A prolific author and Austrian economist, Murray Rothbard promoted a form of free market anarchism he called “anarcho-capitalism.”
Martin Luther King, Jr. was a prominent activist in the civil rights movement, a spectacular orator, and a practitioner of nonviolent resistance.
Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass became a prominent abolitionist and advocate of women’s rights.
Samuel Adams was an important popular agitator and organizer during the American Revolution.
Founding father, scientist, businessman, diplomat—Franklin was America’s original “self-made man.”
Lysander Spooner was an American legal theorist, abolitionist, and anarchist.
Starting from the premise that mass resistance to your ideas is a sign of success, Palmer critiques several criticisms of libertarian philosophy.
Liberalism and republicanism together made for a stronger worldview.
In this excerpt from Libertarianism: A Primer, Boaz tells the history of the movement for liberty, from Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu through the 20th century.
Michael Weiss and Cathy Young critique radical feminist jurisprudence in this critique.
Literature of Liberty’s attempt to produce a full bibliography of works by, about, and relevant to Friedrich Hayek.
“Interviews with [high schoolers] indicate that the Pink Floyd song has struck a chord of anger and frustration with which many students strongly identify.”
“The European war became a global conflict by drawing in the Western Hemisphere and extending connections into the Pacific.”
The great John Hospers surveys the most productive century in the history of ethics as a field of study.
“Only one serious, major candidate for President in this election year…is also unequivocally in favor of total marijuana decriminalization.”
“For eighteenth-century radical thought, in addition to commerce and history, there was an important role given to religion and science.”