Freeman

June 1970

Volume 20, 1970

FEATURES

The New Patriots

JUNE 01, 1970 by E.F. WELLS

How today's radical revolutionaries differ from the Patriots of 1776.

Should Teen-agers Vote?

JUNE 01, 1970 by FREDERIC BASTIAT

If voting is restricted, the reason is that each vote touches and affects everyone in the entire community.

Freedom in the Global Village

JUNE 01, 1970 by DAVID KING

International freedom of exchange could improve the ride on spaceship earth.

Free Enterprise, Peace and Plenty

JUNE 01, 1970 by EDWARD P. COLESON

Malthusian problems seem to multiply in proportion as we return to mercantilism and other protectionist policies.

A Monopoly - and How to Break It

JUNE 01, 1970 by PAUL L. POIROT

If the government is incapable of delivering mail, perhaps that business should be given to competitive private enterprise.

Throttling the Railroads: 2. Aiding the Railroads: 1830-1871

JUNE 01, 1970 by CLARENCE B. CARSON

A historical review of the local, state, and Federal government grants in the building period.

About Marijuana

JUNE 01, 1970 by FRANZ WINKLER

Those who understand the physical and mental harm from drugs scarcely need a law to defend themselves.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1970/6

JUNE 01, 1970 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN


"Collective Bargaining: The Power to Destroy" by Merryle S. Rukeyser


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