Freeman

June 1999

Volume 49, 1999

FEATURES

Children's Real Enemy

Does Government Involvement or Oversight of Preschool and Child Care Improve Their Quality?

JUNE 01, 1999 by JOHN HOOD

The Professionalization of Parenthood

We Must Remove the Incentives for Parental Irresponsibility

JUNE 01, 1999 by SUSAN ORR

The Second Amendment in the Light of American Republicanism

Today, the Second Amendment Is Largely Unwelcome

JUNE 01, 1999 by JOSEPH R. STROMBERG

The "transforming" ideology of America's revolutionary period saw the chief conflict in society as one between liberty and power. That ideology synthesized themes from several sources.[1] Given the differing origins and jumping-off points of classical liberalism and classical republicanism (the two most important elements), the American "synthesis" might be expected to undergo some unraveling when up against the harder problems of political life.

The Reserve Requirement Debacle of 1935-1938

Minimum Legal Reserve Requirements Have Proven to Be Destabilizing

JUNE 01, 1999 by RICHARD H. TIMBERLAKE

Money: The Great Gold Robbery

For the Government to Save the People, It Must Breach Its Promises?

JUNE 01, 1999 by JAMES BOVARD

Market-Share Sophisms

Market Dominance Is a Sign of Hard-Won Success and Ingenuity

JUNE 01, 1999 by CHRISTOPHER MAYER

The Market and Political Freedom

Economic Freedom and Political Freedom Are Internally Linked

JUNE 01, 1999 by JOHN MARANGOS

Against the Tide: The Life of Francis W. Hirst

An Apostle of Civil Liberty and Personal Freedom

JUNE 01, 1999 by MARK BRADY

Educational Savior?

George S. Counts Was Committed to the Principles of Benevolent Messianocracy

JUNE 01, 1999 by DANIEL HAGER

Government Is No God

Government Is a Human Institution with Limited Intelligence and Abilities

JUNE 01, 1999 by DONALD BOUDREAUX
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