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Our 5 Most Popular Stories of the Year: Smart Government
Free Enterprise Staff | December 30, 2014

It’s been a big year for us at We completely redesigned the site, launched a new LinkedIn showcase page, and had the chance to interview incredibly successful entrepreneurs like Sir Richard Branson—and that’s just touching the surface.

With 2015 nearly upon us, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to highlight some of our favorite and most successful stories from 2014. So, starting today and stretching through the end of next week, we’ll be showcasing the most popular stories from each of our five content categories—Doing Good, Creating Opportunity, True Innovation, Smart Government, and America at Work.

Though we couldn’t have asked for a better 2014, we have even bigger plans for next year, so stay tuned for what’s in store.

Smart Government:

Check out the top five stories of 2014 and how some enterprising folks are shaking up governments here and abroad in the name of good business.

1. How The NFL Tackles Counterfeiting: Q & A With Anastasia Danias

Anastasia Danias is calling the plays when taking on a counterfeiting business that has grown from small time bootlegging to an international business.

2. Did Sweden Just Make The Case For Free Market Policies?

Sweden’s recent change after a decision in the 1990’s to shift the role of government in the country.

3. 5 Lawsuits That Show It’s Time For Legal Reform

Lions, Yankees, Frozen … Oh My! 5 ridiculous lawsuits from 2014

4. The European Example: Rethinking Government-Run Healthcare

How Europe is trying to fix their government healthcare system while the US implements it.

5. 10 Best and 10 Worst Academic Performers (Interactive Infographic)

Find out if your state ranks as one of the 10 best or 10 worst academic performers.