Freeman

May 1972

Volume 22, 1972

FEATURES

A New Agricultural Revolution

MAY 01, 1972 by GEORGE MUELLER

Examining the implications of the recent movement among farmers toward collective bargaining.

Welfarism Gone Wild

MAY 01, 1972 by HENRY HAZLITT

Social welfare expenditures exceed $170 billion in 1971, with no end in sight.

The Founding of the American Republic: 10. The Declaration of Independence

MAY 01, 1972 by CLARENCE B. CARSON

Examining it in context, for its relevance then and today.

The Causes of Inflation

MAY 01, 1972 by HANS SENNHOLZ

Welfare and redistribution programs inevitably lead to a government monopoly of money and inflation.

To Be Free and Equal

MAY 01, 1972 by RAY L. COLVARD

If we must err concerning our differences, may it be on the side of freedom.

Status: End Product of Welfare

MAY 01, 1972 by MORRIS C. SHUMIATCHER

A review of a century of welfarism among the Indians of Canada, with lessons for all of us who may be tempted onto that backward path to a feudal society.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1972/5

MAY 01, 1972 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN


"Power Through Subversion" by Laurence W. Beilenson

"Man, Economy and State" by Murray Rothbard


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