John Tamny is Vice President at FreedomWorks, and Director of its Center for Economic Freedom. He’s also editor of RealClearMarkets, and Senior Economic Adviser to mutual fund firm Applied Finance Group.
He frequently writes about the securities markets, along with tax, trade and monetary policy issues that impact those markets for a variety of publications including the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Financial Times, National Review and London’s Daily Telegraph.
Tamny is the author of five books. His latest is When Politicians Panicked: The New Coronavirus, Expert Opinion, and a Tragic Lapse of Reason (Post Hill Press), which was released on March 30, 2021.
Other books include Popular Economics (Regnery, 2015), a primer on economics, Who Needs the Fed? (Encounter Books, 2016) about the central bank’s onrushing economic irrelevance, The End of Work (Regnery, 2018), which discusses the exciting evolution of jobs that don’t feel at all like work, along with 2019’s They’re Both Wrong: A Policy Guide for America’s Frustrated Independent Thinkers (AIER).
FreedomWorks exists to build, educate, and mobilize the largest network of activists advocating the principles of smaller government, lower taxes, free markets, personal liberty and the rule of law.
Tamny received a BA at the University of Texas at Austin, and his MBA at Vanderbilt.