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Dean Russell was a member of the staff at The Foundation for Economic Education, Irvington-on-Hudson, New York.

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Free Markets and Human Freedom

There the market is freest, human liberty is highest. If labor is controlled (e.g., slavery), there is neither a free market nor freedom. If capital is controlled (e.g., government ownership), you can’t produce without permission; that’s not freedom. The ...

Wards of the Government

The constitutions of former American slave states generally specified that the masters must provide their slaves with adequate housing, food, medical care, and old-age benefits. The Mississippi constitution contained this following additional sentence: "The legislature ...