Freeman

June 1976

Volume 26, 1976

FEATURES

Why "Teacher Power" Had to Happen

JUNE 01, 1976 by MELVIN D. BARGER

It was built into a system of compulsory education, and must fall of its own excesses.

A New Message: II. On Human Rights and Government

JUNE 01, 1976 by JACKSON PEMBERTON

Words of courage and counsel from the hearts of the Founding Fathers to their children in a troubled nation.

Adam Smith and the Invisible Hand

JUNE 01, 1976 by EDMUND OPITZ

In 1776 Adam Smith provided a rationale for freedom of economic action.

In Pursuit of Happiness

JUNE 01, 1976 by RIDGWAY K. FOLEY JR.

An integral part of the property right to life and liberty.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1976/6

JUNE 01, 1976 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN


"Individual Freedom: Selected Works of William H. Hutt" edited by Svetozar Pejovich and David Klingaman

"Human Rights and Human Liberties" by Tibor Machan

"The Conditions of Freedom" by Harry Jaffa

"Conceived in Liberty" (volumes I and II) by Murray N. Rothbard


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