Smith discusses the arguments of Wendell Phillips that abolitionists should not vote or hold political office.
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Many people believe that liberty is the core political value of modern civilization itself, the one that gives substance and form to all the other values of social life. They're called libertarians.Start Exploring What is Libertarianism?
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In our finale, we assess Bates’ impact and legacy, comparing his slow and steady reform pace with Spooner’s more radical agenda.
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What do libertarians think about issues in public policy? Jeffrey Miron applies economic thinking to a variety of policy questions, building a picture of what a libertarian world might look like.
Jeffrey A. Miron is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Harvard’s Economics Department.