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May 2001

Volume 51, 2001

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Environmentalism as Though People and Facts Really Mattered
Threatening Individual Rights with "Environmental Rights" Weakens the Cause

True Ecology
Exploring the Origins of a Misunderstood Term

Unprecedented Global Warming?
Global Warming Is Both Common and Natural

Toward an Educational Renaissance
Homeschooling Communities Are Marvelous Examples of Spontaneous Order

Rights Without Exceptions
A Right, to Be a Right, Must Be Absolute

Superheroes and the Fight for Liberty
Many Comics Espouse Libertarian Principles

The Post Office as a Violation of Constitutional Rights
An Efficient and Cheap Mail Services Is Not the USPS's Primary Function

The Pledge versus the Oath
The Socialists Knew What They Were Doing When They Created America's Pledge of Allegiance

Plain Vanilla Liberty
The Word "Liberty" Stands Naked and Unadorned

May Day: Classlessness and Mr. Marx
Unhampered Capitalism Is As Close to a Classless Society as America Will See

Don't Be Framed
Taking the Luster Off Protectionist Arguments

Why Term Limits?
Politicians Who Must Return to Ordinary Society Will Think More Carefully about Their Actions

Making Environmental Tradeoffs
The Misguided Campaign Against DDT Is Killing Millions

Kevorkian, Lies, and Suicide
Did Kevorkian Really See His Activities As Medical Obligations?

The Efficient Amount of Pollution
Economic Analysis Is Crucial to Understanding and Reducing Environmental Problems

It All Started with Adam
Smith First Explained How Competition Transforms Self-Interest into the Common Good

It Depends on What the Meaning of "Advice" Is
Bush Should Overturn Clinton's Executive Order for Section 203(c) of the LMRDA

To Each According to His Need As He Sees It

Cutting Off Subsidies Restricts Freedom?
Just Because Something Is Constitutional Doesn't Mean It Should Be Subsidized

What Price Fame? by Tyler Cowen
An Ingenious Analysis of the Causes and Consequences of Fame

Free Speech and the Politics of Identity by David A. J. Richards
A Toxic Mound of Antilibertarian Thought

The Triumph of Liberty by Jim Powell
A Fascinating Collection of Brief Biographical Sketches of Champions of Freedom

Government Works: Why Americans Need the Feds by Milton J. Esman
A Screechy Little Book That "Defends" Statist Programs

Ready or Not: What Happens When We Treat Children As Small Adults by Kay S. Hymowitz
Childhood Is Not a Socially Constructed Artifact That We Can Deconstruct and Reconstruct at Will

Grover Cleveland: A Study in Character by Alyn Brodsky
Most Presidents Look Like Rogues and Pipsqueaks Compared to Cleveland

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