Freeman

March 2001

Volume 51, 2001

FEATURES

The Luckiest Generation

The Prospects for America's Future Are Bright Not Bleak

MARCH 01, 2001 by W. MICHAEL COX, RICHARD ALM

Oh, What a Piece of Work Is a Man

We Dodge the Tax Collector and Rule-Makers as Lambs Flee the Shearsman

MARCH 01, 2001 by TED ROBERTS

The Anti-Capitalist Children of Capitalism

The Market Economy Gives Anti-Capitalist Rioters the Means to Protest

MARCH 01, 2001 by ALEX MOSELEY

The Never-Ending Welfare Debate

Is PRWORA Really Revolutionary?

MARCH 01, 2001 by NORMAN BARRY

Of Lights and Liberty

The Public Is Still Uneasy with the Specter of Big Brother

MARCH 01, 2001 by E. FRANK STEPHENSON

How the Computer Emancipated the American Corporation

The Information Age Empowers Workers and Disempowers Managers

MARCH 01, 2001 by LARRY SCHWEIKART

National Gun Registration: The Road to Tyranny

Civilian Possession of Firearms Is Necessary for Liberty

MARCH 01, 2001 by MIGUEL A. FARIA JR.

Education, Creativity, and Prosperity: East versus West

Educational Systems that Encourage Creativity and Entrepreneurship Are Key to Prosperity

MARCH 01, 2001 by CHRISTOPHER LINGLE

Gender Madness on Columbia's Campus

A Difficult Struggle for Due Process and Gender Sanity on American Campuses Lies Ahead

MARCH 01, 2001 by WENDY MCELROY

The Ideals of Tyranny

The Achievement of Equality Requires the Abolition of Freedom

MARCH 01, 2001 by JAMES PERON

Socialism, along with other movements founded on egalitarianism, has often been held up as a moral ideal. Many people consider the drive for "equality" to be laudable. It is frequently claimed, however, that socialism, although based on a moral principle, failed because it used immoral means to obtain its ends.

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