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May 1998

Volume 48, 1998


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On That Day Began Lies

Personal responsibility never disappears.
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It is simply a matter of personal determination and a resolve to act and speak in strict accordance with one's inner, personal dictate of what is right. And for each of us to see to it that no other man or set of men is given permission to represent us otherwise.

Let 'Em Skate!: Defeating Local Socialism

The Story of a Proposed Ice Arena in Meridian Township, Michigan
May 01 1998 by ,

Human Ignorance and Social Engineering

Spontaneous order and the inadequacy of human knowledge.
May 01 1998 by ,

Unrestrained Appetites, Unlimited Government

That pesky Commerce Clause.
May 01 1998 by ,

We Can Do Better than Government Inspection of Meat

Rely on the market.
May 01 1998 by ,

Herbert Dow and Predatory Pricing

Making the Best Product at the Lowest Price Beats Price Fixing
May 01 1998 by ,

Today's Most Influential Economist?

It's Not Who You Think
May 01 1998 by ,

Fill in the blank. Who is the mysterious economist named above? Most of my colleagues named Milton Friedman, but in Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw's bestseller, the Chicago economist runs a close second to. . . . F.A. Hayek, the Austrian economist! Why Hayek? Because,

The Freedom Not to Pay for Other People's Politics

The Failure to Enforce Beck Rights Mocks Justice and Offends Individual Liberty
May 01 1998 by ,

Deficits Are Good

Red Ink Helps to Check Politicians' Free-Spending Tendencies
May 01 1998 by ,

Social Cooperation, Good Intentions, and Incentives

Cooperation through Division of Labor and Exchange Creates a Better Society
May 01 1998 by ,

Salt Without Savor

Unions Have Special Privileges and Immunities
May 01 1998 by ,

Cursed by Economic Knowledge and Ignorance

The News Media Have a Juvenile Grasp of Economics
May 01 1998 by ,

Mr. Spencer Versus the State

Spencer Was a Symbol of Laissez-Faire Liberalism
May 01 1998 by ,

Rediscovering American Values

Traditional American Values Form the Basis of Freedom
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In Restraint of Trade: The Business Campaign Against Competition, 1918–1938

Does Government Regulate Big Business in the Public Interest?
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