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July 1996

Volume 46, 1996

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Restoring Parental Responsibility for Education
Separation of School and State Would Re-Establish Parents' Rights and Responsibilities

The Spread of Education Before Compulsion: Britain and America in the Nineteenth Century
Government Education Increased Bureaucracy and Reduced Liberty

Education: What About the Poor?
Government Education Harms Low-Income Children Most Severely

Teachers Unions: Are the Schools Run for Them?
No Simple Reform Will Break the Power of Teachers' Unions

Government Licensing: The Enemy of Employment
How Come Many People Who Want to Work Can't Find Jobs?

When Entrepreneurs Become Victims
Why Did the FTC Pursue the Publisher of Hooked on Phonics?

Liberty and Responsibility: Inseparable Ideals
Liberty Is Vulnerable to Decay into Mere License

Rejecting Responsibility
The Actions of Well-Intentioned Do-Gooders Continue to Plague Us

The Virtues of Competition
Competition Encourages Better Performance

Alexis de Tocqueville: How People Gain Liberty and Lose It
Tocqueville Warned That a Welfare State Could Seduce People Into Servitude

How Real Is the Asian Economic Miracle?
Free-Market Reforms Spur Economic Growth

Mixing Public and Private
Halfway Measures to Reform Public Schools Are a Waste of Time

Private Prejudice, Private Remedy
Racial Norming Makes the Most Elemental Decisions Political

Jobs and Trade
Free Trade Is Fair Trade

It's No Manufactured Crisis
Parents Have the Right to Choose a Better Education for Their Children

The Lost City: Discovering the Forgotten Virtues of Community in the Chicago of the 1950s
Ehrenhalt's Book Is Like an Opened Time Capsule

Hazardous to Our Health? FDA Regulation of Health Care Products
The FDA Deprives Us of Choice

A History of the Mont Pelerin Society
The MPS Intellectual Push for a Free Society Has Ever Been Uphill

Human Action
Mises Greatly Enlarged the Field of Economics

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