Freeman

January 1977

Volume 27, 1977

FEATURES

America: A Time, Not a Place

JANUARY 01, 1977 by JOAN MARIE LEONARD

"Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come."

Capital Is in the Eye of the Beholder

JANUARY 01, 1977 by BRIAN SUMMERS

The market method of production and use vs. socialism.

Cheap Foreign Labor

JANUARY 01, 1977 by DEAN RUSSELL

In labor cost per unit of output, American workers with efficient tools compete well indeed.

Savings, Tools, and Production

JANUARY 01, 1977 by BETTINA BIEN GREAVES

How savings and tools lead to production and trade among property owners in a free society.

The Powers of Regulation

JANUARY 01, 1977 by BERNARD SIEGAN

An 1886 Supreme Court decision throws light on current abuse of zoning powers.

The Reactionaries

JANUARY 01, 1977 by HARRY LEE SMITH

Concerning the importance of the institution of private property.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1977/1

JANUARY 01, 1977 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN


The Collapse of Democracy" by Robert Moss

"Congress and the New International Economic Order" by E.J. Feulner, Jr.

"The Anti-Communist Blackout in America" by Clarence B. Carson

World in the Grip of an Idea 1: The Idea

JANUARY 01, 1977 by CLARENCE B. CARSON

The common name is "socialism"; at the deeper level, "the new humanism."


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