September 2007

Volume 57, 2007


Government Is Better than the Market at Producing Human Capital?

The Market, Not Government, Should Handle Economic Dynamism and Human Capital
SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by

The Nation Is Not a House

Citizens of a Nation Do Not Trust Each Other Like Household Residents Do
SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by

The True Price of a Hybrid

Hybrid Vehicles' Average Energy Cost per Mile Is Significantly Higher Than That of Nonhybrids
SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by

We Win One (So Far)

Court Rules U.S. Cannot Indefinitely Detain "Enemy Combatants" without Judicial Review
SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by

The Great Depression According to Milton Friedman

The Great Depression Could Have Been Avoided if the Fed Had Not So Badly Botched Its Monetary Policy
SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by

Mandated Health-Care Socialism

Who's really responsible for high costs?
SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by

Book Reviews - September 2007

SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by

  • The Unknown Gulag: The Lost World of Stalin's Special Settlements
    by Lynne Viola Reviewed by Richard M. Ebeling
  • In our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State
    by Charles Murray Reviewed by Michael Tanner
  • Actual Ethics
    by James R. Otteson Reviewed by Tibor Machan
  • Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History
    by Paul Moreno Reviewed by George C. Leef
  • Menagerie of Happy Men: The Ancient Incas and the Bureaucratic State

    The Poison of Bureaucratic Paternalism Was and Is Administered Drop by Drop
    SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by

    The Constitution Within

    AUGUST 18, 2006 by

    In recent columns I've argued that a free society depends ultimately on people having a proper sense of just conduct. This means more than the words they recite or put on paper. Most crucial is how they act and expect others to act. For this reason it is futile to put undue emphasis on written constitutions as the key to liberty. The real constitution is within -- each of us. If the freedom philosophy is not inscribed in the actions of people, no constitution will help. More . . .

    A NEW article by Sheldon Richman

    Time to Revive Individualism?

    Individualism Has Positive Connotations and Implies a Clear View about Government and Its Role
    SEPTEMBER 01, 2007 by
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