March 2006Volume 56, 2006
How Leonard Read Came to Found FEE
MARCH 01, 2006 by Richard Ebeling
March 7 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) by the late Leonard E. Read.
MARCH 01, 2006 by FEE Admin
Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development
by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Andrew Charlton Reviewed by Richard M. Ebeling
They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine:Two Centuries of Innovators
by Harold Evans Reviewed by George C. Leef
The Harsh Truth About Public Schools
by Bruce N. Shortt Reviewed by David L. Littmann
Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War
by Mark Thornton and Robert B. Ekelund, Jr. Reviewed by John Majewski
There Is No Shortage of Threats for the Economically Ignorant
MARCH 01, 2006 by Russell Roberts
Our economy is in the middle of an extraordinary run of success.
Parents Do Not Freely Choose Their Children's Schools
MARCH 01, 2006 by Sheldon Richman
In November a federal appeals court rejected a challenge to a school-district survey of elementary school students that contained privacy-invading, sexually explicit questions.
Higher Gasoline Taxes Reduce Freedom and Destroy Wealth
MARCH 01, 2006 by David R. Henderson
Fuller's Court Stretched Neither the Law Nor the Constitution
MARCH 01, 2006 by Lawrence W. Reed
In the closing months of the current U.S. Supreme Court session, pundits of every stripe will be assessing the impact of recent changes in the Court's composition. If the justices themselves are interested in how they measure up, there may be no better standard than the Court's record under Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller.