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February 1998

Volume 48, 1998

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Regulatory Poison
FDA Regulation Is Infinitely More Hazardous to Our Health than Food Irradiation

Neither Left Nor Right
Libertarians Are Above Authoritarian Degredation

The U.S. (Dis)Information Agency
Most People Don't Realize That Promotion of Big Government by Big Government Goes on All the Time

The Primacy of Property Rights and the American Founding
Private Ownership of Property Provides Real Power and Instills Self-Reliance and Self-Governance

Property and the Moral Life
Private Property Is the Most Important Guaranty of Freedom

Campaign Finance: The Symptom, Not the Problem
Wealth Redistribution Should Not Be For Sale

Economic Freedom and Economic Growth
Political Freedom, without Economic Freedom, Does Not Bring Growth

Regulators: The New Socialists
Kafkaesque Employment Laws Have Created a Workplace Crisis

Let Property Settle Smoking Disputes
Smoking Regulations Distort a Proper Understanding of Public versus Private Property

Government Versus the Environment
Government Causes More Harm to the Environment Than Businesses or Individual Citizens

Taxation by Other Means
Taxes of All Types Make Us Servants of the State

The Non-Absurdity of Natural Law
One Can Disagree with Natural Rights without Declaring the Concept Nonsensical

Reading the Second Amendment
The Second Amendment's Syntax Permits Only One Reasonable Interpretation

Vienna and Chicago: A Tale of Two Schools
It's a Shame the Schools See One Another's Philosophies as Competitive Rather Than Complementary

Hayek Was Right: The Worst Do Get to the Top
The Docile and Gullible Will Accept A Ready-Made System of Values

Taxpayers at Risk
Economy-Minded Legislators Should Block Further Bailouts of Individual Nations

Much More Than Meets the Eye
The Free Market's Expertise Is Invisible

Freedom 101
A Suggestion for Spreading the Freedom Philosophy

No More Wacos: What's Wrong with Federal Law Enforcement and How to Fix It by David B. Kopel and Paul H. Blackman
A Balanced, Thorough, and Supremely Factual Indictment of Federal Law Enforcement

Take the Rich Off Welfare by Mark Zepezauer and Arthur Naiman
A Severely Flawed Analysis of an Important Topic

Hamilton's Blessing by John Steele Gordon
A Catenae of Historical Misdemeanors

The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek: Volume 10, Socialism and War edited by Bruce Caldwell
A Book Sure to Be Useful to Students of Economic History and Opponents of Government's Economic Meddling

The Sovereign Individual (How to Survive and Thrive During the Collapse of the Welfare State) by James Dale Davidson and Lord William Rees-Mogg
Will Computer Technology Liberate Individuals from the Nation-State?

One World, Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism by William Greider
Greider's Book Displays a Profound Misunderstanding of Both Economics and Capitalism

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