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Formal Freedom

Formal freedom can be thought of as "freedom-from." That is to say, freedom from being interfered with. This can be juxtaposed against "freedom-to," which is the freedom to do something.  A law saying Person A cannot buy a home is a law that infringes on A's formal freedom. 

The Human Freedom Index

The Human Freedom Index presents the state of human freedom in the world based on a broad measure that encompasses personal, civil, and economic freedom.

The Power of the Poor - Hernando de Soto

The story of how one man's ideas, together with a dedicated army of lawyers and activists, defeated the guns and bombs of Peru's Shining Path.

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