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May 2006

Volume 56, 2006


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John Maynard Keynes: The Damage Still Done by a Defunct Economist

Keynes Provided a Rationale for Government Spending and Pandering to Special Interests
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How U.S. Economic Warfare Provoked Japan's Attack on Pearl Harbor

The Orthodox View of Pearl Harbor Is a Tissue of Misconceptions
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Backing the Wrong Horse: How Private Schools Are Good for the Poor

Third World Poor Turn to Private Education
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Hayek and Freedom

Freedom Is the Recognition of the Necessity of Law and Morality to Ensure That Human Interaction Is Cooperative and Orderly
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Book Review: Russian Conservatism and Its Critics, by Richard Pipes

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  • Russian Conservatism and Its Critics
    by Richard Pipes Reviewed by Richard M. Ebeling

  • Paying with Plastic: The Digital Revolution in Buying and Borrowing
    by David S. Evans and Richard Schmalensee Reviewed by J. H. Huebert

  • The New New Left: How American Politics Works Today
    by Steven Malanga Reviewed by George C. Leef

  • Learning Economics
    by Arnold King Reviewed by Donald J. Boudreaux

Free-Market Moments on the Silver Screen

Hollywood Occasionally Takes a Break from Vilifying Capitalism
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If you believe in capitalism, going to the movies is all too often a painful exercise. Even those you expect to be apolitical turn up gratuitous dialogue that ped­dles Hollywood’s pervasive but infantile anti-market sentiments. Apparently there’s a lot of money to be made criticizing the very marketplace that enables even its most superficial critics to get rich.

Mental Illness as Brain Disease: A Brief History Lesson

There Is No Evidence That a Chemical Imbalance Causes Mental Illness
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Japan, Germany, and the End of the Third Way

Free-Market Exchange with Limited Government Is the Only Successful Form of Capitalism
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On Misplaced Concreteness in Social Theory

Harms Attributed to the Free Market Often Result from Politics
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The Early History of FEE

Recollections about the Foundation for Economic Education
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Book Review: The New New Left: How American Politics Works Today, Steven Malanga

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Book Review: Learning Economics, by Arnold Kling

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