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March 1995

Volume 45, 1995

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Risks in the Modern World: What Prospects for Rationality?
Political Risk Management Is Irrational

Chemicals and Witches: Standards of Evidence in Regulation
Arousing Public Fear Is an Ancient Bureaucratic Strategy

Controlling Risk: Regulation or Rights?
Misreading Risk Results in Misdirected Solutions

EcoKids: New Automatons on the Block
Environmental "Education" Is Brainwashing Our Children

The Role of Rights
Common Law Promotes Responsible Behavior

The War on Radon: Few Join Up
Why Does the EPA Go After Radon?

Making the Polluter Pay
Common Law Remedies Provide Better Solutions to Environmental Pollution

Why Governments Can't Handle Risk
Safety Is a Process of Discovery

Human Health and Costly Risk Reduction
The Federal Government's Risk-Reduction Efforts Are Badly Skewed

Assessing the Risk Assessors
Can We Rely on the Findings of Government Experts?

Owning the Unownable
Government's Efforts Aggravate Problems

Adam Smith- "I had almost forgot that I was the author of the inquiry concerning The Wealth of Nations"
Smith Articulates a Deep Understanding of Why a Free Society Works Best

Recycling Myths
Recycling Often Spends More Resources Than It Saves

Cultural Pollution
The Welfare State Buffers People from Any Need to Behave Like Civilized Human Beings

Economics on Trial
Does Austrian Business Cycle Theory Have Merit?

Risk, Rights, and Regulation
How Can We Manage Risks While Enhancing Freedom?

Minimum Wages
Minimum Wage Laws Raise Barriers to Employment

Eco-Sanity: A Common-Sense Guide to Environmentalism
The Standard Against Which Environmentalist Claims Should Be Measured

No Turning Back: Dismantling the Fantasies of Environmental Thinking
Fresh Insights About Environmentalism, Scientific Ecology, and Property Rights

The Spirit of Freedom: Essays in American History
An Excellent Addition to American Historiography

Public Goods and Private Communities: The Market Provision of Social Services
A Valuable Analysis of Public Goods and Public Finance

Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics
There Are Only Two Ways to Acquire Resources: Purchase or Plunder

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