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Essays on Liberty

Volume 1



Compilation of essays previously released by the FEE.

Published by the Foundation for Economic Education, 1952.

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Table of Contents

Private Enterprise Regained
By Henry Hazlitt
9
Show Me Any Other Country
By Betty Knowles Hunt
12
Legalized Immortality
By Clarence Manion
23
The Bill of Rights
By Dean Russell
26
That Something
By J. Ollie Edmunds
35
The First Leftist
By Dean Russell
38
For the Better Economic Life
By Crawford H. Greenwalt
47
Liberalism Stands for Freedom
By Towner Phelan
50
Some Wandering Thoughts
By John Unhel
63
On Minding One's Own Business
By William Graham Sumner
65
Peace or Politics
By Frank Chodorov
73
The Individual in Society
By Ludwig von Mises
76
The Most Dreaded Enemy of Liberty
By James Madison
88
The Guaranteed Life
By Maxwell Anderson
90
The Communist Idea, Part I 96
The Communist Idea, Part II 97
The Communist Idea, Part III 99
Ownership in Common
By Dean Russell
100
A Lesson in Socialism
By Thomas J. Shelly
115
Rights for Robots
By Sir Ernest Benn
117
Dollars Make Poor Eating
By C. L. Dickinson
125
Price Supports
By W. M. Curtiss
128
The Other Side of the Subsidy
From Monthly Economic Letter, Northeast Farm Foundation, October 1, 1949
144

No Vacancies
By Bertrand de Jouvenel

146
The Freedom to Compete
By John M. Hancock
157
Charity: Biblical and Political
By Russell J. Clinchy
159
Insuring Your Insurance
By Asa V. Call
173
Inflation
By F. A. Harper
175
Athletes, Taxes, Inflation
By W. M. Curtiss
197
Wards of the Government
By Dean Russell
198
Power Corrupts
By Ben Moreell
210
Survival of the Species
By Ben Moreell
213
Food Control During Forty-six Centuries
By Mary G. Lacy
229
On That Day Began Lies
By Leonard E. Read
231

The Penalty of Surrender
By Leonard E. Read

253
Morals and the Welfare State
By F. A. Harper
264
For a Moral Revolution
By Spruille Braden
290
About the Authors 293
Index 296

 

 

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