Analyzes the recent Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC, surveys the relevant history of campaign finance laws in relation to the Court’s decision, and discusses the significance of the ruling for the future of free speech.
Identifies and concretizes various ways in which government interference in health care precludes doctors from honoring their promise to use their best judgment in treating their patients.
Shows that although veterinary and human medicine are extremely similar in terms of quality of care, the freer market for the former makes it substantially more affordable and accessible than the latter.
Shows how the establishment of private waterways, and the protection of property rights therein, would solve myriad pressing problems, from water pollution to depleting fish stocks to disputes about rights-of-way.
Tells the story of a little-known scientist whose independence, innovations, and passion for his work spawned an agricultural revolution that saved hundreds of millions of people from starvation.
Identifies and concretizes the principles by means of which one can fill one’s life with meaning and joy.
Heike Larson reviews Infidel, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
Grant W. Jones reviews Winning the Unwinnable War: America’s Self-Crippled Response to Islamic Totalitarianism, edited by Elan Journo.
Gideon Reich reviews Why Are Jews Liberals? by Norman Podhoretz.
Ari Armstrong reviews Capitalism Unbound: The Incontestable Moral Case for Individual Rights, by Andrew Bernstein.
Daniel Wahl reviews Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, edited by Robert Mayhew.
Dina Schein Federman reviews The Sparrowhawk Series, by Edward Cline.
Daniel Wahl reviews Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen, by Christopher McDougall.
David H. Mirman reviews Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body, by Neil Shubin.
Daniel Wahl reviews Newton and the Counterfeiter: the Unknown Detective Career of the World’s Greatest Scientist, by Thomas Levenson.
Craig Biddle introduces the Spring 2010 issue.
Doug Altner answers a letter about the Barbary pirate wars.