Cato’s Letter is a quarterly publication of the Cato Institute featuring essays and speeches from important thinkers. While the entire archives are online, these selected essays feature some of our most popular issues.

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Globalization Is Grrrreat!

By Tom G. Palmer. Vol. 1. No. 2. Fall 2002
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Bringing Capitalism to the Masses

By Hernando De Soto. Vol. 2. No. 3. Summer 2004
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Faith, Commerce & Freedom

By Daniel T. Griswold. Vol. 3. No. 2. Spring 2005
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Not Under My First Amendment

By Floyd Abrams. Vol. 3. No. 4. Fall 2005.
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Entrepreneurs Are the Heroes of the World

By Johan Norberg. Vol. 5. No. 1. Winter 2007
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Why Government Planning Always Fails

By Randal O’Toole. Vol. 6. No. 1. Winter 2008
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How the War on Drugs is Destroying Black America

By Joh McWhorter. Vol. 9. No. 1. Winter 2011
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The Financial Crisis: Why the Conventional Wisdom is Wrong

By Richard Kovacevich. Vol. 12. No. 4. Fall 2014
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Magna Carta’s Importance for America

By Roger Pilon. Vol. 13. No. 3. Summer 2013
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The Purpose and Limits of Government

By Roger Pilon. No. 13. 1999.