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October 1999

Volume 49, 1999

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The Berry Bikes: A Lesson in Private Property
An Inexpensive Example of the Tragedy of the Commons

Bought and Sold: Drug Warriors and the Media
The Federal Government and the Media Form an Unholy Taxpayer-Financed Alliance

Wilhelm Röpke: A Centenary Appreciation
Röpke Was a Prophet Warning of the Dangers from a Loss of Our Moral Compass

Market Money and Free Banking
Any Quantity of Money Is Adequate Because Prices Will Adjust

Who's Locked In to What?
Government, Not the Market, Locks People into Bad Situations

Health Care: Over the Canadian Cliff?
The United States Faces a Stark Choice Regarding Health Care

The Love of Economics
Economics Is Focused on Human Choice

Comparative Advantage
Free Trade Benefits High-Paid U.S. Workers

Chicago Gun Show
Concealed Handguns Deter Crime

Ever Striving
Entrepreneurs Constantly Strive to Make Our Lives Better

Legalized Theft Is Good for the Poor?
Reich's Share-the-Wealth Plan Is Nothing But Another Ponzi Scheme

The Great Philanthropists and the Problem of "Donor Intent"
Foundations Built with the Fortunes of Laissez-Faire Advocates Have Been Subverted

Nixon's Economy: Booms, Busts, Dollars, and Votes
A Play-by-Play Description of Nixon's Top Priority

Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed
A Brilliant Work of Remarkable Scope

Silencing Science
A Lighthearted Approach to a Serious Subject

Staring into Chaos: Explorations in the Decline of Western Civilization
A Competent and Congenial Guide

My Barbers
Unsung Heroes of Capitalism

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