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Winter 2013: Vol. 8, No. 4

Libertarianism vs. Radical Capitalism

Craig Biddle
20 pages
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Education in a Free Society

C. Bradley Thompson
20 pages
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Louis Pasteur: A Light That Brightens More and More

Ross England
15 pages
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Review of Notorious, directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Scott McConnell
3 pages
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Review of The Mark of Zorro, directed by Rouben Mamoulian

Scott McConnell
3 pages
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Review of Mind vs. Money, by Alan S. Kahan

Richard M. Salsman
7 pages
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Review of The Great Deformation, by David Stockman

Robert Garmong
4 pages
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Review of The Emergent Reader Series, by Laura Appleton-Smith

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of The Beautiful Tree, by James Tooley

Kevin Douglas
2 pages
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Fall 2013: Vol. 8, No. 3

The Roots of the IRS Scandal

Steve Simpson
13 pages
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Nuclear Energy: The Safe, Clean, Cost-Effective Alternative

Thomas J. Eiden
10 pages
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Interview with Dr. Josh Umbehr on the Concierge Medicine Revolution

Ari Armstrong
15 pages
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Review of Les Miserables

Zachary Huffman
2 pages
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Review of Oz the Great and Powerful

Ari Armstrong
2 pages
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Review of Star Trek the Original Films

Ari Armstrong
5 pages
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Review of The Men Who Lost America, by Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy

Alexander V. Marriott
4 pages
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Review of The Real Crash, by Peter D. Schiff

Michael Dahlen
3 pages
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Review of Living Proof, by Kira Peikoff

Mikayla Callen
2 pages
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Review of The Chronicles of Prydain, by Lloyd Alexander

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of Killing Floor, by Lee Child

Ari Armstrong
2 pages
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Summer 2013: Vol. 8, No. 2

In Memory of Joshua Lipana (1991–2013)

Craig Biddle
4 pages
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The End of Central Banking, Part II

Richard M. Salsman
29 pages
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The Is-Altruism Dichotomy

Craig Biddle
7 pages
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Interview with Artist Ifat Glassman

Craig Biddle
8 pages
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Lincoln

Ari Armstrong
2 pages
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Django Unchained

Ari Armstrong
2 pages
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The Intouchables

Ari Armstrong
2 pages
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The Sessions

Ari Armstrong
2 pages
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The DIM Hypothesis: Why the Lights of the West Are Going Out, by Leonard Peikoff

Ari Armstrong
5 pages
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Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World, by Andrew Breitbart

Robert Begley
4 pages
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Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, by John C. Goodman

Jared M. Rhoads
3 pages
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Island, by Thomas Perry

Daniel Wahl
8 pages
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The Year of Living Biblically: One Mans Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible, by A. J. Jacobs

Daniel Wahl
4 pages
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The Truth about Gun Control, by David B. Kopel

Ari Armstrong
2 pages
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After the Welfare State, edited by Tom G. Palmer

Ari Armstrong
3 pages
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Spring 2013: Vol. 8, No. 1

The End of Central Banking, Part I

Richard M. Salsman
17 pages
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Why "Big Government" is Not the Problem

Eric Daniels
10 pages
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Debate: Christianity: Good or Bad for Mankind?

Andrew Bernstein vs Dinesh D’Souza
39 pages
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Robert G. Natelson on State-Driven Amendments to Restrain Federal Spending

Ari Armstrong
6 pages
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Zero Dark Thirty

Andrew Bernstein
3 pages
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FrackNation

Earl Parson
3 pages
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Beyond Politics: The Roots of Government Failure by Randy Simmons

Ari Armstrong
4 pages
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The Little Book of Talent: 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills by Daniel Coyle

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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The Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto

Joseph Kellard
4 pages
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Winter 2012: Vol. 7, No. 4

The New Abolitionism

C. Bradley Thompson
25 pages
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Interviews with Innovators in Private Education


12 pages
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Great Islamic Thinkers Versus Islam

Andrew Bernstein
18 pages
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Sam Harris's Failure to Formulate a Scientific Morality

Ari Armstrong
13 pages
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Independent Thinking, Morality, and Liberty

Craig Biddle
6 pages
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Apple's App Revolution

Karl G. Kowalski
5 pages
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Review of The One World Schoolhouse

Daniel Wahl
6 pages
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Review of Let Them In

