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Song That’s Driving Teachers Up the Wall

by William Sievert on Sep 1, 1980

“Interviews with [high schoolers] indicate that the Pink Floyd song has struck a chord of anger and frustration with which many students strongly identify.”

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Constitutionalism

by Timothy Sandefur on Aug 15, 2008

Constitutionalism binds the government to a pre-decided set of rules and is favored as a form of limiting government expansion.

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Liberty at the Movies

by David Boaz on Jun 20, 2005

David Boaz highlights movies with strong themes of liberty.

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Urban Planning

by Mark Pennington on Aug 15, 2008

Libertarians support competition-based private planning of urban areas, rather than solutions that hinge on the government controlling property.

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The Influence of America on the Mind, Part III

by Charles Jared Ingersoll on Oct 18, 1823

Ingersoll concludes by examining religious liberty in America. He goes so far as to single out Catholics for their enormous contributions to American life.

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Nock, Albert Jay (1870-1945)

by Charles Hamilton on Aug 15, 2008

Albert Jay Nock was an influential writer who criticized political action and protested state interventionism at all levels.

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You Are a Man And So Am I

by Frederick Douglass on Sep 3, 1848

Frederick Douglass argues that slavery “destroys the central principle of human responsibility” and violates the Constitution in three short essays.