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March 1999

Volume 49, 1999

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To Each His Due
Private Property Institutionalizes Justice

Just Deserts
High Executive Pay Makes Economic Sense

Crimes of the Mind
Hate-Crime Laws Are Unconstitutional

Mises on Mexico
An Opportunity to Reflect on Mexico's Economic Development

Frontiers: Last, Lost, and Found
Regulation Thwarts Innovation by Making Creativity a Crime

The Great Bequest
America's Principles of Limited Government Draw on Thousands of Years of History

The Savings Crisis
Taxation and Welfare Have Eroded Thrift and Self-Reliance

The Bully that Acts Like a Hero
The Actual Purposes of Organizations Are Not Necessarily the Same as Their Stated Purposes

Philosophy 1 On 1
The Principles of Classical Liberalism Are Intuitive

Night of the Living Wage
Laws Can't Make Workers More Valuable

America's Forgotten War
World War I Did the Most to Transform the World for the Worse

Opportunities and Costs
Because of Scarcity, Everything We Do Involves Sacrifice

Illuminating the Unseen
Economic Freedoms Help Transform Our Lives

Brutes in Suits
Coercion Doesn't Gain Legitimacy When Carried Out by Politicians

Life Imitates Gilbert
Gilbert Saw Government As Something to Be Knocked Down a Notch

Asia Needs Capital Controls?
Unrestricted Financial Markets Are Not Prone to Manias or Bubbles

Vive la Différence?
Thoughts on Individualist Feminism

For Your Own Good: The Anti-Smoking Crusade and the Tyranny of Public Health by Jacob Sullum
A Welcome Voice of Reason and Truth about Cigarettes

Star-Spangled Men: America's Ten Worst Presidents by Nathan Miller
What Qualities Should We Value in a President?

Fantasies of Salvation: Democracy, Nationalism, and Myth in Post-Communist Europe by Vladimir Tismaneanu
An Exploration of Why Collectivism Has Re-Emerged in Many Post-Communist States

A History of the American People by Paul Johnson
A Balanced and Nuanced Treatment of American Stories and Personalities

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