Dr Richard Norrie examines the government’s adoption of a new poverty measure, concluding that it fails to help us to gain a more accurate understanding of economic hardship in the UK.
Rebecca Lowe, Director of FREER, writes about access to experimental medicine, and the big questions that remain about a patient’s lack of ability to take responsibility for their own risk. This is the fourth in a set of pieces on social freedoms, by different writers, that FREER is publishing throughout April 2019.
Victoria Hewson, Senior Counsel to the IEA’s International Trade and Competition Unit, writes for FREER about the sustained attack on our freedom to provide and use digital services. This is the third in a set of pieces on social freedoms, by different writers, that FREER will be publishing throughout April 2019.
FREER Director Rebecca Lowe and FREER Co-Chair Lee Rowley are joined by historian and generations expert Dr Eliza Filby to discuss topics arising from Lee’s recent FREER paper.
A list of freedom-boosting wishes for the 2018 budget from FREER’s director, Rebecca Lowe.
On 10 October, FREER Co-Chair Lee Rowley visited the University of Warwick, to discuss FREER and debate with students about free speech and other issues related to economically and socially liberal ideas.
FREER Director Rebecca Lowe and FREER Co-Chairs Lee Rowley and Luke Graham are joined by Simon Clarke to discuss Simon’s recent FREER paper.
FREER held two events at this year’s Conservative Party conference, in the ThinkTent. Here are details, photos, and the opportunity to watch some footage.
Daniel Hill, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Liverpool, writes for FREER, contending that marriage should be ‘set free from the romance-killing hand of the state, and returned to the people to be celebrated where it belongs, in the religious or secular communities where the parties find their homes’.