Voltairine de Cleyre

by Sharon Presley on Mar 1, 1979

“That such a brilliant, unusual woman would be a feminist is no surprise.”


Anarchism and American Traditions

by Voltairine de Cleyre in 1908

Voltairine De Cleyre reappraises the legacy of the American Revolution through an individualist anarchist lens.

Free Thoughts

Benjamin Tucker and the Individualist Anarchists

featuring David S. D’Amato, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus on Jan 27, 2014

David D’Amato joins us to talk about the voluntaryist socialist political philosophy. Is the idea of voluntary socialism as odd as it sounds?


Feminism in Liberty

by Sharon Presley in 1986

Benjamin Tucker’s individualist anarchist periodical Liberty hosted radical discussions on gender equality in the late 19th century.


On Libertarian Socialism

by David S. D’Amato on Nov 27, 2018

D’Amato explores the idea of libertarian socialism by analyzing the history of individualist anarchism and “voluntary socialism.”


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.”


Understanding the Feudal Order

by David S. D’Amato on Jul 10, 2017

Feudalism was, in a significant sense, private and contractual rather than public; that doesn’t make it libertarian.


Private Property and Two Kinds of Force

by David S. D’Amato on Aug 3, 2015

Property, properly understood, does not restrict liberty. Well-defined boundaries help us differentiate between aggressive and defensive violence.



Benjamin Tucker, Libertarian

by David S. D’Amato on Mar 19, 2018

Often claimed by modern socialist anarchists, Benjamin Tucker fits better in the libertarian tradition.