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September 2000

Volume 50, 2000

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The Miracle of Privatization
Privatization Increases Innovation, Decreases Corruption, and More

Property and Liberty
Property Rights Are Essential to Liberty

Economists Against the FDA
The Quack Platitudes That Drive Public Policy Are Deadly

Trade and Freedom in China: A Reality Check
Human Rights Violations Cannot Be Dismissed on Any Grounds

The Colonial Origins of American Liberty
The Union—Next to Our Liberties, Most Dear!

A Light Goes Out in New Zealand
The Employment Relations Act Turns Back the Clock

Austrian Inflation, Austrian Money, and Federal Reserve Policy
Why Salerno's Critiques Are Invalid

Inflation and Money: A Reply to Timberlake
How Should We Define "Money" and "Inflation"?

Final Comment on Salerno’s Monetary Program
Contractions and Depressions Are Avoidable


End the Farm Dole Once and for All
We Need a Genuine Free Market in Agriculture

Bipartisan Drug Entitlement
Election-Minded Politicians See Rewards in Demonizing Drug Companies

Progress in Pain Relief
Drug Control Policies Deprive Suffering Patients

Take This Job and Shove It, at the Margin
Attracting Workers to the Right Jobs Requires Pay Differentials

Economics on Trial
Does Austrian Business Cycle Theory Have Merit?

Will Campaign Finance Reform Enhance the Power of the People?
A Competitive Political Marketplace Is a Voter's Best Friend

Who's to Blame?

Female-Parent Wage Gap Requires Action?
Child-Rearing Has Opportunity Costs

Chosen Words Have Meaning
Is the Constitution a Legal Document or a Political One?

The Global Education Industry: Lessons from Private Education in Developing Countries
Private Enterprise Provides Superior Education Alternatives Worldwide

Reflections on a Ravaged Century
Governments Have Always Been the Leading Cause of Violent Death

The Economic Consequences of Rolling Back the Welfare State
Government Largess Creates Moral Hazards

Property and Freedom
Zoning Laws Are Built on Sand

Plagues of the Mind: The New Epidemic of False Knowledge
Why Can't People Think Clearly Despite Increasing Levels of Formal Education?

American Compact: James Madison and the Problem of Founding
A Lucid and Thoughtful Analysis

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