October 12, 1995

Will You Be Safer If Guns Are Banned?

by David Kopel & Jarret B. Wollstein "Violence is out of control. Guns are a major cause. They all should be banned – the sooner the better." That's what many Americans seem to believe. As a result, a nationwide movement to…
October 12, 1994

Immigration: An Open or Closed Door?

by Geoffrey Erikson The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose…
October 12, 1993

We Can Have Affordable Health Care

by Jarret B. Wollstein Affordable medical care is now a major concern for most Americans. Nearly 80% agree that our "health care system is headed toward a crisis because of rising costs." In the last five years, the cost of…
October 12, 1993

The Pollution Solution

by Dr. Mary J. Ruwart We all want a safe, pollution-free environment - and with hope in our hearts many of us have turned to government rules and regulations to protect ourselves and our loved ones from the horrors of…
May 12, 1991

Gun Control, Patriotism and Civil Disobedience

by Jacob G. Hornberger The State of California recently enacted a law which requires owners of semiautomatic weapons to register their guns with the state. But when the law went into effect, thousands of California gun owners, although risking a…
February 12, 1991

Jobs For Everyone, Without Minimum Wage Laws

by Mark Tier Some years ago, on a ferry crossing Hong Kong's harbor (before the communist takeover), I struck up a conversation with a black musician from Seattle, who told me how much he preferred Hong Kong to the States. What…
October 12, 1988

The Labor Theory of Value (an analysis)

by Donald C. Ernsberger edited by Jarret Wollstein At the heart of economic theory is the concept of value. What gives an article value? Is it something inherent in an object, or is it some other factor? Does value derive…