Kevin Douglas
3 pages
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Review of Dictator's Learning Curve

Daniel Wahl
4 pages
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Fall 2012: Vol. 7, No. 3

Ayn Rand: America's Comeback Philosopher

Craig Biddle
26 pages
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Religion Versus Morality

Andrew Bernstein
10 pages
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The Role of Religion in the Scientific Revolution

Frederick Seiler
26 pages
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Interview with Curt Levey on the Supreme Court and the Presidential Race

Curt Levey
10 pages
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Robert Zubrin on the Scourge of Antihumanism

Robert Zubrin
15 pages
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Review of Free Market Revolution

Ari Armstrong
2 pages
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Review of The Financial Crisis

Ari Armstrong
3 pages
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Review of Merchants of Despair

Ted Gray
3 pages
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Review of Ameritopia

Michael LaFerrara
3 pages
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Review of The Locavore's Dilemma

Andrew Brannan
3 pages
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Review of Ayn Rand Nation

Roberto Brian Sarrionandia
3 pages
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Review of Alexander Hamilton

Robert Begley
3 pages
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Review of The Secret Lives of Codebreakers

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of Double Cross

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of Lunch Break

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Summer 2012: Vol. 7, No. 2

Why Marxism? Evil Laid Bare

C. Bradley Thompson
14 pages
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How Would Government Be Funded in a Free Society?

Craig Biddle
10 pages
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Atlas Shrugged and Ayn Rand's Morality of Egoism

Craig Biddle
26 pages
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Steve Simpson on Continuing Threats to Corporate Free Speech

Steve Simpson
10 pages
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Painter Bryan Larsen on His Artwork and Ideas

Bryan Larsen
15 pages
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Review of The Avengers

C. A. Wolski
2 pages
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Review of Act of Valor

Andrew Bernstein
3 pages
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Review of Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of The Godless Constitution

Hannah Krening
3 pages
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Spring 2012: Vol. 7, No. 1

In Memory of John David Lewis

Craig Biddle
2 pages
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Individualism vs. Collectivism: Our Future, Our Choice

Craig Biddle
10 pages
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Objectivism vs. Kantianism in The Fountainhead

Andrew Bernstein
12 pages
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Interview with Boaz Arad on the Israeli Freedom Movement

Boaz Arad
6 pages
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Interview with Ellen Kenner and Ed Locke on The Selfish Path to Romance

Ellen Kenner, Edwin A. Locke
15 pages
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Review of Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Earl Parson
4 pages
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Review of The Closing of the Muslim Mind

Burgess Laughlin
5 pages
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Review of The 7 Principles of Zionism

Gideon Reich
4 pages
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Review of Treason

Joshua Lipana
4 pages
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Review of Mao's Great Famine

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of Objective Economics

Richard M. Salsman
10 pages
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Review of Willpower

Daniel Wahl
4 pages
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Review of Your Brain at Work

Daniel Wahl
2 pages
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Review of The Killer of Little Shepherds

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of If I Die in the Service of Science

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of Obit

Joseph Kellard
3 pages
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Winter 2011: Vol. 6, No. 4

The American Right, the Purpose of Government, and the Future of Liberty

Craig Biddle
6 pages
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The Assault on Abortion Rights Undermines All Our Liberties

Diana Hsieh, Ari Armstrong
16 pages
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The Patience of Jobs

Daniel Wahl
8 pages
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An Interview with Still-Life Painter Linda Mann

Linda Mann
23 pages
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Sanctum Sanctorum: The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Lee Sandstead
7 pages
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Review of The Help

C. A. Wolski
3 pages
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Review of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Daniel Wahl
3 pages
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Review of This is Herman Cain! by Herman Cain

Gideon Reich
4 pages
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Review of American Individualism by Margaret Hoover

Michael LaFerrara
5 pages
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Review of Disabling America by Greg Perry

Joshua Lipana
3 pages
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Review of The Right to Earn a Living by Timothy Sandefur

Loribeth Kowalski
5 pages
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Review of Keynes Hayek by Nicholas Wapshott

Richard M. Salsman
6 pages
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Review of Capitalist Solutions by Andrew Bernstein

Ari Armstrong
3 pages
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Review of Toyota Under Fire by Jeffrey K. Liker and Timothy N. Ogden

Daniel Wahl
4 pages
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Review of Dare to Stand Alone by Bryan Niblett

