Cercle Frédéric Bastiat

2016-09-27 17:29:51

Introduction to the 5th Freedom Weekend

, by Patrick de Casanove

Our first Freedom Weekend was devoted to the economic freedom that gives rise to growth and prosperity. It was based on the Index of Economic Freedom published every year by Heritage Foundation. For this 5th Freedom Weekend, it seemed to me essential to review the situation with regard to economic freedom which has been stagnating at a global level since 2010.

The situation in our country is dramatic. No one can deny it. Many people have a presentiment of final disaster. Those who can are starting to flee.

The analysis drawn up by the Index of Economic Freedom over nearly 20 years...