Mchangama argues for the necessity of the right to own not just personal property, but all property, including the means of production.
Samuel Adams was an important popular agitator and organizer during the American Revolution.
Zwolinski discusses what makes Lysander Spooner his favorite libertarian.
Calls to regulate social media in the public interest fail to grapple with the messy details of policymaking, or the disparate desires of internet users
Many classical liberal writers believed in the right of revolution as a natural right that could be utilized when government failed to serve its purpose.
The dangers of war make it necessary to prevent hasty entry to war. It should be worrying, therefore, that controls on executive war-making have waned.
If Old South slavery was so awful, how did it produce poet George Moses Horton?—Through his life and verse, we seek out an answer.
Channeling the spirit of Union Col. E. D. Baker, Frances Whipple became one of the earliest prominent voices for abolition in California politics.
Babcock examines how Hayekian insights can guide feminist reform efforts.
The content and necessity of the first 10 Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, first debated by Federalists and Anti-Federalists, remains relevant today.
“Copperhead” Democrat Charles Jared Ingersoll argues that both warring sections should embrace a large measure of compromise and conciliation.
Although Van Buren himself was an effective politician, his years as president prompted scholars to rank Van Buren’s presidency as average, grouped among some of the least-effective and forgettable presidents in U.S. history
Smith explores Thomas Jefferson’s belief in the value of history, and his plan for public universities.
Lysander Spooner was a legal and political theorist favoring individualist anarchy. He is best known for his activism as an abolitionist.