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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

Taking Liberties . . . and Properties
The Public Use Constraint Has Been Thrown to the Wind

Econ 101: An Austrian Economist's Dream
Human Beings Behave Purposefully

Is Social Security Reform Paternalistic?
Under Some Proposals, Tax Payments Are Only the Beginning

Regulatory Escalation
Does the Nanny State Make Us Safer?

The Lessons of Another Tolstoy
V. K. Tolstoy Was Guilty of Being a Scientist

Property and Prosperity: The Vital Link
Humans Require a Sphere of Authority to Make Meaningful Moral Decisions

Politics Corrupts Money
The Law Cannot Distinguish Between Good and Bad Uses of Money

Free Trade: Key to Peace and Prosperity
Specialization and Trade Benefit Both Individuals and Society

Business and Ethics
Businessmen Are Judged by the Same Moral Law That Applies to the Rest of Us

On "Elective Despotism"
Democracy Is Incompatible with Personal Security and Property Rights

From Pennsylvania to Verdun: Friedrich List and the Origins of World War I
Bad Economic Ideas Can Cause Massive Destruction

Why Are Economists So Misunderstood?
Economics Has an Image Problem

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