Roderick Fitts
5 pages
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Winter 2008: Vol. 3, No. 4

Capitalism and the Moral High Ground

Craig Biddle
14 pages
$3.95

Reason or Faith: The Republican Alternative

John David Lewis
6 pages
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Net Neutrality: Toward a Stupid Internet

Raymond C. Niles
13 pages
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Bubble Boy: Alan Greenspan's Rejection of Reason and Morality

Gus Van Horn
7 pages
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The Assault on Energy Producers

Brian P. Simpson
16 pages
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Demystifying Newton: The Force Behind the Genius

Gena Gorlin
15 pages
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Errors in Inductive Reasoning

David Harriman
19 pages
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Review of New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America, by Burton Folsom Jr.

Eric Daniels
3 pages
$2.95

Review of Better Day Coming: Blacks and Equality, 1890-2000, by Adam Fairclough

Gus Van Horn
3 pages
$2.95

Spring 2008: Vol. 3, No. 1

Immigration and Individual Rights

Craig Biddle
15 pages
$3.95

Darwin and the Discovery of Evolution

Keith Lockitch
25 pages
$3.95

Isaac Newton: Discoverer of Universal Laws

David Harriman
30 pages
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Caspar David Friedrich and Visual Romanticism

Tore Boeckmann
25 pages
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The Exalted Heroism of Alistair MacLean's Novels

Andrew Bernstein
8 pages
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Winter 2007: Vol. 2, No. 4

Moral Health Care vs. 'Universal Health Care'

Lin Zinser, Paul Hsieh
33 pages
$3.95

Instrumentalism and the Disintegration of American Tort Law

David Littel
22 pages
$3.95

'Gifts from Heaven': The Meaning of the American Victory over Japan, 1945

John David Lewis
55 pages
$3.95

Fall 2007: Vol. 2, No. 3

The Morality of Moneylending: A Short History

Yaron Brook
37 pages
$3.95

Transfiguring the Novel: The Literary Revolution in Atlas Shrugged

Andrew Bernstein
20 pages
$3.95

How to Analyze and Appreciate Paintings

Dianne Durante
41 pages
n/a

Summer 2007: Vol. 2, No. 2

The False Promise of Classical Education

Lisa VanDamme
36 pages
$3.95

Neoconservative Foreign Policy: An Autopsy

Yaron Brook, Alex Epstein
38 pages
$3.95

'The Balm for a Guilty Conscience': Moral Paralysis, Appeasement, and the Causes of World War II

John David Lewis
50 pages
$3.95

Spring 2007: Vol. 2, No. 1

The 'Forward Strategy' for Failure

Yaron Brook, Elan Journo
32 pages
$3.95

The Rise and Fall of Ancient Greek Justice: Homer to the Sermon on the Mount

Robert Mayhew
23 pages
$3.95

Induction and Experimental Method

David Harriman
36 pages
$3.95

Egoism Explained: A Review of Tara Smith's Ayn Rand's Normative Ethics: The Virtuous Egoist

Diana Hsieh
11 pages
$2.95

Fall 2006: Vol. 1, No. 3

The Decline and Fall of American Conservatism

C. Bradley Thompson
37 pages
$3.95

19th-Century French Painting and Philosophy

Dianne Durante
91 pages
n/a

The Jihad on America

Elan Journo
32 pages
$3.95

Summer 2006: Vol. 1, No. 2

Religion vs. Free Speech

Craig Biddle
10 pages
$3.95

William Tecumseh Sherman and the Moral Impetus for Victory

John David Lewis
35 pages
$3.95

Teaching Values in the Classroom

Lisa VanDamme
26 pages
$3.95

The 19th-Century Atomic War

David Harriman
21 pages
$3.95

Getting More Enjoyment from Art You Love

Dianne Durante
22 pages
n/a

Spring 2006: Vol. 1, No. 1

Introducing The Objective Standard

Craig Biddle
15 pages
$3.95

'Just War Theory' vs. American Self Defense

Yaron Brook, Alex Epstein
36 pages
$3.95

The Hierarchy of Knowledge, the Most Neglected Issue in Education

Lisa VanDamme
27 pages
$3.95

Enlightenment Science and its Fall

David Harriman
35 pages
$3.95

Exposing Anti-Muslim Conspiracies

Elan Journo
10 pages
$3.95