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October 1996

Volume 46, 1996

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Classical Libertarian Compromises on State Education
Paine, Smith, and Mill Failed to Foresee the Consequences of Government Schools

The Vatican and the Free Market
Economic Science and Spiritual Concerns Point in the Same Direction

A Good Conversation and the Marketplace
Market Prices Help to Establish Trust, Responsibility, and Freedom

The Flat Tax: Simplicity Desimplified
A Flat Rate May Be the Best Way to Keep Taxes Low

Cutting Marginal Tax Rates: Evidence from the 1920s
Tax Cuts Lead to Economic Growth

Government's Hostile Takeover
Estate Taxes Create Disincentives to Invest, Save, and Take Risks

Why Some Federal Jobs Should Be Abolished
Those Who Live Off Stolen Funds Will Have to Rearrange Their Lives

What Is Multiculturalism?
Multiculturalism Is the Esoteric Form of Virulent Ethnic Politics

The Bright Side of Failure
Failure Is Essential to Economic Progress

Individual Happiness and the Minimal State
People Will Be Happiest if Given Freedom, Not Money or Goods

Managing Dissonance in the Iron Triangle
Cognitive Dissonance Explains Certain Economic Behaviors

Thomas Babington Macaulay: Extraordinary Eloquence for Liberty
Macaulay's Writings Are an Essential of Civilization

The Privatization Revolution
Smaller Government Serves Us Better

Regulatory Overkill
America's Regulatory Behemoth Requires Systemic Reform

Economic Ends and Means
Some People Use the State as Their Instrument of Coercion

Freedom-for-Labor Day in New Zealand
New Zealand's ECA Boldly Eliminated Forced Union Membership and Dues

Environmentalism at the Crossroads: Green Activism in America
A Dissection of the Modern Environmentalist Movement

The Just Society
What Does "Justice" Mean?

Principle & Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt
Jefferson Feared Saddling Future Generations with Debt and Taxes

The State of Humanity
Simon Presents the True Facts of the Environmental Debate

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