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Fascism

by Bryan Caplan

In this entry, Bryan Caplan outlines the history of fascist regimes and distinguishes what differentiates fascism from other totalitarian regime forms.

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Federalism

by John Samples

Federalism is the form of government that diffuses political authority. It is favored to protect against consolidation of power in a central authority.

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Free-Market Economy

by Donald J. Boudreaux

In free markets, voluntary interaction makes up the economy’s structure, allowing for little to no state regulation and thus mutually beneficial trade.

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Freedom

by Terry Price

While valued by many schools of thought, freedom can be understood in a variety of ways, such as the difference between positive and negative freedom.

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Freedom of Speech

by Alan Charles Kors

Freedom of speech is a pillar of a free society. In this entry, Alan Charles Kors discusses how it has been attacked even in modern democracies.

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French Revolution

by David Hart

Despite its devastating consequences, the French Revolution (1789-1799) was a major event in the spread of democratic ideals.

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Fusionism

by George Carey

The fusionist platform advocated by Frank S. Meyer attempted to combine traditional values of conservatism with individual liberties and limited government.