July/August 2005Volume 55, 2005
No Compromise Is Possible Between Freedom and Coercion
July 01 2005 by Richard M. Ebeling ,
When everyone's exceptions to freedom are added up, well, freedom ends up being sunk by all the "buts."
Individual Freedom and Private Property Are Indispensable for Resolving Disputes
July 01 2005 by Sheldon Richman ,
How J. A. Hobson's Ideas about Imperialism Became Common Wisdom
July 01 2005 by Stephen Davies ,
Government Monopolies Don't Face Competition
July 01 2005 by Robert Carreira ,
Ownership Is Control
July 01 2005 by Lawrence W. Reed ,
In coming months, and probably years, President Bush’s “Ownership Society” proposals—in particular, his plans for personal accounts within Social Security, health savings accounts, and more school choice—will stimulate national discussion in directions politicians for decades have feared to tread. Whether you think the President’s specifics have merit or not, this development should be seen as an opportunity to remind the American public of some critically important truths.