Congratulations to the graduates of Think Tank 101 Online. For their final project, they had to create a video introducing their organization. Click on each name to watch their video. Admir Cavalic, Association Multi, Bosnia Herzegovina Aigerim Kassymova, IDEAS, Kazakhstan Alywn Swanepoel, Augustine Institute for Africa, South Africa *Ana Maria Fossati, Uruguay Ana Yerro, Institución [...]
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While the United States still goes through a frail and feeble economic recovery and the Euro faces severe problems of its own, monetary policy ought to be one of the first items in the economic reform agenda. At a time when the Federal Reserve continues to engage in unprecedented discretionary behavior and the United States [...]
Tom Palmer was on the Stossel show promoting After the Welfare State. Watch the clip and order your copy here. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com
Atlas has renewed it’s popular grant program for student groups to assist chapters (and networks of chapters) of student organizations to improve their effectiveness. Other groups, such as think tanks, may also apply if they have substantial student-focused programming. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. To apply, complete this online survey. For more information, [...]
Ann Bernstein’s Acceptance Speech from the 2012 Fisher Memorial Award Dinner. Ann is the author of A Case for Business in Developing Economies.
In addition to its core work of discovering, training, and advising champions of freedom, along with its prize and grant programs, Atlas undertakes special projects each year to advance its vision of a society of free and responsible individuals. Atlas Leadership Academy For 30 years Atlas has worked to discover and support free market entrepreneurs [...]
2012 Fisher Award Winner: The Case for Business in Developing Economies, Ann Bernstein /Centre for Development and Enterprise, South Africa In her book, Bernstein argues that business is increasingly being called upon to demonstrate “what more” it does for society in a climate in which companies are frequently painted as social outlaws. This ill-founded attack [...]
Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty -The largest international prize program that celebrates think tank contributions to the understanding of freedom Exceptional think tanks from 10 countries have been recognized by the 2011 Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty for their accomplishments in advancing freedom. Representing five continents, the 16 recipients [...]
Web Release: March 23, 2011 Contact: Antonie Hodge 202.449.8442 Antonie.Hodge@AtlasNetwork.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation announced the winner of the 22nd Annual Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award. The MacDonald-Laurier Institute of Canada won for its 2010 publication The Canadian Century: Moving out of America’s Shadow, by Brian Lee Crowley, Jason [...]
When submitting a Letter of Inquiry to Atlas, you will need to designate the amount and intended use of requested funds. Below is a list of necessary information that should be included in your Letter of Inquiry. Please submit your Letter of Inquiry to Grants@AtlasNetwork.org within the Grant Submission Deadlines. Letter of Inquiry (no more [...]
OVERVIEW: Atlas-sponsored grants can support specific projects, or provide general operating support to organizations within the Atlas Network. Atlas is not endowed and accepts no government funding, so its capacity to give is restricted by its own fundraising success. Support is typically awarded in modest amounts of $3,000 to $5,000, and only on rare occasions [...]
In addition to its core work of discovering, training, and advising champions of freedom, along with its prize and grant programs, Atlas undertakes special projects each year to advance its vision of a society of free and responsible individuals. Celebrating 30 Years of Advancing Liberty In the three decades since Atlas was founded, the global [...]
Inspiring New Generations to Work for Liberty April 27 – 28, 2011 in Dallas, Texas, USA #TAE11 @AtlasNetwork Register for The Atlas Experience at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas! You’ll receive a healthy dose of ideas and inspiration at this unique event, which attracts Freedom Champions from around the country and around the globe. The [...]
The 2010 Think Tank 101 program was held November 6-8 at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. Nineteen participants from North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East came together to re-charge their batteries and re-visit the ideas of liberty that motivate their incredible work. After a welcome dinner, the participants took [...]
A subset of Advisory Council members participate as independent judges who help select the winners for the various Templeton Freedom Award categories. David All, President – David All Group Jay Ambrose, Contributing Columnist – Independence Institute; Columnist – Examiner Nigel Ashford, Senior Program Officer – Institute for Humane Studies Howard Baetjer, Professor of Economics – Towson [...]
–The largest international prize program that celebrates think tank contributions to the understanding of freedom On November 9, 2009 Atlas Economic Research Foundation announced the winners of the 2009 Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty, the largest international awards program for think tanks. The sixteen organizations recognized within the 2009 program represent four [...]
by Leonard P. Liggio The current economic crisis in Ireland has a political dimension. Since 1987 the Irish government has been formed by the Fianna Fail (Soldiers of Destiny) party as has been the case for most of the years since Irish independence. It is a populist party not too concerned about fiscal limits and [...]
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Since 1990, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation has honored its founder, the late Sir Antony Fisher, with an annual awards program in his name. The Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Awards recognize think tanks that produce outstanding publications that enhance the public understanding of a free society. This year, Atlas celebrates the 21th annual Fisher [...]
PowerPoint Presentations Tom Mullikin Myron Ebell Daniel Simmons Todd Wynn Tom Tanton Reference Materials Economic and Energy Impacts from a National Low Carbon Fuel Standard Low Carbon Fuel Standard “Crude Shuffle” Greenhouse Gas Impacts Analysis Cost of AB 32 on California Small Businesses A Federal Renewable Electricity Requirement: What’s Not to Like?
< back to Teach Freedom Initiative Since 2006, Atlas has sponsored major conferences on the role of academic centers in inculcating in the young a better appreciation of liberty. They have provided a forum for professors and administrators of academic centers to engage in discussions about the challenges and problems facing university think tanks in [...]
< back to Teach Freedom Initiative Atlas’s Teach Freedom Initiative continues to expand its efforts in discovering scholars who understand the role and importance of setting up academic centers as alternative channels to educating the young in the principles of liberty and the market. Exposed to leftist ideas most of their college lives, students these days [...]
The purpose of Atlas’s Teach Freedom Initiative is to identify and assist Intellectual Entrepreneurs within universities who wish to create and develop academic centers that are dedicated to promoting the principles of free market enterprise, constitutionalism, and enlightened citizenship. Atlas’s traditional focus on independent think tanks, outside of academia, has been a consequence of the [...]