Tilman examines the possibilities of a New Left-Libertarian convergence, and finds the prospects lacking.
Murray Rothbard explains the scholarly debates surrounding the American Revolution.
Historian Forrest McDonald exhaustively details what the Founders were reading.
Carl Bode reviews Hobson’s Serpent in Eden.
“But let us avoid all frontier movements…War would only insure the oppression and captivity of tens of thousands who are happy in the bosoms of their families.”
Wooldridge answers the classic question: “But who will build the roads?”
“Let Texas go to Great Britain if she pleases. She has a right to be a slave in her own way.”
“Should tyrants take it into their heads to emancipate any of you, remember that your freedom is your natural right…God will dash tyrants…into atoms.”
“Can our condition be any worse? Can it be more mean and abject?…They cannot treat us worse; for they well know the day they do it they are gone.”
“O! Thomas, you have had a long nap, and spent a great number of years in ease & plenty, upon our hard earned property.”
“The whole affair was a web of iniquity, but the subject of this wrong was a woman, & a weak, colored woman, & therefore contemptible.”
Gow’s pirate crew—much of it sailing with him involuntarily—falls apart, and Gow is hanged.
It shouldn’t need to be said, but the Confederacy didn’t stand for opposing federal overreach or eliminating handouts to big business—it stood for slavery.
Life in early colonial Virginia was as nasty, brutish, and short as it got for seventeenth-century Englishmen.
Paterson’s prose is a joy to read, and her insights into human freedom have enduring relevance, writes Presley.
Zwolinski discusses what makes Lysander Spooner his favorite libertarian.
Can we ground a libertarian political philosophy in existentialist moral anti-realism?
Athenian banks afforded women and slaves a chance at economic autonomy. This was possible because of lax enforcement of laws restricting their economic liberty.