The print edition of the Summer issue of The Objective Standard has been mailed, and the online version has been posted to our website (a few days early). The contents of the Summer issue are:


In Memory of Joshua Lipana (1991–2013)
Craig Biddle

The End of Central Banking, Part II
Richard M. Salsman

The Is–Altruism Dichotomy
Craig Biddle

Interview with Artist Ifat Glassman
Interviewed by Craig Biddle


Lincoln, written by Tony Kushner
Reviewed by Ari Armstrong

Django Unchained, written and directed by Quentin Tarantino
Reviewed by Ari Armstrong

The Intouchables, written by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano
Reviewed by Ari Armstrong

The Sessions, directed by Ben Lewin
Reviewed by Ari Armstrong


The DIM Hypothesis: Why the Lights of the West Are Going Out, by Leonard Peikoff
Reviewed by Ari Armstrong

Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World, by Andrew Breitbart
Reviewed by Robert Begley

Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, by John C. Goodman
Reviewed by Jared M. Rhoads

Island, by Thomas Perry
Reviewed by Daniel Wahl

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible, by A. J. Jacobs
Reviewed by Daniel Wahl

The Truth about Gun Control, by David B. Kopel
Reviewed by Ari Armstrong

After the Welfare State, edited by Tom G. Palmer
Reviewed by Ari Armstrong


Medical Tourism: A Free Market Alternative to ObamaCare
Howard Roerig

Don’t Expand Sales Taxes, Abolish Them
Ari Armstrong

The Fruits of Capitalism Are All Around Us
Ari Armstrong

Minimum Wage Laws: Economically Harmful Because Immoral
Ari Armstrong

Skunk Works to Deliver “Energy for Everyone”
Howard Roerig

Legislation Should be Based on Individual Rights, not Group Averages
Ari Armstrong

Contra Joseph Levine, Israel is a Legitimate State (the Only One in the Region)
Joseph England

Scientists—2, Worms—0
Ross England

Thomas Friedman Embraces Keystone Extortion
Ari Armstrong

GOP Should Reject Ann Coulter’s Collectivist Approach to Immigration Reform and Embrace Individualism
Michael A. LaFerrara

What’s Wrong with Stomping on “Jesus”?
Ari Armstrong

Erick Erickson and Fellow Republicans Wrongly Pit Same-Sex Marriage against Religious Freedom
Zachary Huffman

Italian Court Persecutes Scientists for “Crime” of Non-Omniscience
Slade Mendenhall

Melissa Harris-Perry Says Your Kids “Belong to Whole Communities”
Ari Armstrong

Harris-Perry Doubles Down, Promoting “Collective Responsibility”
Ari Armstrong

The Conflict Over Standardized Testing Is a Consequence of Government-Run Schools
Michael A. LaFerrara

North Dakotans Building First Oil Refinery in 57 Years
David Biederman

Mom Who Regrets Her Children Is Example of Altruism at Work
Heike Larson

“There Are no Values” through Islam
Ari Armstrong

Obama’s Un-American Call to “Service” and “Duty”
Stephen Bourque


From the Editor

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