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  1. Adam Smith-"I Had Almost Forgot that I Was the Author of the Inquiry Concerning the Wea...
    An unlikely revolutionary, Adam Smith changed forever the way people think about govern...
    The Freeman, March 1995, pp. 185-189
  2. Albert Jay Nock: A Gifted Pen for Radical Individualism
    Portrait of "an authentic American radical."
    The Freeman, March 1997, pp. 160-169
  3. Features
    Alexis de Tocqueville: How People Gain Liberty and Lose It
    A gentleman-scholar-and one of the world's great prophets.
    The Freeman, July 1996, pp. 520-526
  4. Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Who First Put Laissez-Faire Principles into Action
    A champion of religious toleration, free expression, sound money, and prudent government.
    The Freeman, August 1997, pp. 496-507
  5. The Beginning of Winter
    The Paris Review, Summer 1986, p. 253
  6. Benjamin Constant-Liberty and Private Life
    A defender of the individual and foe of collectivism.
    The Freeman, October 1997, pp. 632-641
  7. Features
    Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
    The enterprising Founder who "snatched the lightning from heaven and the scepter from t...
    The Freeman, April 1997, pp. 228-240
  8. Bully Boy (2006)
    The Truth About Theodore Roosevelt's Legacy
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  9. Charles James Fox, Valiant Voice for Liberty
    A portrait of "the greatest parliamentary defender of civil and religious liberty."
    The Freeman, September 1996, pp. 631-638
  10. Books Reviews
    Economics on Trial (Review)
    Capitalism, by George Reisman
    1. Capitalism by George Reisman
    The Freeman, May 1997, p. 316
  11. The Education of Thomas Edison
    How a genius's love of learning flourished without benefit of schooling.
    The Freeman, February 1995, pp. 73-76
  12. Edward Coke-Common Law Protection for Liberty
    The legacy of a great English jurist
    The Freeman, November 1997, pp. 693-704
  13. FDR's Folly (2003)
    How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  14. Features
    FDR's Lucky Timing
    The Freeman, July 2009, pp. 8-9
  15. Forget The Crowbar
    What's the best way to open markets overseas? Keep those imports coming.
    Reason, March 1990, pp. 35-38
  16. Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
    The enduring eloquence of the author of the law and other cherished works.
    The Freeman, June 1997, pp. 370-382
  17. Fredrick Douglass-Heroic Orator for Liberty
    Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass advocated freedom or all.
    The Freeman, February 1997, pp. 98-108
  18. Free-Born John Lilburne: Mighty Martyr for Liberty
    A seventeenth-century champion of limited government.
    The Freeman, May 1997, pp. 302-313
  19. Greatest Emancipations (2008)
    How the West Abolished Slavery
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  20. Features
    H.L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
    A portrait of Henry Louis Mencken, born 115 years ago this month.
    The Freeman, September 1995, pp. 594-598
  21. Herbert Spencer: Liberty and Unlimited Human Progress
    April 27 marks the 175th birthday of one of liberty's early champions.
    The Freeman, April 1995, pp. 250-253
  22. Housekeeping
    The Paris Review, Spring 1988, pp. 193-195
  23. It Was Fever That Made the World (1989)
    1 Review
  24. James Madison-Checks and Balances to Limit Government Power
    A tribute to the Father of the Constitution.
    The Freeman, March 1996, pp. 173-179
  25. John Locke-Natural Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
    One of freedom's most influential philosophers
    The Freeman, August 1996, pp. 577-583
  26. John Stuart Mill's Immortal Case for Toleration
    The legacy of On Liberty.
    The Freeman, May 1995, pp. 318-321
  27. Lafayette: Hero of Two Worlds
    An apostle and defender of liberty.
    The Freeman, September 1997, pp. 564-575
  28. Lord Acton-Political Power Corrupts
    Hold rulers to the same moral standards as ordinary people.
    The Freeman, June 1996, pp. 455-460
  29. Ludwig van Beethoven's Joyous Affirmation of Human Freedom
    Commemoration the 225th anniversary of the birth one of music's titans.
    The Freeman, December 1995, pp. 751-755
  30. Marcus Tullius Cicero, Who Gave Natural Law To the Modern World
    A builder of Western civilization.
    The Freeman, January 1997, pp. 41-49
  31. Maria Montessori, Who Gave Children Everywhere Freedom to Achieve Independence
    Remembering the innovative Italian educator.
    The Freeman, August 1995, pp. 522-526
  32. Mary Wollstonecraft-Equal Rights for Women
    The individualist roots of feminism.
    The Freeman, April 1996, pp. 225-231
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    Nothing to Fear But Roosevelt (Review)
    Nothing to Fear, by Adam Cohen
    1. Nothing to Fear by Adam Cohen
    The American Conservative, February 9, 2009, pp. 29-30
  34. Pecans---Out of the Shell
    The Saturday Evening Post, September 1982, pp. 26-29
  35. Raoul Wallenberg, Great Angel of Rescue
    The man who defied Hitler and Stalin, and saved almost 100,000 lives.
    The Freeman, November 1996, pp. 757-766
  36. Richard Cobden's Triumphant Crusade for Free Trade and Peace
    A peaceful revolutionary remembered.
    The Freeman, June 1995, pp. 384-388
  37. Robert A. Heinlein's Soaring Spirit of Liberty
    The inspiring story of the celebrated science fiction writer.
    The Freeman, July 1997, pp. 434-446
  38. Ideas And Influence
    Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand
    Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
    The Freeman, May 1996, pp. 322-331
  39. Sappho: A Garland (1994)
    The Poems and Fragments of Sappho
    2 Reviews
  40. Sappho: To Aphrodite
    The New Republic, February 10, 1986, p. 38
  41. Thomas Babington Macaulay-Extraordinary Eloquence for Liberty
    The inspiring life of the great English historian.
    The Freeman, October 1996, pp. 698-705
  42. Thomas Jefferson's Sophisticated, Radical Vision of Liberty
    A tribute to Jefferson's monumental accomplishments.
    The Freeman, July 1995, pp. 467-471
  43. Three Poems
    The Paris Review, Fall 1985, pp. 109-114
  44. The Triumph Of Liberty (2001)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  45. Two Poems and a Translation
    The Paris Review, Winter 1984, pp. 92-99
  46. Victor Hugo-Liberty and Justice for All
    The inspiring life of the author of Les Miserables.
    The Freeman, February 1996, pp. 109-115
  47. Features
    Why the Government Fails to Maintain Anything
    The Freeman, October 2009, pp. 8-14
  48. William Ewart Gladstone's Great Campaigns for Peace and Freedom
    Nineteenth-century England's preeminent liberal politician.
    The Freeman, December 1996, pp. 827-835
  49. William Penn-America's First Great Champion for Liberty and Peace
    A portrait of the remarkable proponent of religious toleration.
    The Freeman, October 1995, pp. 660-664
  50. Wilson's War (2005)
    How Woodrow Wilson's Great Blunder Led to Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, and World Wa...
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
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