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Paul L. Poirot was a long-time member of the staff of the Foundation for Economic Education and editor of its journal, The Freeman, from 1956 to 1987.

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SEPTEMBER 05, 2014

Improving the lot of the working poor is not as simple as pushing a button. People are raised out of difficult working conditions over time through savings, investment, and innovation.

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JUNE 13, 2014

Rights to property--property in yourself and in your possessions--cannot be separated from human rights.

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Consistently and Continuously Standing Against the Fallacies and Clichés of Politics

JANUARY 01, 2006

Henry Hazlitt (18941993), on the hundredth anniversary of his birth, most deservedly was designated journalist of the century. He also was the last survivor of the founding trustees of the Foundation for Economic Education.

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The Social Security Idea Is Based on a Questionable Premise

SEPTEMBER 01, 2005

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MAY 01, 1996

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JULY 01, 1981

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APRIL 01, 1981

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AUGUST 01, 1979

In testament to the collected works of a brilliant exemplar of freedom in all its aspects.

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FEBRUARY 01, 1976

A growing "public sector" diminishes market opportunities to serve consumers.

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MAY 01, 1975

This rule of the market is its defense of private property.

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APRIL 01, 1975

Stop the monetary manipulation and the waste of scarce resources.

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MARCH 01, 1975

Profit is costless, if earned.

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DECEMBER 01, 1974

What if they were legal tender?

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JULY 01, 1974

Poverty serves a purpose, for those who feel pain and react appropriately.

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MAY 01, 1974

Washington can lead us into crisis, if we so empower the government.

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FEBRUARY 01, 1974

In the case of economic "shortages" the issue is not so much self-subsistence as it is self-responsibility.

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DECEMBER 01, 1973

Profits are the rewards to entrepreneurs who best serve customers; in any profit-sharing plan, beware of coercive intervention.

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OCTOBER 01, 1973

How the market and its money system serve especially the laboring poor.

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JULY 01, 1973

Unless we learn to tolerate the minor mistakes men make, we'll be plagued by the major mistake of totalitarian government.

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MAY 01, 1973

The results of freedom cannot be classified or known in advance.

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