Freeman

October 1977

Volume 27, 1977

FEATURES

Zero Population Growth Versus The Free Society

OCTOBER 01, 1977 by EDMUND OPITZ

A government empowered to fully control all our lives would crush the individual.

"Don't Be Fuelish"

OCTOBER 01, 1977 by ROBERT G. ANDERSON

A government-engineered fuel crisis results in hypocritical advertising.

World in the Grip of an Idea: 10. Germany - National Socialism in Power

OCTOBER 01, 1977 by CLARENCE B. CARSON

Hitler comes to power through the politics of collectivism.

Prices Are Measures

OCTOBER 01, 1977 by JOAN MARIE LEONARD

Every control over the market is a law against consumer satisfaction.

Another View of Consumerism

OCTOBER 01, 1977 by DENNIS BECHARA

Any movement grounded in mistrust of the market will further diminish our freedom.

Liberty &/Vs. Equality

OCTOBER 01, 1977 by JAMES BOVARD

The relics of liberty are being smashed on the insatiable altar of equality.

Freedom in a Nutshell (Part Two - Conclusion)

OCTOBER 01, 1977 by KENNETH W. RYKER

A concise and understandable presentation of the philosophy of freedom.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1977/10

OCTOBER 01, 1977 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN


"Lord Acton: Historian of Liberty " by Robert Schuettinger

"Popular Government" by Sir Henry Sumner Maine


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