Expanding Opportunity

Often, under the guise of helping people, politicians and bureaucrats have erected countless barriers that prevent people—especially the least fortunate—from pursuing and achieving their dreams.

The examples are almost endless. These include:

  • an education system that fails to prepare students for participation in the 21st century global economy
  • a criminal justice system that disproportionately affects the poor and minorities
  • poverty-inducing regulations that prevent people from starting businesses or getting good jobs, and
  • a broken tax code that impedes growth

These and other barriers often trap entire communities in generational poverty and dependency. Breaking down these barriers should be one of policymakers’ top priorities.


Dec 07, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – November 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 155,000 jobs in November, and the U.S. unemployment rate stayed the same at a 49-year low of…

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Dec 06, 2018

Our Health Care Will Improve With Two Key Ingredients: Competition and Choice

The Department of Health and Human Services released a report Dec. 3 about how the federal government and the states might promote health care competition — and what reforms it will pursue in…

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Dec 06, 2018

Tariff Tracker

Tariffs work only for a few politically connected industries at the expense of most consumers and businesses. Economists have been saying it for years; history has shown it over and over. Trade…

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Dec 02, 2018

Freedom Partners Praises G-20 Announcement to Suspend 2019 Tariff Increases

Arlington, Va. – Freedom Partners today welcomed news, according to Politico, that Presidents Trump and Xi agreed to abate further tariffs as they seek agreement to lower barriers to trade between the two…

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