January/February 2009

Volume 59, 2009


In Praise of Educational Pluralism

Parents Should Have Freedom to Choose Children's Education
JANUARY 20, 2009 by

Liquid Lies

The Transportation Security Administration is Political, Not Practical
JANUARY 20, 2009 by

Raw Milk and the Sour State

Control of the Milk Supply is a Primary Step toward Government Control of the Larger Food Supply
JANUARY 20, 2009 by

Whether it is an expensive organic brand or simply carries a mega-chain store name, that milk has undergone pasteurization and homogenization. There is a growing subset of consumers who would prefer not to buy their milk this way. They want it unpasteurized, unhomogenized—in a word, "raw."

Poker and the Free Market

Good Poker Players Have More in Common with Entrepreneurs than with Gamblers
JANUARY 20, 2009 by

Good poker players are like entrepreneurs: You need greater skill than average to anticipate the future. As Mises so cogently puts it in Human Action, "What distinguishes the successful entrepreneur and promoter from other people is precisely the fact that he does not let himself be guided by what was and is, but arranges his affairs on the ground of his opinion about the future. He sees the past and the present as other people do; but he judges the future in a different way."

Michael Oakeshott on Rationalism in Politics

JANUARY 20, 2009 by

Taxation as Vandalism

Taxation is a Crime of the State and the Enemy of Innovation
JANUARY 20, 2009 by

Gun Control: An Economic Analysis

Gun Control Will Only Lead Would-Be Killers to Use Substitutes
JANUARY 20, 2009 by ,

A Man Who Knew the Value of Liberty

Khmer Rouge Survivor Haing Ngor Didn't Take Freedom for Granted
JANUARY 20, 2009 by

Ngor's Oscar-winning performance in The Killing Fields gave him a platform to tell the world about the mass murder that occurred between 1975 and 1979 in Cambodia at the hands of the Khmer Rouge communists.

On the Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle, Part I

JANUARY 20, 2009 by

Bailing Out Statism

SEPTEMBER 12, 2008 by
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