June 2001

June 2001

Volume 51, 2001


Bastiat's Life

His Literary Works Are a Treasure Trove That Can Still Instruct Readers Today
JUNE 01, 2001 by

What Is Seen and What Is Not Seen

MARCH 01, 1974 by

If one looks behind government spending, he finds that "you can't get something for nothing."

The Unseen Costs of Disability Laws

The More Capital We Squander Renovating Buildings, the Less We Have to Find Cures for Disabilities
JUNE 01, 2001 by

Harmony from Liberty

Bastiat Was There First
JUNE 01, 2001 by

Bastiat: Champion of Economic Liberty

Each New Generation of Advocates of Economic Liberty Has Been Inspired by His Writings
JUNE 01, 2001 by

Frederic Bastiat: The Primacy of Property

The State Must Return to Its Proper Role
JUNE 01, 2001 by

Are There Two Libertarianisms?

Libertarian Moralists and Libertarian Consequentialists Are Not So Different
JUNE 01, 2001 by

Libertarian, or classical-liberal, thinking is routinely divided into two supposedly different camps. In a controversial article some years ago, R. W. Bradford (using the pen name "Ethan O. Waters") called these "The Two Libertarianisms": "moralism" and "consequentialism." Moralism is the belief that individual rights are justified through an appeal to natural law and natural rights. Consequentialism justifies liberalism by arguing that it will "optimize" the wealth and happiness of society.

Did Deregulation Kill California?

Any State Could Have Experienced a Crisis Like California's
JUNE 01, 2001 by

Wonders in Perspective

The Free Market Produces Wonders Far More Marvelous and Significant Than NASA Ever Has or Will
JUNE 01, 2001 by

Another Alcoa Executive at Treasury

Will Paul O'Neill Be Another Andrew Mellon?
JUNE 01, 2001 by

When President-elect George W. Bush chose Paul H. O'Neill, chairman of the world's largest aluminum manufacturer, to be his secretary of the treasury, Bush said, "it's important for me to find somebody who has vast experience, who has a steady hand, and when he speaks, speaks with authority and conviction and knowledge." If O'Neill turns out to be half as good as the other Alcoa executive who once occupied the same cabinet post, he'll do the country great service.

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