STRENGTHENING THE WORLDWIDE FREEDOM MOVEMENT

Atlas Network is a nonprofit organization connecting a global network of
more than 400 free-market organizations in over 80 countries to the
ideas and resources needed to advance the cause of liberty.

RECENT

THE FUTURE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IS IN OUR OWN HANDS

During the session "Human rights, a classical liberal agenda" at the 2014 Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner session, Aaron Rhodes (Freedom Rights Project, Germany), Jacob Mchangama (CEPOS, Denmark), Hanna Song (Liberty in North Korea, United States) and Alex Gladstein, moderator (Human Rights Foundation, United States) presented...

READ MORE

IT TAKES A TEAM TO WORK A PLAN

As Margaret Thatcher said in a 1980 speech, “Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.” Planning and executing Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner is a lot of work, and it takes the whole team at Atlas Network.

READ MORE

SHOULDN’T AMERICA BE THE ONE TO LINK ITS CURRENCY TO GOLD?

During a special session following the 2014 Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner, Dr. Judy Shelton and Seth Lipsky, founder and editor of the New York Sun, presented a session on Sound Money. Below are Dr. Shelton's full comments. She is an Atlas Network senior fellow and the co-director of Atlas Network's Sound Money Project. The ses...

READ MORE

ILLINOIS POLICY’S “COFFEE RUN” WINS LIGHTS, CAMERA, LIBERTY! FILM FEST

The Illinois Policy Institute won this year’s Lights, Camera, Liberty! Film Festival for its video “Coffee run: Chicago forces out entrepreneurs”, directed by Charles Fritschner. “Coffee run” demonstrates the relationship between regulations and entrepreneurial activity putting a human face to interstate business relocation.

READ MORE

THE JOHN BLUNDELL READER

Atlas Network is pleased to share the John Blundell Reader, consisting of 13 of John Blundell’s most enjoyable published pieces. These brief articles contain sublime examples of John’s philosophy (“The Miracle of Privatization”), teachings (“Wisdom Not Taught In College”), and wit (“The ‘Two Juicers’ Letter”).

READ MORE

A FEW OF JOHN BLUNDELL’S GREATEST HITS

During Atlas Network’s 2014 Liberty Forum, we distributed a newly revised version of John Blundell’s “Fundraising for the Free Society” primer as part of our RoadMaps series on think tank management topics; as well as a John Blundell Reader with 12 pieces by John that share his insights and give a sense of his wide-ranging inter...

READ MORE

EACH GENERATION HAS ITS OWN BERLIN WALL

During the 2014 Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner, the emphasis was on the topic of addressing those barriers to freedom that still exist, or today's Berlin Walls. During the closing gala ceremonies of Freedom Dinner, Garry Kasparov, Atlas Network's 2014 Templeton Leadership Fellow, gave the featured presentation.

READ MORE

COMMEMORATING 25 YEARS SINCE THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL

The Berlin Wall was a physical and symbolic representation of the barriers between the free world and authoritarian control. When it came down 25 years ago, millions of people suddenly had the freedom to live their lives as they wanted to. Here you’ll find various articles and videos that commemorate the 25 years since the fall...

READ MORE

“JOHN, THIS IS MONIKA…I’M OVER THE WALL”

During a special Atlas Network event held in San Francisco, 2014, John Fund shared his personal experiences while in East Berlin before the fall of the Berlin Wall. He reflects on the people he met while there, and also commemorates 25 years since the fall of the Wall.

READ MORE

ENGAGE WITH & FOLLOW LIBERTY FORUM & FREEDOM DINNER ON SOCIAL MEDIA

At this year’s Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner, more than 70 speakers from 25 countries will share how they are tearing down the Berlin Walls that represent barriers to freedom where they live and work. More than 500 people will come together in New York City on November 12-13, 2014 for the international freedom event of the ye...

READ MORE

SEIZING THE MORAL HIGH GROUND

Policy victories are won when campaigns claim the moral high ground and put the enemies of freedom on the defensive. During a Liberty Forum session called “Seizing the Moral High Ground,” hear how a progressive tax was defeated in deep blue Illinois; how the poverty alleviation debate has been reframed; how free market defenders...

READ MORE

JOHN TIERNEY: HOW TO EXERCISE YOUR WILLPOWER MUSCLE

Atlas Network is excited to welcome John Tierney to speak at this year’s Liberty Forum. Tierney writes a regular science column, “Findings” in the New York Times and published a book in 2011 called Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength. His book is about the psychology of self-control, the quintessential human vir...

READ MORE

SOUND MONEY BREAKFAST FEATURING JUDY SHELTON AND SETH LIPSKY

Atlas Network and the Foundation for Economic Education will host a breakfast discussion on sound money with Dr. Judy Shelton and Seth Lipsky. Atlas Network launched The Sound Money Project in 2009, which advocates for refining and promoting sound money principles with relevance to the world’s current challenges through experts,...

READ MORE

KASPAROV SAYS FIGHT FOR FREEDOM IS NOBLE AND WORTHWHILE

Garry Kasparov first gained international fame as the youngest world chess champion in history in 1985 at the age of 22. After retiring from professional chess in 2005, he rapidly became a vital part of the Russian pro-democracy movement against the repressive regime of Vladimir Putin. He formed the United Civil Front, of which...

READ MORE

NORTH KOREA’S BLACK MARKET GENERATION

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 – thank...

READ MORE

ATLASNETWORK WORLD10 NEWSLETTER

The Atlas Network newsletter features the top 10 happenings
around the world in the global freedom movement showcasing
the work of Atlas Network partners.