For radical early Quakers like James Nayler, resistance was a way of life. In the “Lamb’s War” on Satan, they were called to open hearts, not end lives.
Tucker’s affinity for (stateless) socialism did not make the leap to property-less communism, a situation waiting for us all in death.
Tucker attempts to convince his individualist contemporaries that not all Socialism is State Socialism.
Libertarianism and socialism once looked alike. Tucker shows the Socialists’ error: they became infected by statism.
In a brief flurry of choice editorials, Tucker returns again to “picket duty,” addressing some of the many differences between himself and contemporary Henry George.
Horton’s selection of poetry begins by assuring white audiences that the black author has no intentions of subverting white supremacy.
For Tucker, Liberty was The Great Abolitionist, smasher of profit, rent, monopoly, and any other social contrivance separating labor from its fruits.
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.
With a taste of actual poverty and a whiff of fake charity, Melville leaves us doubting whether our personal ethics have much improved.
Melville suggests that unless the modernizing, industrializing world retained its humanistic sensibilities, we’ll create our own Hells.
Melville provides a more-or-less first-hand account of the almost excruciatingly lucious lives of London’s lawyerly elite.
Tucker squares off with a land-taxing Georgist reader whose preoccupation with land distracts him from the larger war against Archism.
Tucker chastises the naive libertarianism of Henry George’s land reformers—Land alone feeds no one, and a free society first requires a free money.
Tucker goes back on “picket duty,” tackling a slew of money- and trade-related topics and battling foes from the Knights of Labor to Henry George.
Tucker confronts Greenbackers and other contemporaries who posed state solutions to problems caused by government.
A failure at business and a failure at life, Jimmy Rose was a lot like the rest of his generation—drowning in change.
Nationalism is a simple and relativist political ideology that holds tremendous sway with millions of voters and many governments.