HFI

Hong Kong and Switzerland top the rankings of a new index released today that presents the state of human freedom in the world. The U.S. performance is worrisome and shows that the United States can no longer claim to be the leading bastion of liberty in the world. The Human Freedom Index (HFI) is the most comprehensive measure of freedom ever created for a large number of countries around the globe.

Last week, Canadian Fraser Institute released new rankings of economic freedom in the world which is measured by a tool called “Economic Freedom of the World Index”. The results, calculated and presented since 1996 with participation of Liberalni Institut and nowadays by Centre for Economic and Market Analyses, conclude that the Czech Republic is 52nd freest country in the world. The final score the Czech Republic reached is 7.25 out of the maximum value of…