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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.

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Editorial: Benjamin Tucker and Liberty

by Leonard P. Liggio on Sep 1, 1981

“Tucker and his tradition…offer us the legacy of a suggestive analysis of how true community is compatible with rugged individualism.”

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O’Connell, Anti-Slavery, and Freedom

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Dec 1, 1979

“O’Connell stood steadfast in his commitment to abolish human slavery even when it undermined his lifelong ambition to achieve home rule for Ireland.”

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Slavery

by Various Authors on Dec 2, 1978

Literature of Liberty reviews a slew of major historians’ recent studies of a subject far too often neglected in libertarian circles.

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Editorial (Vol. I, No. III)

by Leonard P. Liggio on Sep 1, 1978

Leonard Liggio described the ideologically-inspired, Romantic life of George Julian.

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Strategies for a Libertarian Victory

by Murray Rothbard on Jul 1, 1978

“The Libertarian Party is a vital organ of the libertarian movement, even if it never elects anyone to major office.”

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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.

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Lions in New Hampshire

by Nathaniel Peabody Rogers June 4-Sept. 10, 1841

In a community-building activist junket, Rogers and William Lloyd Garrison hunt for honest souls in the forests and hills of New Hampshire.

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There’s No Tyranny Like English Tyranny

by Nathaniel Peabody Rogers Aug. 1840-March 1841

Offering his dismal reflections on the World Anti-Slavery Convention, Rogers reminds readers that the abolitionist revolution is no bureaucratic body.

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Man Cannot Hold Property in Man

by William Lloyd Garrison on Dec 13, 1833

William Lloyd Garrison argues that slavery was a direct violation of each person’s ownership of himself.