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March 2006

Volume 56, 2006

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FEE at 60: Self-Improvement and First Principles
How Leonard Read Came to Found FEE

Book Reviews - March 2006

It's Always Something
There Is No Shortage of Threats for the Economically Ignorant

We Need a Stiff Oil Tax?
Higher Gasoline Taxes Reduce Freedom and Destroy Wealth

A Supreme Court to Be Proud Of
Fuller's Court Stretched Neither the Law Nor the Constitution

Free Trade: History and Perception
Trade Occurs Between Businesses and Individuals, Not Countries

The Neglected Factor in the Housing "Bubble"
Regulations Make Housing Artificially Scarce

The Moral and Cultural Climate of Entrepreneurship
Liberty Allows Humans to Flourish

The Immorality of Redistribution
The Survival of Welfare State Programs Relies on a Precarious Balance

Should Professors Be Allowed to Unionize?
The National Labor Relations Act Should Be Repealed

The Real Revolution and You
Competitive Capitalism Remains a Revolutionary Idea

Broadband: A Basic Right?
Municipalities Shouldn't Provide Internet Service

Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development
Stiglitz Suffers from Imperfect Knowledge

They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
In an Environment of Freedom, Innovators Succeed

The Harsh Truth About Public Schools
Is Our School System Beyond Reform?

Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War
A Clear Application of Market-Based Economics to Civil War Issues

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