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March 1998

Volume 48, 1998

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Social Security Can Be Good for Your Health
How Can We Make Social Security Pay Off?

Penalty of Surrender
Principle Does Not Lend Itself to Bending or Compromising

The Seduction of Homeschooling Families
Government Homeschooling Programs Seek to Eliminate Parents' Choices for Their Children's Education

How Cities Put the Brakes on Taxicabs
Local Governments Erect Insurmountable Barriers to Entrepreneurship

The Persistence of Poverty in India: Culture or System?
Once Economic Energies Are Unshackled, Religion or Culture Cannot Stand in the Way for Long

The Myth of Compulsory Union Membership
No American Worker Can Legally Be Forced to Become or Remain a Union Member in Good Standing in Any State

On Giving Back
This Rhetoric Reinforces the Mistaken View that Businesses Profit by Stealing from Customers

Liberating the Jury
The Right of Jury Nullification Stands Timeless and Irrevocable

Lying Government Ads
Kids Aren't Fooled or Frightened by Nonsense Public Service Announcements

Government and the Market: Chicken or Egg?
Economic Activity, Not Government, Was Probably the First Kind of Social Interaction between Individuals

Billy Durant: From Carriages to Cars
How Family and Entrepreneurship Blended to Create the Largest Car Company in the World

Burn Your House, Boost the Economy
Why GDP is a Flawed Measurement

Samuelson's Last Hurrah
Samuelson's Thinking Has Gradually Shifted from Keynesian to Classical Economics

Michigan: Where Privatization Is Working
Shrinking Government Strengthens Our Liberties

Ax Business Welfare and Privatize Social Security
Eliminating Corporate Welfare Could Free Up Funds for Social Security Reform

Judges versus Majorities versus Peaceful People
The Judiciary Should Protect Private People from Government Interference

Molecular Individualism
The Associations Possible in a Free Society Create Higher Living Standards

Halfway to Anywhere: Achieving America's Destiny in Space by G. Harry Stine
Does the Private Sector Have a Role in Outer Space?

Empire Builders by Burton W. Folsom, Jr.
An Engaging Book about American Entrepreneurs

Not Out of Africa by Mary Lefkowitz and Out of America by Keith B. Richburg
Two Books Willing to Tackle Difficult Questions about Race, Culture, and Political Economy

Unconventional Wisdoms: The Best of Warren Brookes edited by Thomas J. Bray
A Treasure Chest of Commentary on Economics, Politics, and the Environment

The Templeton Honor Rolls for Education in a Free Society, 1997-1998, Foreword by William E. Simon
An Insightful Commentary on Templeton Honor Roll Winners

Reputation: Studies in the Voluntary Elicitation of Good Conduct edited by Daniel B. Klein
A Valuable Contribution to Our Understanding of Free Markets

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