John Tyler was the one person most responsible for squashing republicanism and establishing the empire.
Liberalism and republicanism together made for a stronger worldview.
“Interviews with [high schoolers] indicate that the Pink Floyd song has struck a chord of anger and frustration with which many students strongly identify.”
Constitutionalism binds the government to a pre-decided set of rules and is favored as a form of limiting government expansion.
“Let Texas go to Great Britain if she pleases. She has a right to be a slave in her own way.”
Smith interrupts his usual series with a 30-question trivia quiz.
David Boaz highlights movies with strong themes of liberty.
Libertarians support competition-based private planning of urban areas, rather than solutions that hinge on the government controlling property.
A short profile of the ideas of Gene Sharp, the foremost scholar of nonviolent resistance.
Carl Bode reviews Hobson’s Serpent in Eden.
“O! Thomas, you have had a long nap, and spent a great number of years in ease & plenty, upon our hard earned property.”
Ingersoll concludes by examining religious liberty in America. He goes so far as to single out Catholics for their enormous contributions to American life.
Albert Jay Nock was an influential writer who criticized political action and protested state interventionism at all levels.
Paterson’s prose is a joy to read, and her insights into human freedom have enduring relevance, writes Presley.
Frederick Douglass argues that slavery “destroys the central principle of human responsibility” and violates the Constitution in three short essays.
Mchangama argues for the necessity of the right to own not just personal property, but all property, including the means of production.