Economic freedom is an essential requisite for political freedom. By enabling people to cooperate with one another without coercion or central direction, it reduces the area over which power is exercised. – Milton FriedmanPrev postNext post Related posts: Political Freedom Means the Absence of Coercion of a Man by His Fellow Men Those of Us Who Have Been so Fortunate as to Have Been Born in a Free Society Tend to Take Freedom for Granted and Regard It as a Natural State of Mankind. If You Can’t Trust People With Freedom… Most Economic Fallacies Device from the Tendency to Assume That There is a Fixed Pie, That One Party Can Gain Only At the Expense of Another. The Essential Difference Between Liberals and Conservatives Blood Has Been Shed for Your Freedom to Speak on Political and Social Issues. Socialists Cry “Power to The People” and Raise the Clenched First With It. We All Know What They Really Mean — Power Over People, Power to The State. In your country people can actually VOTE themselves more freedom… and they don’t?