2013 Essay Competition

“Building Today for a Prosperous Africa” is the title of the 2013 AfricanLiberty.org student essay competition run by AfricanLiberty.org in conjunction with Network for a Free Society and the Nation Newspaper, Nigeria and the Blantyre Newspapers in Malawi.  The question is “Nations which are economically free out-perform non-free nations in […]

African Liberty Book Expo

AfricanLiberty started her 2013 outreach program with a week-long (Jan 14-18) book expo at the Yaba College of Technology Lagos-Nigeria. As well as personal interest in the work of ALO and the books on offer, over 100 students and staffs raised questions and discussed the answers with ALO Staff. All […]

The Dari version of The Morality of Capitalism

The Dari version of The Morality of Capitalism (What Your Professors Won’t Tell You) Edited by Dr. Tom G. Palmer, Is published by the Afghan Economic & Legal Studies Organisation (AELSO) in January 2013 with support from NFS.  It will now be made available to students in Afghanistan.

Liberty in Turkey

Friends of Liberty in Turkey met in Cappadoccia to discuss “Which Liberalism?” at the Congress for Liberal Thought Association for Liberal Thinking celebrating 20 Years of advancing liberty in Turkey as well as in the region, organized 2012 Congress for Liberal Thought in Urgup, Cappadoccia, on 2 – 4 November, hosting more than […]

6th Session of the Free People’s Forum

Kazan, the capital of the Tatarstan Republic of Russia was the venue for the 6th session of the Free People’s Forum on November 24th 2012.  It was planned and arranged by the Libertarian Party of Russia and the Kazan Tribune Debate Club.  The forum brought together libertarians from across European […]

Reviews of the Morality of Capitalism in Iran

The response in the media in Iran to the publication of the Morality of Capitalism, edited by Tom Palmer,  has been encouraging.  There have been 14 reviews that we know about in their national daily and weekly press and one interview with the translator Bardia Garshasbi in the weeky magazine […]

Iran – “Public Choice – A Primer”

In October 2012 Sargol published Bardia Garshasbi’s translation of “Public Choice – A Primer”, written by Dr Eamonn Butler and first published in the UK by the Institute of Economic Affairs.  www.iea.org.uk. This complex area of economics and pubic policy has been clearly summarised in this primer and the author […]


Network for a Free Society’s first involvement with Iraq came in 2012 when Rabet Co. was established in the City of Erbil, with an aim to create and expand scientific, research, cultural, artistic, educational, tourism and business relationships between northern Iraq and its neighbouring countries as well as the rest […]


The Mamay Institute’s essay contest in Ukraine was based on the Russian version of the CD Ideas for a Free Society and run by Maria Semykoz. She said the quality of the work was so high that they gave an extra 4th prize of EUR 100 and the winners were […]

“I Pencil”

Leonard Read’s wonderful article “I, Pencil” was published in the bilingual Arabic/Kurdish newspaper “Bas” in Iraq on February 23rd thanks to the efforts of friends in Kurdistan.