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Domestic Inflation Versus International Solvency
Feb 01, 1967
A serious problem, suggests Gary North, stems from the fact that a policy of domestic inflation results in an irredeemable money unacceptable for settling balances due in international trade.
Lew Alcindor and The Gold Crisis
Apr 01, 1968
Life isn't exactly a game of basket ball, concedes Gary North, but respected rules and an honest referee can help in either case.
The Mythology of Spaceship Earth
Nov 01, 1969
How can man bridge the intellectual chasm between scientific knowledge and moral knowledge?
Oct 01, 1969
Gold may well collect dust when properly policing a nation's monetary policies.
Tariff War, Libertarian Style
Aug 01, 1969
He who strikes the second blow starts the fight: why it's better to trade goods than to trade blows.
The Fallacy of "Intrinsic Value"
Jun 01, 1969
Not the labor stored in gold but its physical properties cause man to value it as money.
Urban Renewal and the Doctrine of Sunk Costs
May 01, 1969
An important lesson in economics concerning when to abandon a lost cause.
Apr 01, 1969
Concerning the process by which the monetary and credit policies that cause inflation eventuate in depression.
The Theology of the Exponential Curve
May 01, 1970
Perpetual progress (assuming positive interest rates and no natural or man-made catastrophe)!
Statist Bureaucracy in the Modern Economy
Jan 01, 1970
The vital difference between private and governmental planning and organization hinges on the freedom to fail individuallynot the certainty of collective failure.
Ownership, Responsibility, and the Child
Sep 01, 1971
Downward Price Flexibility and Economic Growth
May 01, 1971
Men who will not look to the market for money and pricing are doomed to disaster.
The Teacher Glut, 1971
Mar 01, 1971
A case history of interfering with the market in education to create a surplus of teachers.
The Feminine Mistake: The Economics of Women's Liberation
Jan 01, 1971
To price themselves out of the market is scarcely an appropriate step toward women's liberation.
Ownership: Free but Not Cheap
Jul 01, 1972
The private owner cannot escape the costs of ownership and the obligation to act as steward of his goods for the public's benefit.
Fixed Exchange Rates and Monetary Crises
Mar 01, 1972
Price control, whether of goods and services or of money, interferes with the peaceful processes of trade.
The Free-For-All Society
Dec 01, 1973
No society can long survive as a constant free-for-all.
Edmund Burke on Inflation and Despotism
Feb 01, 1973
Burke's warning of the evils of inflation is as timely for us today as for the French of 1790 who failed to heed him.
Price Competition and Expanding Alternatives
Aug 01, 1974
The moral imperative to maintain the conditions of freedom if we would enjoy its blessings.
The Puritan Experiment with Sumptuary Legislation
Jun 01, 1974
The customs of a society of status give way to economic practices.
The Puritan Experiment with Price Controls
May 01, 1974
Concerning the search in early New England for a "just price."
The Puritan Experiment in Common Ownership
Apr 01, 1974
The important discovery that social peace is best achieved through private ownership of the means of production.
Public Goods and Fear of Foreigners
Mar 01, 1974
Subsidized services attract more "customers" than taxpayers want to serve.
How Not to Cure an Energy Crisis
Feb 01, 1974
The results of destroying the market are not corrected by further government intervention.
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The Freeman: Summer 2015
This issue of the Freeman is dedicated to Mother Earth. We operate with the knowledge that, when it comes to the goals of conservation and protection, wealthier is healthier.
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