“But let us avoid all frontier movements…War would only insure the oppression and captivity of tens of thousands who are happy in the bosoms of their families.”
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“In the process of instituting bold economic reform, the government would (a) make outside sanctions almost irrelevant and (b) set all South Africans free.”
“Unlike apartheid and socialism, free enterprise would [allow people] to choose where to live…how to spend their money[, what to] read, and where to worship.”
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This Guide covers a broad range of libertarian ideas in the realms of philosophy, history, economics, and political science. It’s a great starting point for anyone new to libertarianism, and a great jumping-off point for someone who knows a little and wants to learn more.
David Boaz is the executive vice president of the Cato Institute and author of The Libertarian Mind.