October 2000Volume 50, 2000
Drug Prohibition Threatens Our Right to Be Secure in Our Homes
October 01 2000 by Paul Armentano ,
Gun-Control Laws Deprive Reputable Citizens of Protection
October 01 2000 by H.L. Mencken ,
Political Transaction-Cost Manipulation Has Cost Us Dearly
October 01 2000 by Charlotte A. Twight ,
The Underdeveloped World's Best Hope
October 01 2000 by James A. Dorn ,
The Term Is Inappropriate and Counterproductive
October 01 2000 by Christopher Lingle ,
A Pro-Government, Anti-Private-Property View Dominated the Microsoft Antitrust Trial
October 01 2000 by Barbara Hunter ,
The Profit Motive Brings Differing Goals Into Harmony
October 01 2000 by
Women Can No Longer Seek Civil Damages Under the Violence Against Women Act
October 01 2000 by Wendy McElroy ,
The OECD Cartel Wants to Protect Countries' Tax Bases
October 01 2000 by David N. Laband ,
Patent Litigation Is a Big Problem for Technology Companies
October 01 2000 by Christopher Mayer ,
The Federal Government Attempts to Quarter Living Creatures on Private Property
October 01 2000 by Richard L. Stroup , Andrew P. Morriss ,
A Great Champion of Liberty
October 01 2000 by Donald J. Boudreaux ,
Bank Failures Don't Require Government Bailouts
October 01 2000 by Lawrence W. Reed ,
Foreign Policy in Sierra Leone Has Had Dismal Results
October 01 2000 by Doug Bandow ,
The dismal experience of Sierra Leone has struck yet another blow against United Nations peacekeeping. America's U.N. Ambassador, Richard Holbrooke, plaintively argues that Sierra Leone “is not a metaphor for UN peacekeeping.” But how could it be otherwise?
An Upcoming Case May Resolve the Old Second Amendment Dispute
October 01 2000 by Sheldon Richman ,
We Price Our Lives Every Day by the Actions We Take
October 01 2000 by Dwight R. Lee ,
When I ask students in my large economics classes if some things are just too important to put a price on, someone always answers, “human life.” This seems like a reasonable answer.
Does Austrian Business Cycle Theory Have Merit?
March 01 1995 by Mark Mark Skousen ,
Last month, I wrote about the long-standing debate between the Monetarists and the Austrians, which surfaces at practically every Mont Pelerin Society meeting. Both schools are ardent defenders of the free market, yet they fight incessantly over methodology and economic modeling.
Personal Greed Is Vital to Human Welfare
October 01 2000 by Walter E. Williams ,
What's the noblest of human motivations? Some might be tempted to answer: charity, love of one's neighbor, or, in modern, politically correct language, giving something back or feeling another's pain. In my book, these are indeed noble motivations, but they pale in comparison to a much more potent motivation for human action.