Feminism is part of an interlocking family of movements aimed at human liberation, and indeed helping to achieve it, albeit in fits and starts.
Novak reviews Charlotte Gordon’s book Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley.
Libertarian feminism can help one see the dangers of patriarchy and the futility of statist intervention at once.
Libertarians should oppose the state’s victimization of transgender people and help build a society safe for a diverse range of gender identities, argues Novak.
Housework isn’t compensated with wage payments or counted in GDP. Is that a problem? And if so, who should solve it?
Progressive-Era reforms reflected sexist and racist beliefs, contrasting against classical liberalism’s “analytical egalitarianism.”
Legal and cultural changes allowing women to own property and participate in the market as entrepreneurs contributed to the Great Enrichment.
The Austrian and feminist critiques of mainstream economics are compatible in surprising ways.