The Annual Think Tank Shark Tank competition is back and better than ever! This year, four Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA) graduates will be selected to present in a live competition before an international audience and esteemed judges for the chance to win $25,000 for a project run by their think tank. Are you close to [...]
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By Brad Lips, CEO, April 8, 2013 The death of Margaret Thatcher prompts me to reflect on her remarkable policy achievements as Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990. She revitalized the British economy by selling off state-owned industries, taming lawless labor unions, slashing tax rates and reducing the welfare state. With Reagan and Pope John [...]
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Atlas honors the life and achievements of the great economist Dr. James M. Buchanan, who died January 9, 2013. We express our heartfelt condolences to family, friends and the broad community of scholars, students and other fans who have been enlightened by his work. Atlas’s Leonard Liggio reflects on the life of Dr. Buchanan. I [...]
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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
The welfare state is bankrupt. It’s not just the ballooning government debt. It’s the unfunded liabilities – trillions and trillions and trillions of dollars. It’s the crumbling currencies of governments intent on “stimulating” their way to collapse. It’s the erosion of moral capital – of personal responsibility, planning for the future, work, and savings. Now [...]
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Peter J. Boettke, Living Economics: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (Oakland, CA: The Independent Institute, and Francisco Marroquin University, 2012). Reviewed by Leonard P. Liggio It is rare to find a book on economics which is truly enjoyable. Peter Boettke’s Living Economics is such an economics book. One can understand, reading these chapters, why Peter Boettke [...]
Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty The largest international prize program that celebrates think tank contributions to the understanding of freedom Atlas is proud to present the 16 winners of the Templeton Freedom Awards. The winners come from 10 countries around the globe. They represent some of the best work from think tanks [...]
Design for Liberty: Private Property, Public Administration, and the Rule of Law (Harvard University Press, 2011) by Richard A. Epstein has been the subject of much discussion and deservedly so. Richard Epstein is probably the most brilliant legal mind in America. Like Robert Nozick and many other great minds, Richard Epstein grew up in Brooklyn. (A large [...]
Liberty Forum 2012 | Register Now! Hotel Information | Tickets and Sponsorship Information Speakers | Program Wednesday, October 3, 2012 11:15-12:15 Speed Networking 12:15-1:45 Templeton Freedom Awards Luncheon & Think Tank Shark Tank, sponsored by the Rising Tide Foundation. Atlas is proud to present the sixteen winners of our 2012 Templeton Freedom Awards – the [...]
Liberty Forum 2012 | Register Now! Hotel Information | Tickets and Sponsorship Information Speakers | Program Freedom Dinner Sponsorship Levels Level Cost Benefits Benefactor 100,000 2 VIP tables for 10 guests each, 10 tickets to Liberty Forum and Atlas Club Briefing, premium signage, and recognition from the podium Antony Fisher Circle 50,000 1 VIP table, [...]
Liberty Forum 2012 | Register Now! Hotel Information | Tickets and Sponsorship Information Speakers | Program The Intercontinental (near Times Square) Address: 300 West 44th Street • New York City, NY, 10036 • United States To receive the special discounted room rate of $360 at the Intercontinental Hotel, call 212.803.4500 and mention the Atlas Network. [...]
The 2012 Liberty Forum was a huge success! To see a slideshow of highlights, click here. For information on next year’s Liberty Forum, which will be hosted on November 13-14, 2013, please contact Stephanie.Giovanetti@AtlasNetwork.org. Liberty Forum 2012 | Register Now! Hotel Information | Tickets and Sponsorship Information Speakers | Program The world is not perfect. [...]
The Atlas staff and board join in honoring the life and work of Elinor Ostrom, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics. Atlas’s Fund for the Study of Spontaneous Orders recognized Ms. Ostrom, along with Vincent Ostrom, in June 2003 with its first Lifetime Achievement Award for their pioneering applications of methodological individualism to [...]
ALA Home | FAQ | Resources TTLT | Details | Apply Now! “The program helped me visualize the strategic planning of a project I was starting immediately after attending the training. Joe Lehman’s lecture helped me prioritize aspects of my project, as well as identify intermediate goals.” Tsvetelin Tsonevski, Foundation for Economic Education [...]
In Freedom Champions: Stories from the Front Lines in the War of Ideas, Atlas profiles 30 think tank leaders from around the world who share their inspirational and instructional stories about how they advanced liberty in their countries. From selections taken from the epilogue, Atlas CEO Brad Lips writes, I’m optimistic that the think tanks [...]
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ALA Home | FAQ | Resources TTLT | Apply Now! When: November 10-13, 2013 Where: Intercontinental New York Times Square, 300 West 44th St • New York, NY 10036 Application Deadline:Applications are now open Cost: Thanks to the generosity of Atlas donors, all registration and program costs associated with the Think Tank Leadership Training, Liberty [...]
ALA Home | FAQ | Resource Library Details | Alumni | Apply Now! November 10-13, 2013 NYC Applications are now open. Please contact Cindy.Cerquitella@AtlasNetwork.org with questions. The Atlas Think Tank Leadership Training Program serves as an introductory course on think tank management to individuals in the early stages of starting a think tank, as well [...]