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September 1997

Volume 47, 1997


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The Perversity of Doing Good at Others' Expense

Wealth Transfers Destroy the Discipline and Accountability That Make Real Virtue Possible
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Guardians of the Constitution or Watching Out for Their Own?

Judges Are Charged with the Sacred Duty of Protecting the Rights of All Citizens
September 01 1997 by ,

Federal Government Growth Before the New Deal

Lincoln and Wilson Set Precedents for Government Spending
September 01 1997 by ,

Market-Based Environmentalism vs. the Free Market

Market-Based Environmentalism Attempts to Impose Personal Attitudes on Society
September 01 1997 by ,

Mises's Legacy for Feminists

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Government and Disaster Relief

Federal Disaster Relief Displaces More Effective Private Charity
September 01 1997 by ,

The North Dakota flood this past spring was a heartbreaker. The scenes of devastation gripped the nation and brought tears to the eyes of millions. Back here in Michigan, my historian friend Burt Folsom used the occasion to acquaint me with an event about which I knew nothing: the terrible Michigan fire of 1881. Folsom noted a couple of differences between these two natural disasters, and gave me an earful of information that readers of this column may find interesting.

Military Follies and Memorial Day Memories

Many Young Americans' Sacrifices Had Nothing to Do with Freedom
September 01 1997 by ,

Getting Published: An Austrian Triumph

Austrian Economists' Influence Is Growing
September 01 1997 by ,

The Nanny State

Popular Sentiment Against Tobacco Companies Holds that Americans Cannot Make Sensible Choices
September 01 1997 by ,

The Right to Medical Care

A Government that Controls Medical Spending Controls the Length of Your Life
September 01 1997 by ,

The Concise Conservative Encyclopedia by Brad Miner

A Valuable Contribution to Any Student of Liberty's Library
September 01 1997 by ,

The Diversity Machine: The Drive to Change the White Male Workplace by Frederick R. Lynch

Where Will Irrational Ethnic and Gender Group Consciousness Lead Us?
September 01 1997 by ,

The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America: Since 1945, 2nd edition by George H. Nash

Fascinating Coverage of Key Players and Ideas
September 01 1997 by ,

The Young Entrepreneur's Guide To Starting and Running a Business by Steve Mariotti

Mariotti Helps Make Society More Educated and More Prosperous
September 01 1997 by ,

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