Free markets are base requirements for complex and developing civilizations. In this new series, Ibrahim Anoba surveys the evidence from ancient Africa.
On an educational trip to Poland to learn about the Holocaust, the author came face-to-face with modern hatred of Jews.
Often, the meaning of cost varies when you ask different people who are part of the same single transaction.
Libertarian feminists offer a thoroughly individualist version of feminist thought rather than the common collectivist understanding.
Caleb Brown interviews Anthony Comegna about the English Civil Wars and high weirdness in the primitive libertarian tradition.
The socialists, who would further regiment human social relations, are reactionaries; libertarians are the radicals.
Not all market failures warrant state intervention.
The scholars of the Spanish Enlightenment are often overlooked as influencial to political thought throughout the Americas.
Smith discusses the importance of Garrison’s call for the free states to secede from the Union, and the eventual disagreement with Frederick Douglass.
The economic fallacies tackled here are the zero sum game, that order requires design, & that consumption is the key to growth.
Horwitz outlines his editorial vision for economics content on Libertarianism.org.
Modern political economist Vincent Ostrom & classical anarchist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon envisioned societies with overlapping centers of power.
You can think of negative liberty as being about the absence of external limits, and positive liberty as the absence of internal limits.
The origin of the idea that liberty could be preserved through the separation of powers endures through the arguments of Polybius.
Samuel Edward Konkin III created a theory of resistance to the state, agorism, that eschewed politics for peaceful but illegal market activity.
Minarchists and anarchists—i.e. champions of the night-watchman state and opponents of any state—aren’t as clearly distinguishable as one might think.
D’Amato profiles Robert Anton Wilson, an eclectic thinker with a strong commitment to individualism and a penchant for mischief.
D’Amato explores the idea of libertarian socialism by analyzing the history of individualist anarchism and “voluntary socialism.”