The new allies agreed to carve up Europe, splitting Poland down the middle.
The Road to Freedom: Estonia’s Rise from Soviet Vassal State to One of the Freest Nations on Earth (Chapters 1-4)
By the early 1980s, there were 57 Poles waiting for telephone service for every 100 subscribers.
Economically free states are more likely to experience higher wages and more entrepreneurial activity.
Many of us who live in the Free World recognize that free government, free exchange, free expression, free markets and free trade deliver better outcomes than autocracy, autarky, control, conformity and coercion. However, among those who have come of age in the decades since the end of the Cold War, there is neither an innate sense that freedom is better than the alternative nor a default belief in the power of individual liberty.
People who live in freer societies earn more money, live longer lives and enjoy higher levels of happiness.