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COMMON SENSE ECONOMICS TRANSLATED INTO NEPALI

September 21, 2018

In Nepal, translations of authoritarian, socialist works by Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Mao Zedong, and others are widely available, but books that promote liberty and free markets are virtually non-existent. The Nepal Prosperity Institute (NPI) is working to fix this by translating pro-market books into the local Nepali language — starting with James Gwartney’s Common Sense Economics. Translating Common Sense Economics into Nepali means that arguments for lower taxes, less government regulations, and freer trade will be more accessible to the average Nepali citizen. The ideas expressed in Common Sense Economics offer a needed alternative to the prevailing dogma around centralization in Nepal.

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CARDINAL INSTITUTE IN WEST VIRGINIA EXPLAINS HOW TO ACTUALLY HELP WV FAMILIES

September 20, 2018

The Cardinal Institute for West Virginia Policy was recently featured by the Exponent Telegram, a prominent West Virginia paper, in an article responding to a new report proposed by the liberal think tank West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy (WVCBP). The WVCBP report claims that the best way to increase employment, wages, and quality of life for West Virginia families is by implementing substantial regulations.

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THE STORY OF SWEDEN IS ABOUT MARKETS, NOT SOCIALISM

September 17, 2018

For years, Free to Choose Network has brought the importance of individual, economic, and political freedom to a mainstream audience through film. The renowned Swedish economist Johan Norberg's most recent film is Sweden: Lessons for America: A Personal Exploration by Johan Norberg, which debuted on public television a few weeks ago and takes viewers on a journey through Sweden’s economic past and present; learning how freedom of the press, a free market, innovation, and reduced taxation helped repair the nation one step at a time.

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FIRST VIDEO IN EGYPTIAN ‘FREE MARKET SERIES’ FEATURES ATLAS NETWORK’S TOM PALMER

September 13, 2018

The Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies (ECPPS) has released the first in a series of engaging videos designed to inform and persuade Egyptian citizens and viewers from all over the world about the power of free markets. The video displays beautiful cinematography and explains the practical and moral value of market-based economies built on private property.

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NEW BOOK BY FIRE PRESIDENT TAKES ON 'CATASTROPHIZING' AND 'CODDLING' OF AMERICAN MINDS

September 12, 2018

In the past few years, the atmosphere of college campuses in the U.S. has become increasingly hostile to free speech. A recent Gallup poll found that 61% of college students in the U.S. feel that the climate on their campus prevents people from speaking freely. Speakers are shouted down, threatened, and attacked on campuses across the country. Students and professors tread carefully as countless claims of “microaggression” gag even well-meaning people from speaking their mind. Despite efforts to protect students from being offended, rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide continue to rise.

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