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ALEX CHAFUEN REMEMBERS LEONARD LIGGIO ON FORBES

The free society lost a great champion on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 when Leonard P. Liggio passed away. I first met Leonard P. Liggio in 1980 at a Mont Pelerin Society (MPS) meeting held at the Hoover Institution. He was standing on the left side of the packed auditorium next to Murray Rothbard, another intellectual giant, much...

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FRIENDS OF LEONARD REMINISCE ON THE LIGGIO LEGACY

Leonard P. Liggio, Atlas Network’s long-time executive vice president, passed away on October 14, 2014. It’s been very touching to see the outpouring of affection following his death. We knew how beloved Leonard was within the freedom movement, but it remains nothing short of awe-inspiring to see so many tributes to his influenc...

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EUROPEAN THINK TANKS LAUNCH EPICENTER TO ADDRESS KEY EU ISSUES

Six European think tanks recently launched EPICENTER (the European Policy Information Center) in Brussels, Belgium. EPICENTER is a new project aimed at providing “decision-makers with research and insight on a number of key economic issues,” developing free-market solutions to some of the European Union’s (EU) most daunting chal...

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IN MEMORIAM: LEONARD LIGGIO

Leonard P. Liggio, Executive Vice President of Academics at Atlas Network, passed away October 14, 2014 at the age of 81. Leonard’s career advancing liberty spanned seven decades, during which time he served as the President of the Mont Pelerin Society, the Philadelphia Society, and the Institute for Humane Studies, where he lat...

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12TH RIGHT TO KNOW DAY AWARDS CEREMONY IN BULGARIA

The Access to Information Programme Foundation held the 12th annual Right to Know Day Awards Ceremony on September 28. The Golden Key Award for the most efficient use of the Access to Public Information Act by a journalist was presented to Ms. Svetla Vasileva from the Duma Daily. The Padlock anti-award was given to the Prosecuto...

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REPEAL 100 LAWS PROJECT

Enthused by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call during his election campaign for ‘Minimum Government & Maximum Governance’, three organizations in India launched an initiative to push for the repeal of one hundred burdensome and/or obsolete laws in India. At a speech in New York City’s Madison Square Garden, Modi said, “If every...

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UNDERSTANDING RECENT ELECTION RESULTS IN SWEDEN

Cato Institute senior fellow -- and 2013 keynote speaker at Atlas Network's Freedom Dinner -- Johan Norberg writes in the UK's Spectator about the recent elections in Sweden, which tossed prime minister Frederik Reinfeldt out of power. Describing Reinfeldt as a Swedish version of David Cameron, Norberg derives lessons for other...

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IMPROVED ECONOMIC LITERACY NEEDED IN AUSTRIA - TODAY’S BERLIN WALLS

The Austrian Economics Center (AEC) notices that one of the biggest barriers to freedom is a simple lack of economic literacy. This issue translates into many of the political and social problems in today’s society. Case in point: the widespread aversion for classical liberal public policies and the insistence that the state do...

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around the world in the global freedom movement showcasing
the work of Atlas Network partners.