August 1964 Issue

Volume 14, 1964

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How to End Poverty

Dean Russell argues most convincingly that there is a peaceful way to overcome poverty, whereas "war" is reminiscent of the old Marxian "class struggle."

- August 01, 1964

A National Policy for Peace

Wars will not be necessary, Dr. Mises contends, if people will see that economic freedom best serves their own interests.

- August 01, 1964

Nuclear Giants and Ethical Infants

There are two types of knowledge, according to Leonard Read, and it is as important to know why as to know how.

- August 01, 1964

Reservation Fever

The Reverend R. J. Rushdoony, from his work among American Indians, has seen the difference between a medicine man and a chief.

- August 01, 1964

A Ten Dollar Cadillac

A Midwestern statesman pokes fun at the philosophy of something for nothing.

- August 01, 1964

The Public Demands (?)

A competent observer and analyst of the Washington scene explodes the myth that growing government intervention is in response to popular demand.

- August 01, 1964

The Curse of Machinery

Henry Hazlitt finds the modern fears of automation remarkably like the reactions to the Industrial Revolution two centuries ago.

- August 01, 1964

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1964/8

John Chamberlain shares Isaac Don Levine's view that Marxist fires are dying and Charles Sopkin's evidence that opportunity still knocks for those with ambition.

- August 01, 1964