Literature of Liberty reviews a slew of major historians’ recent studies of a subject far too often neglected in libertarian circles.
“Interviews with [high schoolers] indicate that the Pink Floyd song has struck a chord of anger and frustration with which many students strongly identify.”
John Tyler was the one person most responsible for squashing republicanism and establishing the empire.
Liberalism and republicanism together made for a stronger worldview.
“Let Texas go to Great Britain if she pleases. She has a right to be a slave in her own way.”
Constitutionalism binds the government to a pre-decided set of rules and is favored as a form of limiting government expansion.
David Boaz highlights movies with strong themes of liberty.
Smith interrupts his usual series with a 30-question trivia quiz.
A short profile of the ideas of Gene Sharp, the foremost scholar of nonviolent resistance.
Carl Bode reviews Hobson’s Serpent in Eden.
Libertarians support competition-based private planning of urban areas, rather than solutions that hinge on the government controlling property.
“O! Thomas, you have had a long nap, and spent a great number of years in ease & plenty, upon our hard earned property.”
Paterson’s prose is a joy to read, and her insights into human freedom have enduring relevance, writes Presley.
Albert Jay Nock was an influential writer who criticized political action and protested state interventionism at all levels.
Ingersoll concludes by examining religious liberty in America. He goes so far as to single out Catholics for their enormous contributions to American life.
Frederick Douglass argues that slavery “destroys the central principle of human responsibility” and violates the Constitution in three short essays.