D’Amato profiles Robert Anton Wilson, an eclectic thinker with a strong commitment to individualism and a penchant for mischief.
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.
With his 250th essay, Smith interrupts his series on abolitionism to offer some reflections on writing essays.
Smith discusses some similarities between the anti-political abolitionists and contemporary voluntaryists.
A look at Rose Wilder Lane’s The Discovery of Freedom, one of the three books that launched the modern American libertarian movement.
George H. Smith turns to what may be Roy Childs’s most recognized role in the libertarian movement: book reviewer.
Smith discusses the influence of Robert LeFevre on the developing anarchism of Roy A. Childs, Jr.
Smith begins his series on Roy A. Childs, Jr., with the impact Childs’s anarchism had on his own thinking.
Rose Wilder Lane was an author and reporter who became one of the most prominent libertarian women writing in the 20th century.
Robert LeFevre established educational programs and supported publications that aimed to spread and popularize libertarian ideas.
The nonaggression axiom or principle mandates that individuals do not use physical force against others or their property, except for retaliation.
Childs, a writer and speaker of the libertarian movement in the 1960s and 1970s, also popularized the anarcho-capitalist movement of libertarian thought.
“Her finest work, excelling even The Discovery of Freedom, was never written for publication; yet it…has influenced many thousands of people.”
“The Free Man’s Almanac, compiled by Leonard Read, is one of the best and most useful for libertarians that I have run across.”
Robert LeFevre on the long history of libertarianism.