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Robert LeFevre

Robert LeFevre was an American businessman, radio personality, and libertarian theorist. LeFevre was the founder of the Freedom School, an institution designed to educate people about libertarian philosophy and free market economics.

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Some Thoughts about Writing Essays

by George H. Smith on Aug 4, 2017

With his 250th essay, Smith interrupts his series on abolitionism to offer some reflections on writing essays.

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Lane, Rose Wilder (1886-1968)

by Amy Sturgis on Aug 15, 2008

Rose Wilder Lane was an author and reporter who became one of the most prominent libertarian women writing in the 20th century.

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Nonaggression Axiom

by Roderick T. Long on Aug 15, 2008

The nonaggression axiom or principle mandates that individuals do not use physical force against others or their property, except for retaliation.

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LeFevre, Robert (1911-1986)

by Brian Doherty on Aug 15, 2008

Robert LeFevre established educational programs and supported publications that aimed to spread and popularize libertarian ideas.

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Childs, Roy A. (1949-1992)

by Joan Kennedy Taylor on Aug 15, 2008

Childs, a writer and speaker of the libertarian movement in the 1960s and 1970s, also popularized the anarcho-capitalist movement of libertarian thought.

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Abolitionism and Modern Voluntaryism

by George H. Smith on Mar 24, 2017

Smith discusses some similarities between the anti-political abolitionists and contemporary voluntaryists. 

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Rose Wilder Lane

by John Hospers on Apr 1, 1978

“Her finest work, excelling even The Discovery of Freedom, was never written for publication; yet it…has influenced many thousands of people.”

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The Free Man’s Almanac

by Robert LeFevre on Feb 1, 1976

The Free Man’s Almanac, compiled by Leonard Read, is one of the best and most useful for libertarians that I have run across.”

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Shelley, “Frankenstein”

by Robert LeFevre on Mar 1, 1975

The great Robert LeFevre reviews a classic of modern English literature.

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The Discovery of Freedom

by Cato Institute on Mar 1, 2014

A look at Rose Wilder Lane’s The Discovery of Freedom, one of the three books that launched the modern American libertarian movement.