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 12, 2018

Trade Is the Best Holiday Gift

When you think of the holidays, what do you picture? Do you think of the lights on your tree, the decorations on your home, the smorgasbord of food on your table, the…

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Dec 12, 2018

Freedom Partners Criticizes Vote to Undermine Free Speech

Arlington, VA ­–  Today, the Senate by a vote of 50-49 passed S.J. Res. 64, which will likely be dismissed by the House of Representatives. The resolution would effectively nullify recent…

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Dec 11, 2018

AFP and Freedom Partners Commend Leader McConnell for Taking Up the First Step Act

Arlington, VA – In response to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement that he’ll bring the First Step Act to the Senate floor for a vote in the coming days, Americans…

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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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