September 1997Volume 47, 1997
Wealth Transfers Destroy the Discipline and Accountability That Make Real Virtue Possible
SEPTEMBER 01, 1997 by DWIGHT R. LEE
Two sides of the same coin.
JUNE 10, 2010 by STEVEN HORWITZ
Competition and cooperation are often juxtaposed, yet in the market they are two sides of the same activity.
It Makes Little Economic Sense to Try to Alter Outcomes by Regulating Citizens
SEPTEMBER 01, 1997 by DANIEL KLEIN
Increased Productivity Makes for Freer Lunches
SEPTEMBER 01, 1997 by WILLIAM H. PETERSON
Judges Are Charged with the Sacred Duty of Protecting the Rights of All Citizens
SEPTEMBER 01, 1997 by DANIEL PILLA
Lincoln and Wilson Set Precedents for Government Spending
SEPTEMBER 01, 1997 by RANDALL G. HOLCOMBE
Market-Based Environmentalism Attempts to Impose Personal Attitudes on Society
SEPTEMBER 01, 1997 by ROY CORDATO
Lafayette Seized on the Idea of Liberty
SEPTEMBER 01, 1997 by JIM POWELL
The freedom fighter Marquis de Lafayette changed history. He helped defeat the British at Yorktown, winning American independence. In France, he helped topple two kings and an emperor. Jean-Antoine Houdon, the great eighteenth-century sculptor who created busts of many great heroes, dubbed Lafayette "the apostle and defender of liberty in the two worlds."
Federal Disaster Relief Displaces More Effective Private Charity
SEPTEMBER 01, 1997 by LAWRENCE W. REED
The North Dakota flood this past spring was a heartbreaker. The scenes of devastation gripped the nation and brought tears to the eyes of millions.Back here in Michigan, my historian friend Burt Folsom used the occasion to acquaint me with an event about which I knew nothing: the terrible Michigan fire of 1881. Folsom noted a couple of differences between these two natural disasters, and gave me an earful of information that readers of this column may find interesting.