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Volume 19  Number 4  •  Spring 2015
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Editor’s Introduction: The Basic-Income Debate

A Philosophical Economist’s Case against a Government-Guaranteed Basic Income

One and One-Half Cheers for a Basic-Income Guarantee: We Could Do Worse, and Already Have

Property Rights, Coercion, and the Welfare State: The Libertarian Case for a Basic Income for All

Skeptical Thoughts on a Taxpayer-Funded Basic Income Guarantee

From “National Socialists” to “Nazi”: History, Politics, and the English Language

Rawls and Bleeding Heart Libertarianism: How Well Do They Mix?

Making the Case against “Price Gouging” Laws: A Challenge and an Opportunity

Public Choice’s Homeric Hero: Gordon Tullock (1922–2014)

Book Reviews

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

The Classical Liberal Constitution: The Uncertain Quest for Limited Government

Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

The Once and Future King: The Rise of Crown Government in America

The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System


Compassion—a Critical Factor for Attaining and Maintaining a Free Society


Annual Index

  • Catalyst