Author, co-founder of Society for Individual Liberty


Jarret B. Wollstein


Board of Advisors, Advocates for Self-Government


A Brief History of ISIL | ISIL
"ISIL began in 1980 as Libertarian International, founded by Canadian libertarian activist and publisher Vince Miller. LI started the international libertarian conferences in Zurich, Switzerland in 1982. The current ISIL was formed in 1989 through the merger of LI with the Society for Individual Liberty, the first explicitly libertarian grassroots organization which had been founded by Jarret Wollstein, Dave Walter and Don Ernsberger in 1969."


Clinton's Health-Care Plan for You: Cradle-to-Grave Slavery, Part 1, Future of Freedom, Jan 1994
Clinton's Health-Care Plan for You: Cradle-to-Grave Slavery, Part 2, Future of Freedom, Feb 1994
Democracy Versus Freedom, Future of Freedom, Jan 2006
"Whatever its virtues, democracy is not freedom. As the 19th-century French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville warned in his classic Democracy in America, a democracy can be just as tyrannical as a dictatorship once the voters decide to vote themselves money from the treasury."
How To Sell Liberty, Jun 1998
Discusses eight principles of effective salesmanship and how to apply them to market liberty
"Although liberty is beneficial to nearly everyone, because of political biases, your personal style, and other factors, you are not going to be able to sell everyone. ... Similarly, when you are selling liberty, you need to talk about how liberty will benefit your audience. Liberty is one product that benefits every honest person, so it can be sold to nearly everyone. ... Explain that liberty and the free market are intelligent compassion – compassion that really works."
Related Topics: Liberty, Libertarianism
In Pursuit of Liberty, May 1997
Primer on liberty concepts, including voluntary vs. coercive associations, individual rights, government and possible future improvements in the status quo
"Liberty is the freedom to act as you please so long as you don't coerce others. ... Liberty is as much a requirement of our psychological nature as food and air are requirements of our biological nature. When liberty is denied, economies stagnate, cultures deteriorate, science declines, living standards fall, and the human spirit languishes. Liberty is essential for any decent and humane society."
Will You Be Safer If Guns Are Banned? Part 1, Future of Freedom, Jul 1994
Will You Be Safer If Guns Are Banned? Part 2, Future of Freedom, Aug 1994
New Declaration of Independence, by Vincent H. Miller, Jarret B. Wollstein, Jan 2000
The Labor Theory of Value (An Analysis), by Donald C. Ernsberger, Jarret B. Wollstein (Editor), 1988