Richard D. Lamm

Richard D. Lamm is a former governor of Colorado.

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  • "Psst—Can We Talk?"
    April 2001

    "Psst—Can We Talk?"

    There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, about a Chinese scholar who was asked by a student, "What is the longterm impact of the French Revolution?" His answer: "It's too early to tell, it's simply too early to tell."

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  • June 2000

    Adam Smith University: A Modest Proposal

    Fellow investors: Here is our business plan. The route to big profits is to find an industry that is oversized, inefficient, smug, and self-satisfied and then give it an injection of good old-fashioned business competition.

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  • The Ten Commandments of Community
    November 1996

    The Ten Commandments of Community

    We are sailing into a new world of public policy—a world as strange and new as Columbus discovered. It is a world where infinite government demands have run straight into finite resources.

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  • Philanthropy Is Bunk
    June 1995

    Philanthropy Is Bunk

    Importing Revolution tells the sad and tragic tale of how the Ford Foundation has funded practically every pro-immigration group in America for the last 30 years.

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  • Great Nations Need Great Citizens
    July 1992

    Great Nations Need Great Citizens

    A nation's wealth and status is like starlight—what you see is not what is, but what was. Just as the light we see from a distant star started its journey thousands of years ago, so is the nation's current success due principally to past actions.

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  • The New Wealth of Nations
    October 1991

    The New Wealth of Nations

    I have just returned from a trip around the world; a trip where among other things I explored why certain nations succeed brilliantly and other nations stumble along in poverty with marginal economies.

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  • The Pros and Cons of Immigration: A Debate
    July 1990

    The Pros and Cons of Immigration: A Debate

    A roundtable debate on immigration.

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  • November 1989

    The Brave New World of Public Policy

    John Stuart Mill woke up one morning and had this overwhelming feeling that the "answer to the question of the ages" had come to him in the middle of the night. But he forgot what it was.

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  • Decline of the West
    February 1989

    Decline of the West

    Imagine yourself going ahead in time—60 years ahead. Imagine yourself in the People's Republic of North America, in the year 2050.

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