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Erie, PA
Editor of Ideas Matter and Exec. Editor at Free To Choose Network
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At the recent FTCN annual Board meeting in Chicago, IL, we honored three >teachers with the David & Annette Jorgensen Award of Excellence. Pictured here with Bob Chitester (far left) and Dave Jorgensen (far right), from left to right, are Connie Walsh-Toler, Karlee Dodson, and Love Merryman. The teachers participated... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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“…a major source of objection to a free economy is…it gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.” – Milton Freidman, Capitalism & Freedom, p.15 Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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Host and scholar Johan Norberg in Morocco during the recent filming for our upcoming program on energy, Power to the People. Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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Nobel prize-winning economist, scholar, author, and professor Gary S. Becker passed away on May 3, 2014 at the age of 83. He and his unique way of looking at economics will be missed. To hear Gary's thoughts on a range of topics, you can access discussions with him at www.Freetochoose.tv... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring is a one-hour documentary examining recent events in the Middle East through the prism of economics and property rights, a perspective not often considered in traditional media outlets. Beginning with a dramatic act by a young street vendor in Tunisia, we watch as governments... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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Dear Friend of Free To Choose Network: The latest release from Free To Choose Network is coming to your area! Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring is a one-hour documentary examining recent events in the Middle East through the prism of economics and property rights, a perspective not often considered... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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The Arab Spring actually started with the act of a street vendor much like this man. All across the state of South Carolina, at 6 am ET Saturday 3/22/14, our enlightening, emotional broadcast about the roots of the Arab Spring, Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring, will broadcast. Tune in,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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This woman is one of the Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring – a businesswoman who's interested in making a living for her family. You can watch our broadcast documentary, Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring as follows: Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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Here is a portrait of Tariq Mohamed Bouazizi. You can watch Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring, click here on the following channels. Anchorage, AK 12:00AM AK on channel KAKM Bethel, AK 12:00AM AK on channel KYUK Juneau, AK 12:00AM on channel KTOO Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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Providence, RI - You can watch our film, Economic Freedom in Action, on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 10:00 pm ET. WSBE Ch. 36.1/36.2. Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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This is the memorial for Tariq Mohamed Bouazizi, whose run-in with local government in Tunisia became the catalyst for the Arab Spring. If you're in West Palm Beach, FL, you can watch our film, Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 8:00 pm ET on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, MI - tonight at 11 pm, our film Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring will broadcast in your cities! Grand Rapids WGVU Ch. 35 11 pm Kazoo WGVK Ch. 52 11 pm Our film crew on location. Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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This week, Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring will be broadcast in the following markets/channels: MI University Center WDCQ Ch 19.2 19.2 Tues 2/4/2014 10:00 PM ET CO Broomfield KBDI Ch 12 12.1 Wed 2/5/2014 8:00 PM MT AZ Tucson KUAT Ch 6.1/HD UA Wed 2/5/2014 2:00 PM MT CA... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
South Carolina residents, Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives will be playing at 5 pm ET on Sunday, 1/5/14. Rock Hill WNSC Ch. 30 Greenville WNTV Ch. 29 Greenwood WNEH Ch. 38 Spartansburg WRET Ch. 49 Columbia WRLK Ch. 35 Sumter WRJA Ch. 27 Beaufort WJWJ Ch. 16 Charleston WITV... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
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Kick-off your New Year with not one, but TWO broadcasts from Free To Choose Network! Airdates for Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives are at their peak all across the country. This one-hour documentary takes a look at four nations (Slovakia, Zambia, South Korea, and Chile), and the transformation each... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at Free To Choose Blog
Poet Charles Bukowski reads a humorous poem, "Law," on the dangerous nature of democracy. Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at Free To Choose Blog
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For a complete list of all currently scheduled broadcasts, visit the film's website and view the carriage reports. Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Free To Choose Blog
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Holiday Sale! Now through Dec. 20th, get 50% off all products (except t-shirts and mugs) in the FTCN store! Use the promo code Holiday50 at checkout. Give the gift of knowledge this holiday season. Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Free To Choose Blog
What is the difference between "to choose" and "to decide?" Does the difference have implications on the nature of freedom? For this and more, read this neat analysis on the fundamental component of liberty: Choice. Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Free To Choose Blog
The internet is abuzz after Amazon unveiled their latest idea: the delivery of goods to your doorstep within thirty minutes via drone. Yes, the infamous drone will finally be put to constructive use. Here's the video, if you haven't already seen it: The technology is incredible, and their goal is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Free To Choose Blog
Johan Norberg, the host of our "Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives," speaks to the sincere improvements around the world due to increased economic liberties. Changing Lives is airing now, go here for National Review's review of the documentary broadcast. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Free To Choose Blog
by DON BOUDREUAX Here’s a letter that I sent a few days ago to the New York Times: You report that “Climate change will pose sharp risks to the world’s food supply in coming decades” (“Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies,” Nov. 2) – with the premise that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Free To Choose Blog
by MAX BORDERS It is always a good time to privatize Social Security. In the long run, it is better for people to save for retirement, via portfolios of stocks and bonds, than to be dependent in old age on government handouts. The long-run case for Social Security privatization has... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Free To Choose Blog