Freeman

February 1999

Volume 49, 1999

FEATURES

The Government Spiral

More Regulation Will Not Improve Airline Safety

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by ERIC NOLTE

On Airports and Individual Rights

Private Property Rights Offer a Solution to Largely Politicized Social Decision-Making

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by TIBOR R. MACHAN

There's No Philadelphia in Europe

The European Union Is Seeing a Steady Accretion of Power to Brussels

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by NORMAN BARRY

Come to America, John Paul

Parents Must Reclaim Responsibility for Educating Their Children

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by DAVID BOAZ

Unhappy Returns

The Real Alternative to Social Security Is Genuine Privatization

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by HARRY DOLAN

Distrust and Verify

Citizens' Trust in Government Is a Major Reason for Its Poor Performance

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by DWIGHT R. LEE, J. R. CLARK

Sen or Sense

We Must Not Ignore the Morality of the Marketplace

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by BARUN MITRA

Abolish Legal Tender

It's Time to Return Currency to the Free Market

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by D. ALEXANDER MOSELEY

Small Is Awesome

Large Corporations Will Not Come to Dominate the Economy

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by MAX MORE

A Program the Borg Would Love

Canada Proposes National Child Care

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by KAREN SELICK
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