Freeman

March 1976

Volume 26, 1976

FEATURES

Instead of What?

MARCH 01, 1976 by HENRY HAZLITT

Government can't give us anything without depriving us of something else.

The Age of the Technicality

MARCH 01, 1976 by CLARENCE B. CARSON

The tyranny of the technicality will end when the legislation authorizing it is revoked.

Ancient Fable Retold

MARCH 01, 1976 by W. A. PATON

Concerning the basics of an introductory course in economics.

Threats to Freedom in Higher Education

MARCH 01, 1976 by CHARLES HEPBURN

Resort to coercion in place of self-responsibility is death to freedom and education.

The Postal Monopoly

MARCH 01, 1976 by BRIAN SUMMERS

"... the most outrageous tyranny ever imposed on a free people."

A New Look at the Abolitionists

MARCH 01, 1976 by WILLIAM CHADWICK

The case against slavery - and for freedom - still stands.

What the Bible Says About Big Government

MARCH 01, 1976 by JAMES C. PATRICK

Prophets warned then and continue to warn us today.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1976/3

MARCH 01, 1976


"The Existential Pleasures of Engineering" by Samuel C. Florman

"Race and Economics" by Thomas Sowell

"Faith and Freedom" compiled by Mary Sennholz


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