Catalans Lliures

Catalans Lliures is an independent think tank committed to deep, rigorous thought, whose aim is to decidedly influence both public opinion and Catalan government institutions by introducing liberal discourse and proposals towards the formation of the new country model.

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Podem ser la Dinamarca del Sud? Les polítiques nòrdiques a debat

Sala Oriol Bohigas - Ateneu Barcelonès

Carrer de la Canuda, 6. Barcelona

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Founding principles

1. Acceptance of pluralism

2. Practise of tolerance

3. Protection of civil rights

4. Defence of individual liberties

5. Promotion of inclusive institutions

6. Development of open societies

7. Creation of a free market economy

8. Commitment to fiscal moderation


A Conversation with Deirdre McCloskey

Interview to Deirdre McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English and Communication at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and author […]

Hive Mind: How Your Nation’s IQ Matters So Much More Than Your Own. Interview with Garett Jones


Outside of a few countries with abundant natural resources, the most important productive asset in each nation is the human […]