPLETON FREEDOM AWARD

The Cairo-based Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies (ECPPS) has been selected as this year’s winner of Atlas Network’s prestigious $100,000 Templeton Freedom Award for its “Better Budget for a Better Egypt” initiative, which helped bring about the country’s 25-point jump in the Open Budget Survey, fostered greater civic en...

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PETAR ČEKEREVAC WINS 2018 THINK TANK SHARK TANK COMPETITION

Atlas Network congratulates Petar Čekerevac of the Libertarian Club Libek for winning the 2018 Think Tank Shark Tank competition during Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner, where three think tank leaders pitch exciting new projects to a panel of judges in an effort to win $25,000 in seed-funding. The 2018 Think Tank Shark Tank comp...

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GLOBAL POLICY PERSPECTIVES SERIES: MA JUNJIE

Atlas Network’s Global Policy Perspectives event series brings think tank leaders from around the world to deliver unique talks about their countries, the place of civil society within them, and what timely and important topics are affecting each. On October 25, Atlas Network hosted Ma Junjie of Unirule Institute of Economics, w...

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CENTRE FOR CIVIL SOCIETY LAUNCHES INDIAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY

In conjunction with former-policy makers, industry-leaders, philanthropists, and prominent academics, the New Delhi-based Centre for Civil Society (CCS) launched its most ambitious project yet on October 23: The Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP). The Indian School of Public Policy will offer a year-long, Masters-equivalent p...

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THE JOY OF FREEDOM

It is a joy to take part in a festival of liberty, a truly liberal event. “Festival” is really the right word, because liberty is truly something to be celebrated, its realization a cause for joy and an occasion for happiness. And the occasion for happiness is not merely our own freedom, but the freedom of other people as well....

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SEEKING A SMARTER AND SAFER MEXICO CITY

México Evalúa is finding smart, innovative ways to patch the holes in Mexico’s efforts to curb high murder rates in Mexico City. One example: by strategically focusing police efforts on statistical “hot spots,” instead of spreading out officers on every corner, México Evalúa believes that violence can be reduced.

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PRO-MARKETS OR PRO-BUSINESS?

The question “should businessmen/women be pro-market or pro-business?” seems silly at best and confusing at worst. Yet, it is at the heart of a crucial public debate concerning the prospects of free markets and an open society—particularly in Latin American countries, where political authoritarianism and the myth of economic cen...

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VENEZUELA’S CONTINUING NIGHTMARE

The headlines paint a grim picture of Venezuela. Rule of law is virtually absent; private businesses are routinely seized; hyperinflation cripples everyday commerce; and so many people are fleeing the country that it has created Latin America’s largest exodus ever. But there are a pair of Atlas Network partners still standing fo...

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REASONTV AND GLORIA ÁLVAREZ EXPLORE ‘HOW SOCIALISM FAILS EVERY TIME’

Former news anchor John Stossel has partnered with ReasonTV (a project of Atlas Network partner Reason Foundation) and renowned Guatemalan libertarian radio host and author Gloria Álvarez to create a new video explaining democratic socialism and separating truth from fiction. With clever graphics, well-placed interviews, and hig...

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VICTORY DEFENDING TERM LIMITS IN SANTA FE, ARGENTINA

Constitutions that hold governments accountable to their people are vital to the defense of liberty in society. The constitution of the Argentinian province of Sante Fe maintains this accountability through rigid term limits. These are fundamental to the rule of law in Santa Fe because they serve as a stallwork against the centr...

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DO YOU KNOW WHY YOUR WORK MATTERS?

Why does your work matter? That is the question that 29 professionals sought to answer through the day long training: Three-Stack Approach to Marketing and Messaging Policy Research. This training was part of a pre-session held before the State Policy Network’s annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah from Oct. 8-12. During this t...

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ISRAELI FREEDOM MOVEMENT PROJECT RECOGNIZED AT G10 SUMMIT

As a result of her leadership in the Freedom Index Project — a tool developed by the Israeli Freedom Movement (IFM) — Knesset (Israeli legislature) Member Sharren Haskel addressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders during the last week of September at the 2018 Group of 10 (G10) conference in Berlin. MK Haske...

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SPREADING LIBERTY ONE BEER AT A TIME

Free the People is using movies and beer communicate the ideas of freedom. The new film, "Beer Is Freedom: When Hops Cross Borders" tells the journey of how two brewers across the globe worked together in order to create a joint microbrew called Flying Dogma.

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UPCOMING ATLAS NETWORK EVENTS

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Lights, Camera, Liberty

Thursday-Sunday, March 21 - 24

The Lights, Camera, Liberty workshop is a highly interactive storytelling, messaging, and video production workshop held in partnership with Taliesin Nexus.