Freeman

August 1997

Volume 47, 1997

FEATURES

The Pine Barrens Parousia: A Reporter's Notebook

A Tale of Local Government Tyranny against Landowners

AUGUST 01, 1997 by MATTHEW CAROLAN

Transfer of Development Rights: Top-Down Planning in Disguise

How the State Uses a Phony Market Scheme to Achieve Its Goals

AUGUST 01, 1997 by SARAH FOSTER

Government Funding for Not Training Doctors: Another Odd Program

Fewer Doctors Will Increase the Cost of Health Care

AUGUST 01, 1997 by HERBERT LONDON

Fore: Watch Out for Government Golf!

There Is No Justification for Government Involvement in the Golf Business

AUGUST 01, 1997 by RAYMOND J. KEATING

Henry Grady Weaver's Classic Vision of Freedom

The Real Story of American Business

AUGUST 01, 1997 by JOHN HOOD

From Small Beginnings: The Road to Genocide

The German Medical Profession Could Have Resisted Medical Extermination

AUGUST 01, 1997 by JAMES A. MACCARO

Government: An Ideal Concept: Leonard Read's Formula for Freedom

Read's Book Is a Milestone in Political Thought

AUGUST 01, 1997 by ESLER HELLER

Why Managed Trade Is Not Free Trade

Free Trade Is the Application of Laissez Faire across International Borders

AUGUST 01, 1997 by ROBERT BATEMARCO

One Life for Liberty

Nathan Hale Gave His Life for the Cause

AUGUST 01, 1997 by BECKY AKERS

Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Who First Put Laissez-Faire Principles into Action

Turgot Was a Man of Truth, Courage, and Compassion

AUGUST 01, 1997 by JIM POWELL

By the mid-eighteenth century, a number of authors had expressed the liberating vision that came to be known as laissez faire. Anne Robert Jacques Turgot put it into action.

1  2  3 

Download File

EMAIL UPDATES

* indicates required

CURRENT ISSUE

December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
Download Free PDF

PAST ISSUES

SUBSCRIBE

RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION

Essential Works from FEE

Economics in One Lesson (full text)

By HENRY HAZLITT

The full text of Hazlitt's famed primer on economic principles: read this first!


By FREDERIC BASTIAT

Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of liberty for all. Once read and understood, nothing ever looks the same.


By F. A. HAYEK

There can be little doubt that man owes some of his greatest suc­cesses in the past to the fact that he has not been able to control so­cial life.


By JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Leonard Read took the lessons of entrepreneurship with him when he started his ideological venture.


By LEONARD E. READ

No one knows how to make a pencil: Leonard Read's classic (Audio, HTML, and PDF)