Freeman

September 1996

Volume 46, 1996

FEATURES

Must the News Media Be Inimical to Freedom?

The News Media Make the Selling of Liberty Difficult

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by SHELDON RICHMAN

Freedom and Language

Corruption of Political Language Is the Greatest Threat to Freedom

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by AEON SKOBLE

Two Cases of Press Malpractice

Responsible Journalists Would Learn Basic Economics

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by TIBOR R. MACHAN

Obscenity: The Case for a Free Market in Free Speech

Government Censorship Makes Children of Us All

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by T. FRANKLIN HARRIS JR.

Who Put the E in E-Mail?

Email Actually Provides What Government Mail Can't

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by A.M. ROGERS

Is the Public Served by the Public Interest Standard?

The Standard Discourages Industry Competition and Innovation

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by ADAM THIERER

The Virtues of Free Speech

Freedom of Speech Is Connected to Human Excellence

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by MARK TURIANO

The Entrepreneur as a Defender of Liberty

Entrepreneurs Doggedly Pursue Private Interests

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by FELIX LIVINGSTON

Charles James Fox, Valiant Voice for Liberty

Fox Was the Voice of the Opposition Nearly All His Career

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by JIM POWELL

Wartime provides the toughest test for a defender of liberty. That's when governments everywhere tend to censor, jail, and even execute opponents. Charles James Fox became a legend for defending liberty during not one but two major wars. Uniquely among great British political figures, he spent almost his entire Parliamentary career—38 years—in the Opposition.

New Keynesians Finally Reject Keynes's General Theory

"Classical Economics Provides the Right Answers to Many Fundamental Questions"

SEPTEMBER 01, 1996 by MARK SKOUSEN
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