Freeman

February 2001

Volume 51, 2001

FEATURES

Blame Congress for HMOs

The HMO Promises Coverage but Often Denies Access

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by TWILA BRASE

The Secret Hate in Hate Crimes

Why Isn't Class Hatred Prohibited, Too?

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by LOWELL PONTE

Stopping Government Sprawl

Respecting the Free Market and Property Rights Increases Living Standards

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by TIMOTHY D. TERRELL

The Great Airship Race

A 1920s Airship Experiment Underscored Socialism's Inferiority

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by FRANK LAFFITTE

Original Liberalism

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk Defended Reason and the Logic of the Market

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by JAMES PERON

Great Britain Finally Makes It to the Eighteenth Century

A Discussion of the Human Rights Act of 2000

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by NORMAN BARRY

Tiger-nomics: Glorious Competition

Golf Is Not That Different from the Free-Enterprise System

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by RAYMOND J. KEATING

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk: A Sesquicentennial Appreciation

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk Was a World-Renouned Member of the Austrian School of Economics

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by RICHARD EBELING

Courage Overlooked

Courage Is Often Found in Business Executives and Entrepreneurs

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by DONALD BOUDREAUX

The High Cost of Government Schooling

Not Scrapping the Status Quo Shows Up in Remedial Education Expenses

FEBRUARY 01, 2001 by LAWRENCE W. REED
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