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2/13/2002 Conning Americans: How Politicians Create Dependence on Government
Charlotte Twight
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4/18/2002 Understanding America’s Terrorist Crisis: What Should Be Done?
Barton J. Bernstein, Robert Higgs, Lewis H. Lapham, Thomas Gale Moore, Gore Vidal
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5/2/2002 Liberty for Women
Wendy McElroy
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5/3/2002 Entrepreneurial Economics for Fun, Profit and a Better, Freer World
Alexander T. Tabarrok
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5/7/2002 The Real Abraham Lincoln: A Debate
Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Harry V. Jaffa
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6/6/2002 Big Brother Is Watching
James Bamford
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9/24/2002 The U.S. War on Terrorism: Myths and Realities
Alan W. Bock, Lewis H. Lapham, J. Victor Marshall, Seth Rosenfeld, Paul H. Weaver
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10/23/2002 Secrecy, Freedom and Empire: Lessons for Today from Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
Barton J. Bernstein, Daniel Ellsberg, Edwin B. Firmage, David R. Henderson, J. Victor Marshall
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2/20/2003 Solving America’s Public School Crisis
Peter Brimelow, John D. Merrifield
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5/27/2003 Globalization and Cultural Diversity: Friends or Foes?
Tyler Cowen
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6/25/2003 Preemptive War Strategy: A New U.S. Empire?
Joel S. Beinin, Ivan Eland, Edward A. Olsen
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10/2/2003 The Truth About Medical Marijuana
Donald I. Abrams, Edwin Dobb, Robert J. MacCoun, Ed Rosenthal
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11/13/2003 PATRIOT Acts: I & II: The New Assault on Liberty?
James Bovard, David Cole, Ivan Eland, Margaret Russell
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1/30/2004 Confessions of a Media Maverick: Exposing Hucksters, Cheats and Scam Artists
John Stossel
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2/4/2004 The Voluntary City: Restoring Urban Life in Crisis Times
Fred E. Foldvary, Peter Gordon, Daniel B. Klein
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3/9/2004 The Promised Land of the Free
Richard A. Epstein, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel
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4/21/2004 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the Global Marketplace
Daniel J. Edelman, Robert W. Galvin, Peter A. Thiel
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5/6/2004 Drug War Crimes
Joseph D. McNamara, Jeffrey A. Miron, Ethan A. Nadelmann
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5/14/2004 Why Liberty Is Failing in Latin America
Alvaro Vargas Llosa
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6/8/2004 Terrorism and Iraq: What is the Nature of the Relationship?: A Debate
Ivan Eland, Stephen Hayes, Walter Russell Mead, Robert Murphy, Don Smith
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6/17/2004 The Future of Iraq: Democracy or Quagmire?
George Bisharat, Ivan Eland, James H. Noyes, Christopher Scheer
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9/24/2004 Gag Rule: On the Suppression of Dissent and Stifling of Democracy
Lewis H. Lapham
9/29/2004 Against Leviathan: Government Power and a Free Society
Robert Higgs
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10/28/2004 The Empire Has No Clothes: U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed
Ivan Eland
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1/27/2005 The Death Penalty on Trial
Bill Kurtis, Franklin E. Zimring
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3/1/2005 How—And How Not—To Fight Terrorism
Michael Scheuer
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5/3/2005 Liberty For Latin America: How to Undo 500 Years of State Oppression
Alvaro Vargas Llosa
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9/21/2005 Immigration Wars: Open or Closed Borders for America?
Peter Laufer, Benjamin W. Powell
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11/15/2005 An Evening with Michael Crichton: “States of Fear: Science or Politics?” Watch Transcript
11/17/2005 The War on Terror: Implications for Domestic Security and Civil Liberties
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