November 2001Volume 51, 2001
Public Property Enables Crime
November 01 2001 by James Peron ,
What Is the Government Doing in Our Bathrooms?
November 01 2001 by Michael Heberling ,
Government Is the Real Threat to Energy Sustainability
November 01 2001 by Robert L. Bradley Jr. ,
Choice Is the Key to Individualist Feminism
November 01 2001 by Wendy McElroy ,
Government-Prescribed Credentials Don't Create Good Teachers
November 01 2001 by George C. Leef ,
How Did the Industrial Revolution Affect Living Standards?
November 01 2001 by Thomas E. Woods Jr. ,
Economic Freedom Offers Hope to Countries Struggling with Poverty
November 01 2001 by Aaron Schavey ,
Government Has No Business Rigging the Market for the Politically Well-Connected
November 01 2001 by Lawrence W. Reed ,
In June the Bush administration reported to Congress that the federal ethanol incentive program has done precisely the opposite of what was intended. Instead of reducing gasoline consumption, foreign oil dependency, and air pollution, the program caused Americans to use 473 million more gallons of gasoline in 2000 than in 1999. In fact, if this program remains in place, it actually will increase gasoline use by 9 billion gallons from 2005 to 2008.
Bastiat Saw That Unionism Was Nothing Special
November 01 2001 by Charles W. Baird ,
On November 17, 1849, Bastiat delivered a “Speech on the Suppression of Industrial Combinations” in the Legislative Assembly. He spoke in favor of repealing legislation that prevented workers from organizing unions and calling strikes. The speech startled both his traditional adversaries on the left (the socialists) and his occasional allies on the right (the conservatives).