Books

FIGHTING THE WAR OF IDEAS IN LATIN AMERICA

As this book goes to press, Latin American politics are undergoing dramatic and radical change. This change has been largely unnoticed by the North American news media - perhaps because it is overshad…

Dismantling the State

Although the term 'free enterprise' is conventionally used to describe the economic systems of the United States and Britain the salient characteristic of both economies is the size of the public sect…

PRIVATIZATION: The Proceedings of a Conference

On October 12, 1984 a conference was held in Washington. To my knowledge no conference like it had ever been held before.

The conference was attended by the leaders from the major public policy researc…

National Health Insurance

Superficially, it would seem that proposals for National Health Insurance (NHI) in the United States have landed in the dustbin of history, and the issue is no more. Certainly the Reagan Administratio…

National Health Care In Great Britain

By most accounts, Britain is the most socialistic of all the western industrial democracies. It is not particularly socialistic in terms of having achieved a more equal distribution of income and weal…