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January/February 2004

Volume 54, 2004


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There Is No Central Plan for Winning Liberty

We Must Win People Over One at a Time
January 01 2004 by ,

Taking Liberties . . . and Properties

The Public Use Constraint Has Been Thrown to the Wind
January 01 2004 by ,

Econ 101: An Austrian Economist's Dream

Human Beings Behave Purposefully
January 01 2004 by ,

Is Social Security Reform Paternalistic?

Under Some Proposals, Tax Payments Are Only the Beginning
January 01 2004 by ,

One great, and valid, complaint about Social Security is that it is paternalistic: it does things for the individual that he should do for himself. In so doing, it commits the twin transgressions of forcing some people to support others and making the beneficiaries the servile dependents of the state.

Regulatory Escalation

Does the Nanny State Make Us Safer?
January 01 2004 by ,

The Lessons of Another Tolstoy

V. K. Tolstoy Was Guilty of Being a Scientist
January 01 2004 by ,

Property and Prosperity: The Vital Link

Humans Require a Sphere of Authority to Make Meaningful Moral Decisions
January 01 2004 by ,

Politics Corrupts Money

The Law Cannot Distinguish Between Good and Bad Uses of Money
January 01 2004 by ,

Free Trade: Key to Peace and Prosperity

Specialization and Trade Benefit Both Individuals and Society
January 01 2004 by ,

Business and Ethics

Businessmen Are Judged by the Same Moral Law That Applies to the Rest of Us
January 01 2004 by ,

On "Elective Despotism"

Democracy Is Incompatible with Personal Security and Property Rights
January 01 2004 by ,

From Pennsylvania to Verdun: Friedrich List and the Origins of World War I

Bad Economic Ideas Can Cause Massive Destruction
January 01 2004 by ,

Why Are Economists So Misunderstood?

Economics Has an Image Problem
January 01 2004 by ,

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