Daniel Oliver

DOliver@thefreemanonline.org

Daniel Oliver is a research associate at the Washington, D.C.-based Capital Research Center and a freelance writer. A version of this article originally appeared in the December 26, 1997, Wall Street Journal.

Related Freeman Articles

Article

Reclassifying a Classic

A Christmas Carol Does Not Support a Welfare State

DECEMBER 24, 2013 by DANIEL OLIVER

A Christmas Carol remains a compelling story. But where it looks for salvation might surprise those who assume Dickens set out simply to indict business.

Article

James J. Hill: Transforming the American Northwest

Hill Was One of the Greatest Entrepreneurs in American History

JULY 01, 2001 by DANIEL OLIVER

Book Review

Rethinking Orphanages for the 21st Century

Government-Run Foster Care Is a Miserable Failure

JUNE 01, 2000 by DANIEL OLIVER

Article

Lessons from the Chicago Fire

A Historic Disaster Offers Lessons about Modern Charity

FEBRUARY 01, 2000 by DANIEL OLIVER

CURRENT ISSUE

April 2014

Around the world, people are struggling to throw off authoritarianism, with deeply mixed results. From Egypt to Venezuela, determined people build networks to overthrow their regimes, but as yet we have not learned to live without Leviathan. In this issue, Michael Malice and Gary Dudney discuss their glimpses inside totalitarian regimes, while Sarah Skwire and Michael Nolan look at how totalitarian regimes grind down the individual--and how individuals fight back. Plus, Jeffrey Tucker identifies a strain in libertarianism that, left unchecked, could reduce even our vibrant movement to something that is analogous to the grim aesthetic of architectural brutalism. The struggle for our lives and freedom is a struggle for beauty; it begins inside each of us.
Download Free PDF

PAST ISSUES

SUBSCRIBE

RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION

img E-mail Subscription

VIEW PRIVACY POLICY