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CLASSICAL LIBERALISM AND DEMOCRACIES | NILS KARLSON

February 23, 2021

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.

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GOVERNOR GIANFORTE EMBRACES THE FRONTIER INSTITUTE’S MONTANA RECOVERY AGENDA

February 17, 2021

When voters elected Greg Gianforte to the Montana governor’s mansion in November, they sent a clear message that they’ve had enough of the more taxes, regulations, and government control approach of the last several administrations. The first executive order issued by Governor Gianforte cited the Frontier Institute’s agenda as he ordered the creation of a task force to address the growing burden of red-tape and overregulation.

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REDUCING POVERTY IN AMERICA | MATT WARNER AND EVAN FEINBERG

February 9, 2021

Atlas Network's president Matt Warner sits down with Stand Together’s executive director, Evan Feinberg, to discuss the failures of the status quo, top-down remedies to poverty in the United States, and highlights the disconnect between philanthropy and poverty.

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LYD PRESENTS CONSTITUTIONAL PROPOSALS THAT ENCOURAGE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

February 5, 2021

Chile is facing one of its most important challenges since the return to democracy. A nationwide referendum in 2020 revealed a popular vote in favor of a wholesale institutional overhaul. So, a Constitutional Convention was summoned for April 2021, to agree, propose and draft an entirely new Charter for the country.

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A NEW PATHWAY TO PRESERVING PROPERTY RIGHTS IN SÉNÉGAL

February 3, 2021

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 abysmal property rights record, which ranked Sénégal 81 out of 131 countries on the Property Rights Alliance’s 2020 International Property Rights Index. But these economic challenges are tied to the array of policies that keeps many Sénégalese out of key economic circles like the prolific fishing industry.

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HOW TO ESCAPE GLOBAL CYNICISM | DR. MARIAN TUPY

February 3, 2021

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 Smart Person Should Know: And Many Others You Will Find Interesting share how his work helps readers tune out cynicism and view world events with a more optimistic outlook.

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