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April 2003

Volume 53, 2003

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Enlightened Altruism
Altruism and Self-Interest Aren't Mutually Exclusive

Homeland Security Circa AD 285
Rome Was Destroyed Less by Barbarian Invasions Than by its Own Bureaucracy

Lawyers Run Amok
Never Underestimate the Tenacity of a Lawyer Working on a Contingency Fee

Book Reviews - April 2003

Possibilities vs. Reality
The Possibility of Benefit Doesn't Justify Excessive Government Intervention

The Pentagon Ramps Up the War on Privacy
The Surveillance Regime Planned for the United States Would Create Continuous Harassment and Humiliation and Regular Inspection of Private Data

Is Greed Green?
Good Entrepreneurs and Managers Don't Need Regulators to Tell Them That Pollution and Waste Are Inefficient and Expensive

New Hope for Africa's Most Populous Nation

Going Postal

Tax Withholding: An Immodest Proposal

Who's Declaring War?

The Dubious Blessing of EU Membership

Decommissioning California's Coastal Tyranny

The Idiocy of "Smart Growth"

Germany: From the Market to Socialism—and Back?

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