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March 2005

Volume 55, 2005

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Bad Is Not Good
How Does an Interventionist Culture Reform Itself?

Detroit's Flirtation with Economic Suicide
Local Politicians Endorse a Racist, Government-Focused Approach to Economic Development

The European Union and the Interventionist State
A European Constitution Will Centralize All Decision-Making

The Great Outsourcing Scare of 2004
Part Sensationalism, Part Economic Ignorance

Free Trade and the Climb Out of Poverty
Lifting Trade Restrictions Improves Economic Development

Capitalism: Still on Trial
Market Mechanisms Remain the Best Protection Against Corporate Fraud

Unjust Compensation
Victims of Eminent Domain Face Undue Stress and Financial Loss

Hypnotized by Models
Economists Fail to Interpret the Application of Mathematical Models to Real-Life Events

How the Western Cattlemen Created Property Rights
Early Pioneers Carved Out Stable Private Institutions

Benjamin Rush and "Medical Marijuana"
How Lies Become Truths

Henry Hazlitt on Unions: Part II
American Unionism Violates the Freedom of Association

The Universal Hunger for Liberty: Why the Clash of Civilizations Is Not Inevitable
What Makes Western Civilization Unique?

Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure
The Intellectual Climate in American Higher Education Is Suffering

Government Failure: E.G. West on Education
Compulsory Government Schooling Is a Dismal Failure

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