Freeman

May 1978

Volume 28, 1978

FEATURES

The Free Lunch Myth

MAY 01, 1978 by E.C. PASOUR

Why the individual should beware of all offerings of "free lunches."

Walking into a Trap

MAY 01, 1978 by GARY NORTH

How business and professional groups are baited to become victims of regulations and control.

World in the Grip of an Idea: 17. Sweden: Tightening the Screws

MAY 01, 1978 by CLARENCE B. CARSON

Socialism operates under the cloak of democracy to undermine the freedom of the individual.

Risk and Profit versus Security

MAY 01, 1978 by KENNETH MCDONALD

The search for security gives rise to taxes and drives away the risk which accompanies creativity.

Government Regulation and Business Management

MAY 01, 1978 by JOHN SEMMENS

The State's invasion of managerial prerogatives has occurred on all fronts.

The Idea of Equality in America

MAY 01, 1978 by L. JOHN VAN TIL

That every man shall have an equal chancethat every man shall be free to become as unequal as he can.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1978/5

MAY 01, 1978 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN


"The Future That Doesn't Work: Social Democracy's Failures in Britain" edited by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.

The Road to Jericho

MAY 01, 1978 by HAL WATKINS

The story of the Good Samaritan and its lessons for us today.


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