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June 1995

June 1995

Volume 45, 1995

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Knowledge, Ignorance, and Government Schools
We Are Utterly Ignorant of the Possibilities for Free-Market Education

History of the Voucher Idea
Milton Friedman Popularized but Did Not Originate the School-Voucher Concept

Vouchers: Politically Correct Money
Vouchers Create the Illusion of Parental Authority Without the Substance Thereof

Capitalism Is Merciless to Capitalists
Capitalism Is a Great Force for Efficiency

Lessons from a Year in Romania
Socialism Wastes Resources

The New Nihilism
Terror Culture Is Growing in Force and Articulation

The Minimum Wage Law
Minimum Wage Laws Disadvantage Young and Inexperienced Workers

The Mushroom Wars
Common Property Ownership Wastes and Degrades Resources

Richard Cobden's Triumphant Crusade for Free Trade and Peace
With Trade Liberalization, England Prospered

If It Ain't Broke - Don't Regulate It
Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis Protect Us from Over-Regulation

Freedom, Efficiency, and The New York Post
Entrepreneurs Should Have the Freedom to Pile Up Losses As Well As Profits

A Reviewer Remembered: John Chamberlain 1903-1995
Chamberlain Let His Printed Words Speak for Themselves

Destruction Is No Blessing
Disaster Is Not the Magical Route to Economic Progress

The "Root Causes" of Crime
We Must Address the Moral Abdication Occurring in Our Homes, Communities, and Institutions

Affirmative Action
False Labor Doctrines Victimize American Workers

Turning Libertarian: An Appreciation
What Is Libertarianism?

All the Trouble in the World: The Lighter Side of Overpopulation, Famine, Ecological Disaster, Ethnic Hatred, Plague, and Poverty
America's Heir to the H. L. Mencken Legacy

On Looking Into the Abyss: Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society
A Serious Thinker Reflects on Our Intellectual Culture

Inflation Is Theft
One Cannot Separate Inflationary Monetary Policy from Profligate Fiscal Policy

In Defense of Advertising: Arguments from Reason, Ethical Egoism, and Laissez-Faire Capitalism
A Philosophical Defense of Marketing

Liberty Against Power: Essays by Roy A. Childs, Jr.
A Fitting Tribute

Liberalism, Conservatism, and Catholicism: An Evaluation of Contemporary American Political Ideologies in Light of Catholic Social Teaching
A Superb Reference Work for Catholics

Civil Wrongs: What Went Wrong With Affirmative Action
Civil-Rights Legislation Pretends to Peer into the Hearts of Men

Princess Navina Visits Mandaat
On the Perils of Over-Regulation

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