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October 1992

Volume 42, 1992

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The Education of a Politician
Experience taught one former politician an important economic lesson.

Never to Be Put Up for Vote
America has an invisible dictator: the popular will.

The Marketplace Relies Upon Commercial Free Speech
The government is waging war against alcohol labeling and advertising.

Human Imperfection as a Market Strength
Do people interfere with market efficiency?

National Health Insurance: A Medical Disaster
Socialized medicine results in skyrocketing demand, overburdened doctors, deteriorating medical services, and endless waiting lists.

Two Kinds of Slums
Some Venezuelan families live in terrible slums, but without government subsidies, they have incentives to get out.

There is no market for simple, unadorned competence in public life.

Redlight for Greenways
Greenways quietly attack not only our property rights, but also our privacy and our political freedom.

Capital for Profit: The Triumph of Ricardian Political Economy over Marx and the Neoclassical
Fabra reconsiders the propositions of Ricardian economics.

Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe, and America
The lessons of what made America great in the first place are lost on Lester Thurow.

Why We Spend Too Much on Health Care and Twenty Myths About National Health Insurance
National health insurance has destroyed quality health care and freedom of choice in countries throughout the world.

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