George L. Clark, Sr.

George L. Clark, Sr., is a retired research scientist.

Latest by George L. Clark, Sr. in Chronicles

  • June 1993

    The Economics of Robinson Crusoe

    Background: The French economist and writer Frederic Bastiat used the simplest economic system he could think of, the duo of Robinson Crusoe and Friday, to illustrate the folly of protectionism in "Something Else," one of a scries of essays he called Soplmmes économiques.

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  • November 1992

    The Town Meeting

    When America was closer to her democratic roots, citizens held town meetings to discuss problems and vote on policies. I was born too late to participate in any of those meetings myself, but the idea of getting together with other concerned citizens to discuss important issues has a nostalgic appeal for me.

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