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.


Nov 07, 2018

Freedom Partners: America Needs Bold Leadership from Policy Champions Following Election

Arlington, VA – Following Tuesday’s election, Freedom Partners congratulated its policy champions who prevailed and called for Americans to unite around shared values to solve the challenges facing the nation. Freedom Partners…

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Nov 02, 2018

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

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 250,000 jobs in October, beating expectations, and the U.S. unemployment rate stayed the same at a 49-year…

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Nov 02, 2018

We Need Fewer Tariffs, Not More Farm Aid

The avoidable costs of ill-conceived tariffs continue to mount. To help farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs levied on American dairy products in response to the Trump administration’s tariffs, Washington recently…

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Oct 31, 2018

Associated Press Catches Up with Trade Builds America Panelist Chris Scott

“We first saw the steel tariffs hit us in January and February. Last night we went back to our hotel room and we saw another round of tariffs hitting our shelf brackets…

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