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Those of us who have been so fortunate as to have been born in a free society tend to take freedom for granted - to regard it as the natural state of mankind - it is not. It is a rare and precious thing. Most people throughout history, most people today have lived in conditions of tyranny and misery, not of freedom and prosperity.
Milton Friedman


The Nassau Institute is an independent, a-political, non-profit institute that promotes economic growth in a free market economy with limited government, in a society that embraces the rule of law and the right to private property.


To see The Bahamas become the first small, developed, sovereign country in the region, recognized as a model for the world.

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• We need a True FOIA
ORG Bahamas
We are united in urging the following recommendations critical to a true Freedom of Information Act. Give Power To The People Creation of an Independent Information Commission, without ties to government, to enforce the Freedom of Information Act. A clear understanding of why access to information may be denied, defining ‘National Security’ and ‘Public Interest’ exceptions. Keep Government Honest A Whistleblower’s Act to protect Government workers who ‘do the right thing’ by sharing information about dishonest behaviour in Government. The Minister of Information should not have the discretion to withhold information Tell your MP that you want a strong and fair Freedom of Information Act. [read more]
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• Lecture: Professor Richard Ebeling on "Entrepreneurship, the Market Economy and Human Betterment"
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:30pm
Join The Nassau Institute & The College of The Bahamas Thursday, October 20, 2016 for a lecture by Professor Richard Ebeling on "Entrepreneurship, the Market Economy and Human Betterment" in lecture hall at the Harry C. Moore Library at College of The Bahamas starting at 6:30pm. Summary of lecture: "We easily take for granted the continuous and wondrous material and cultural improvements in our everyday lives. [read more]
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