Freeman

July 1979

Volume 29, 1979

FEATURES

The Mythology of Energy

JULY 01, 1979 by YALE BROZEN

A scholarly exposure of prevailing myths about the energy crisis.

Blaming the Victims: The Government's Theory of Inflation

JULY 01, 1979 by ROBERT HIGGS

Inflation is a monetary phenomenon, resulting from government manipulation and control.

The Economics of the Barricades

JULY 01, 1979 by ANTONY FISHER

The British confrontation between labor, government, and the exhausted taxpayer affords a lesson for all.

The Redistribution of Wealth Labor Union Style

JULY 01, 1979 by ROBERT G. ANDERSON

Competition and freedom, not legal privilege and violence, lead to general prosperity.

"Windfall" for Consumers in Deregulation of Oil

JULY 01, 1979 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN

The outlook, if government will let the market function, is for more efficient motors or cheaper fuel, or a combination of the two.

A New Look at the Invisible Hand

JULY 01, 1979 by MELVIN D. BARGER

Peaceful actions will lead to desirable ends, violent actions to chaos and disorder.

World in the Grip of an Idea: 31. The Subjugation of the Individual

JULY 01, 1979 by CLARENCE B. CARSON

Using numbers to reduce the individual and subject him to the purposes of those in power.

A Reviewer's Notebook - 1979/7

JULY 01, 1979 by JOHN CHAMBERLAIN


"Decadence and Renewal in the Higher Learning: an Episodic History of American University and College Since 1953" by Russell Kirk

"Before the Sabbath" by Eric Hoffer


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