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June 2002

Volume 52, 2002

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The War on Margarine
The Dairy Lobby Employed Many Weapons in its Long Fight

The Living Wage Folly
How Living-Wage Ordinances Harm Workers and Taxpayers

Sting Operations and the Separation of Powers
One-Party Taping Laws Throw Out Judicial Checks on Executive Arrogance

The Economics of Infantilism
Whining Doesn't Create Wealth

Lunch with a Free-Market Subversive
Peru's History Is a Grim Tale of Centralized Statism

After That
Capitalism Is the Great Liberator

Alaskan Courtesy
The Alaskan Appeals Court Errs on the Side of Liberty

Parasite Economics
The Free Market Has No Systematic Victims

A Tale of Two Tariffs
Tariffs Do Not Protect Anything

We're All Rawlsians Now!
What Makes a Society Just?

A Painless Way to Triple Your Savings
How Individuals Can Solve Their Financial Problems without the Help of the State

A Privatization Revolution in a Most Unlikely Place
Rwanda Is Engaged in the Continent's Most Ambitious Privatization Campaign

The War on Charity
Government Aid Crowds Out Private Charity

Government Needs to Lose Weight
Being Overweight Is a Private, Not Public, Health Issue

Absorbing Immigrants
Does America Have the Space and Resources to Allow Open Borders?

Enron Lessons
Perfection Is a Standard That No System Can Meet

No Responsibility, No Freedom
The Brave New World Is Here

Capitalism Is a Government Project?
Even Conservatives Are Criticizing the Free Market

Unfree Speech: The Folly of Campaign Finance Reform by Bradley A. Smith
The Last Word in Defense of Free Speech in Political Campaigns

After Prohibition: An Adult Approach to Drug Policies in the 21st Century by Timothy Lynch
A Considerable Spectrum of Opinions on the Drug War

The Financial Century: From Turmoils to Triumphs by Reuven Brenner
Financial Markets Further Prosperity and Decentralize Power

Cuba in Revolution by Miguel A. Faria, Jr.
The Cuban People Are Suffering at the Hands of Fidel Castro

Internal Improvement: National Public Works and the Promise of Popular Government in the Early United States by John Lauritz Larson
Can Transportation Networks Be Centrally Planned?

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