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February 2003

Volume 53, 2003

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University Economics versus Austrian Economics
The Austrian School's Clear Association with Deductive Reasoning and Nonintervention May Leave Mainstream Economists Unimpressed

Henry Ford, Upton Sinclair, and Limits on Consumer Choice
Capitalism Challenges Entrepreneurs to Provide Variety

How Government Disables Private Disability Insurance
SSDI Is Coercive and Economically Inefficient

Take Your Bike Helmet to the Safety Museum
What's the Real Cost of Making Kids Wear Bike Helmets?

Frankenstein Television
Why Should the Federal Government Mandate an End to Analog Television?

Corporate Accounting: Still Evolving After All These Years
Regulation Doesn't Improve Accounting Standards

They Take More than Half
Federal, State, Sales, Excise, and Property Taxes Add Up

New Laws Will Protect Americans from Snipers?
Tighter Gun Restrictions Won't Make Americans Safer

Labor Freedom Makes Sense
Compulsory Unionism Is Immoral

James Madison: The Constitutional War President
War Emergencies Are Tests to Obey the Constitution

No Shortcuts
Greater Shareholding Leads to Increased Government Activism and Regulation

Seeing the World Plain
America's Prosperity and Liberty Are Rare in This World

Self Interest, Part I
Self-Interest Staves Off a Tyranny of Busybodies

Postconstitutional America?
Sacrificing Liberty Does Not Increase Security

California’s War on Homeschoolers
Homeschooling One's Children Should Not Be a Crime

The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance, by Russell Roberts
A Lively Debate about the Morality of Capitalism

The Technology of Property Rights
Property Rights Emerge Through the Competitive Process

The Trouble with Government
Government Is the Protector, Not Creator, of Rights

Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment
The Latest Salvo in the Battle to Redefine Smith

The Opium of the Intellectuals
Every Reader Can Learn Much from Aron

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