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June 1996

Volume 46, 1996

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Historian Paul Johnson on American Liberty
An Interview with America's Most Beloved Historian

Why Our Company Needs Immigrants
America Is More Prosperous Because of Immigrants

A Speculator Talks About Free Markets
Markets Evolve Spontaneously, Beyond the Control of Any Individual or Institution

A Roundup: The Punitive Welfare State
Penalties Suggest the Harsh, Hidden Face of the Welfare State

Most Outrageous Government Waste
Bureaucrats Have Little Incentive to Spend Taxpayer Dollars Responsibly

Today's Fight for Property Rights
Regulatory Takings Hit Small Property Owners Hard

I Was a Victim of Union Violence
A True Tale of an American Petrofina Strike

How Government Destroys Jobs for Poor Women
Labor Market Regulations and Taxes Limit Employment Opportunities

Lord Acton--Political Power Corrupts
Lord Acton Saw Political Power as a Source of Evil

How Much Do You Know About Liberty? (a quiz)

Lessons for Welfare Reformers
The Welfare State Is a Costly Failure

Sports Welfare
Sports Subsidies Are Not a Proper Function of Government

Inscrutable Freedom
Gradual and Silent Encroachments Abridge Freedom

A Powerful Case for Free Trade
Trade Extinguishes War, Eradicates Prejudice, Diffuses Knowledge

Do the Right Thing
Keen Insights from a Sound Economist

The New Color Line: How Quotas and Privilege Destroy Democracy
Government Intervention Boomerangs and Makes Things Worse

Contending With Hayek: On Liberalism, Spontaneous Order and the Post-Communist Societies in Transition
Hayek's Ideas Receive the Thorough and Serious Exploration They Deserve

Speaking Freely: The Public Interest in Unfettered Speech
Government Action Often Hurts Those it Would

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