Freeman

March 1971

Volume 21, 1971

FEATURES

The Kingdom on Earth

MARCH 01, 1971 by LEONARD E. READ

Reflections on "the problem" and progress toward solution, on FEE's 25th Anniversary.

The Poor Laws of England

MARCH 01, 1971 by HENRY HAZLITT

Four hundred years of welfare-state programs suggest that political cures for poverty may be futile.

Radical Economics, Old and New

MARCH 01, 1971 by HANS SENNHOLZ

How the "new economics" is related to pollution as cause and consequence.

The Teacher Glut, 1971

MARCH 01, 1971 by GARY NORTH

A case history of interfering with the market in education to create a surplus of teachers.

Thomas Cooper: Early Libertarian

MARCH 01, 1971 by OSCAR W. COOLEY

A skilled economic theoretician, often ahead of his time.

Antitrust History: The American Tobacco Case of 1911

MARCH 01, 1971 by D. T. ARMENTANO

An economic review of one of the historic cases in antitrust law.

So Who Are You, Young Man?

MARCH 01, 1971 by JULIAN CHASE

A poetic appeal for understanding and tolerance of traditional values.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1971/3

MARCH 01, 1971 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN


"The Silent Revolution: The Industrial Revolution in England as a Source of Social Change" by John W. Osborne


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Economics in One Lesson (full text)

By HENRY HAZLITT

The full text of Hazlitt's famed primer on economic principles: read this first!


By FREDERIC BASTIAT

Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of liberty for all. Once read and understood, nothing ever looks the same.


By F. A. HAYEK

There can be little doubt that man owes some of his greatest suc­cesses in the past to the fact that he has not been able to control so­cial life.


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Leonard Read took the lessons of entrepreneurship with him when he started his ideological venture.


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No one knows how to make a pencil: Leonard Read's classic (Audio, HTML, and PDF)