Freeman

June 1993

Volume 43, 1993

FEATURES

Advice to Youth Seeking to Go Down in History from the Editors of Time

If you go into politics, you are more likely to wind up a villain than a hero.

JUNE 01, 1993 by JAMES L. PAYNE

If you go into politics, you are more likely to wind up a villain than a hero.

Denial of Rights Through Regulation

The regulatory taking of property implemented by the bureaucracy plunders the rights of property owners and produces a needless financial burden.

JUNE 01, 1993 by ZAK KLEMMER, JO ANNE KLEMMER

The regulatory taking of property implemented by the bureaucracy plunders the rights of property owners and produces a needless financial burden.

A Subtle Seizure

Private property should enjoy some protection against excesses by government.

JUNE 01, 1993 by DANIEL MCINNIS

Private property should enjoy some protection against excesses by government.

Government Highways: Unsafe at Any Speed

Our roadkeepers expose us to senseless risk of injury and death.

JUNE 01, 1993 by RICHARD BARBARICK

Our roadkeepers expose us to senseless risk of injury and death.

Saving Sick Children from State Science

State officials attempt to ascribe a certainty to science and medicine that is impossible to achieve.

JUNE 01, 1993 by A.M. ROGERS

State officials attempt to ascribe a certainty to science and medicine that is impossible to achieve.

In Defense of Property Rights and Capitalism

Capitalism is the political manifestation of the human condition.

JUNE 01, 1993 by TIBOR R. MACHAN

Capitalism is the political manifestation of the human condition.

Re-Regulating Airlines

Deregulation has increased air travel, lowered costs, and increased safety.

JUNE 01, 1993 by PAUL A. CLEVELAND

Deregulation has increased air travel, lowered costs, and increased safety.

Rent Control and the Penultimate Solution

Rent control is not so benign as its proponents would like us to believe it is.

JUNE 01, 1993 by SCOTT GARDNER

Rent control is not so benign as its proponents would like us to believe it is.

Sexual Harassment: What Is It?

A persecution of “wrong” attitudes toward women has begun.

JUNE 01, 1993 by WENDY MCELROY

A persecution of "wrong" attitudes toward women has begun.

Do No Harm

We must get the government out of medicine to provide the best care at an affordable cost.

JUNE 01, 1993 by JANE M. ORIENT M.D.

We must get the government out of medicine to provide the best care at an affordable cost.

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