Smith interrupts his usual series with a 30-question trivia quiz.
Daniel O’Connell was a lawyer, a peerless orator, and Ireland’s prominent political leader in the first half of the 19th century.
Agitator and pamphleteer par excellence, Thomas Paine was involved in both the American and French Revolutions.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an important organizer and writer in the American women’s rights movement.
Tom G. Palmer provides a comprehensive overview of the vast literature on libertarianism, free market economics, and the philosophy of liberty.
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.
“Joseph Priestley here, too, speaks for his age, for his religious brethren, and for his class.”
One of the most highly-regarded historians of 19th-century America gives his contribution to the Literature of Liberty.
“Paine spoke for the governed against the government and for the living rather than the dead. At best he saw government as only a small part of society.”
Knight explores twin themes in libertarian history: Revolution and Romanticism.
Wollstonecraft argues the case for women’s rights entirely in libertarian terms of equal and natural rights.