March 2006

March 2006

Volume 56, 2006


FEE at 60: Self-Improvement and First Principles

How Leonard Read Came to Found FEE
MARCH 01, 2006 by

March 7 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) by the late Leonard E. Read.

Book Reviews - March 2006

MARCH 01, 2006 by

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

It's Always Something

There Is No Shortage of Threats for the Economically Ignorant
MARCH 01, 2006 by

Our economy is in the middle of an extraordinary run of success.

"Parent of the Country"

Parents Do Not Freely Choose Their Children's Schools
MARCH 01, 2006 by

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.

We Need a Stiff Oil Tax?

Higher Gasoline Taxes Reduce Freedom and Destroy Wealth
MARCH 01, 2006 by

A Supreme Court to Be Proud Of

Fuller's Court Stretched Neither the Law Nor the Constitution
MARCH 01, 2006 by

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.

Psychiatry: Disease Inflation

Current Medical Practice Defines Metaphorical Illnesses As Real Diseases
MARCH 01, 2006 by

Free Trade: History and Perception

Trade Occurs Between Businesses and Individuals, Not Countries
MARCH 01, 2006 by

The Neglected Factor in the Housing "Bubble"

Regulations Make Housing Artificially Scarce
MARCH 01, 2006 by

The Moral and Cultural Climate of Entrepreneurship

Liberty Allows Humans to Flourish
MARCH 01, 2006 by
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