William Lloyd Garrison argues that slavery was a direct violation of each person’s ownership of himself.
William Lloyd Garrison
An ardent abolitionist and supporter of the women’s suffrage movement, William Lloyd Garrison is perhaps best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
In a community-building activist junket, Rogers and William Lloyd Garrison hunt for honest souls in the forests and hills of New Hampshire.
Powell examines the expansion of liberty in western culture and covers the history of free thinkers from Cicero to Ayn Rand.
“O’Connell stood steadfast in his commitment to abolish human slavery even when it undermined his lifelong ambition to achieve home rule for Ireland.”
“There are no ‘Liberators’ to-day, and the William Lloyd Garrisons have nearly all of them gone the way of all the world.”
Robert LeFevre on the long history of libertarianism.
Leonard Liggio described the ideologically-inspired, Romantic life of George Julian.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an important organizer and writer in the American women’s rights movement.
Smith interrupts his usual series with a 30-question trivia quiz.
“Tucker and his tradition…offer us the legacy of a suggestive analysis of how true community is compatible with rugged individualism.”
Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass became a prominent abolitionist and advocate of women’s rights.
Smith analyzes two kinds of freedom, pragmatic and moral, and gives examples of how this distinction has been used in the history of libertarian thought.
Offering his dismal reflections on the World Anti-Slavery Convention, Rogers reminds readers that the abolitionist revolution is no bureaucratic body.
Doherty traces the global history of American libertarianism from ancient times to the modern era.
Frederick Douglass argues that slavery “destroys the central principle of human responsibility” and violates the Constitution in three short essays.
Lysander Spooner was an American legal theorist, abolitionist, and anarchist.
Albert Jay Nock, author, aesthete, and social critic, was an advocate of liberty in a collectivist age.