The French satirist, agitator, writer, and politician Frédéric Bastiat was France’s foremost champion of liberty in the 19th century.
Powell examines the expansion of liberty in western culture and covers the history of free thinkers from Cicero to Ayn Rand.
Thomas Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States.
As a Swedish diplomat in Hungary, Raoul Wallenberg saved nearly 100,000 lives from execution by the Nazis.
The famous Roman statesman advocated the principles that became the bedrock of liberty in the modern world.
The Triumph of Liberty: A 2,000-Year History, Told through the Lives of Freedom’s Greatest Champions
In his new book, The Triumph of Liberty, Jim Powell focuses on the individuals who helped freedom to advance.
In a single century, slavery was abolished and more than seven million slaves were freed. “Greatest Emancipations” tells this fascinating story.
Jim Powell joins us for a discussion on how the tradition of liberty in the United States was established and how it subsequently flourished.
Jim Powell joins us for a discussion on the New Deal policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Did the New Deal really pull America out of the Great Depression?
A list of some of the biographical essays at libertarianism.org.
A guide to books on the history of liberty and libertarianism.