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American Individualism and Societal Values

November 13, 2012

One Nation, Under Compromise?

Our political and financial realities will force both Democrats and Republicans to work toward smaller government.
November 4, 2012

The Libertarian’s Dilemma

Which statist candidate should lovers of freedom vote for this Tuesday?
October 26, 2012

Obesity and Responsibility

Paternalism and no-fault insurance won’t fix our most serious health care problem. By Scott W. Atlas.

October 26, 2012

Champion of Liberty

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The accomplishments of Milton Friedman—and why we still miss him. By Stephen Moore.

October 26, 2012

The Nudge that Refreshes?

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Policy makers want to snatch fizzy drinks and fatty foods out of consumers’ hands—for their own good, of course. By Gary S. Becker.

October 26, 2012

Lifting all Boats

How the quest for profit improves human welfare. By Gary S. Becker.

October 26, 2012

"The American Project Is in Danger"

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Charles Murray on the crisis that threatens our very identity as a nation. An interview with Peter Robinson.

October 26, 2012

Melting Pots and Salad Bowls

What is the future of assimilation in America? By Bruce S. Thornton.

October 26, 2012

Mightier than Swords

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During the worst conflict the world has ever known, propaganda images were sharpened into weapons of mass persuasion. By Nicholas Siekierski.

October 26, 2012

He Saw It Coming

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Many years ago, the great economist warned against euro euphoria and other economic train wrecks. As usual, he was right. By Robert Leeson.