3 Apr 2020
Topic:  Children Sons and daughters; young persons, infants, adolescents
Upd   Articles Finding the Flaws
Discusses how governments naturally attempt to influence each other, the democratic flaw of voting for benefits at others' expense, in particular children, and how the U.S. Constitution has failed to avoid this outcome
 
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles Finding the Flaws
Discusses how governments naturally attempt to influence each other, the democratic flaw of voting for benefits at others' expense, in particular children, and how the U.S. Constitution has failed to avoid this outcome
 
Topic:  Democracy Form of government where the power is exercised directly or indirectly by a majority of the citizens
Upd   Articles Finding the Flaws
Discusses how governments naturally attempt to influence each other, the democratic flaw of voting for benefits at others' expense, in particular children, and how the U.S. Constitution has failed to avoid this outcome
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Finding the Flaws
Discusses how governments naturally attempt to influence each other, the democratic flaw of voting for benefits at others' expense, in particular children, and how the U.S. Constitution has failed to avoid this outcome
 
Topic:  Personal Responsibility Accepting the consequences of one's actions
Upd   Articles Criminal Justice? The Legal System vs. Individual Responsibility
Review of the title book, edited by Robert James Bidinotto and published in 1995 by the Foundation for Economic Education
 
Topic:  Sobran, Joseph Nationally syndicated columnist, past Senior Editor for National Review
Upd   Biography Sobran's -- Biography of Joe Sobran
Upd   Web Sites Sobran's -- The Real News of the Month
Website maintained by the Fitzgerald Griffin Foundation, copyright owner of Sobran's past columns; sections include "The Reactionary Utopian", "The Wanderer", the Shakespeare Library, other essays and articles and biographical summary
Upd   Web Pages Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Joseph Sobran - Libertarian
Includes picture, biographical profile and quotes by and about Sobran
Upd   Archived Columns Sobran Columns -- Archive
"The Reactionary Utopian" archive, from Mar 1999 to Mar 2008
Upd   Archived Articles Sobran's
Archive of issues of the monthly newsletter Sobran's with links to many of its articles, from Sept 1994 to May 2007
Upd   Writings Criminal Justice? The Legal System vs. Individual Responsibility
Review of the title book, edited by Robert James Bidinotto and published in 1995 by the Foundation for Economic Education
Upd     Finding the Flaws
Discusses how governments naturally attempt to influence each other, the democratic flaw of voting for benefits at others' expense, in particular children, and how the U.S. Constitution has failed to avoid this outcome
Upd   Interviews Joseph Sobran Interview
"Scott talks with Joe Sobran about the warfare state, the National Review crowd, the Old Right, the culture war, secession and anarchy."
 
Topic:  Walter, Dave Co-founder of the Society for Individual Liberty
Upd   Articles Criminal Justice? The Legal System vs. Individual Responsibility
Review of the title book, edited by Robert James Bidinotto and published in 1995 by the Foundation for Economic Education
 
2 Apr 2020
Topic:  Adams, John Second President of the United States
Upd   Articles The man who financed the American Revolution
Lengthy biographical essay of Robert Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence (and other founding documents) and financier of the Revolutionary War
 
Topic:  American Revolutionary War The war for American independence from Great Britain
Upd   Articles Thomas Paine-Passionate Pamphleteer for Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Paine's writings in Common Sense, American Crisis, Rights of Man and Age of Reason
Upd     The man who financed the American Revolution
Lengthy biographical essay of Robert Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence (and other founding documents) and financier of the Revolutionary War
 
Topic:  Founding Fathers Leading individuals in founding of the United States
Upd   Articles Thomas Paine-Passionate Pamphleteer for Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Paine's writings in Common Sense, American Crisis, Rights of Man and Age of Reason
 
Topic:  Franklin, Benjamin 18th century American printer, inventor and statesman
Upd   Articles Thomas Paine-Passionate Pamphleteer for Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Paine's writings in Common Sense, American Crisis, Rights of Man and Age of Reason
 
Topic:  Jefferson, Thomas Author of the Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Thomas Jefferson's Sophisticated, Radical Vision of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Jefferson's "felicity of expression" that led him to write the famous words in the Declaration of Independence
Upd     Thomas Paine-Passionate Pamphleteer for Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Paine's writings in Common Sense, American Crisis, Rights of Man and Age of Reason
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles The man who financed the American Revolution
Lengthy biographical essay of Robert Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence (and other founding documents) and financier of the Revolutionary War
 
Topic:  Paine, Thomas American Revolutionary leader, author of the Common Sense pamphlet
Upd   Articles Thomas Paine-Passionate Pamphleteer for Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Paine's writings in Common Sense, American Crisis, Rights of Man and Age of Reason
 
Topic:  Philadelphia The original capital of the United States
Upd   Articles The man who financed the American Revolution
Lengthy biographical essay of Robert Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence (and other founding documents) and financier of the Revolutionary War
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings Thomas Jefferson's Sophisticated, Radical Vision of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Jefferson's "felicity of expression" that led him to write the famous words in the Declaration of Independence
Upd     Thomas Paine-Passionate Pamphleteer for Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Paine's writings in Common Sense, American Crisis, Rights of Man and Age of Reason
Upd     The man who financed the American Revolution
Lengthy biographical essay of Robert Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence (and other founding documents) and financier of the Revolutionary War
 
Topic:  Sumner, William Graham Nineteenth century professor of political and social science at Yale University
Upd   Articles The man who financed the American Revolution
Lengthy biographical essay of Robert Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence (and other founding documents) and financier of the Revolutionary War
 
Topic:  Washington, George First President of the United States
Upd   Articles The man who financed the American Revolution
Lengthy biographical essay of Robert Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence (and other founding documents) and financier of the Revolutionary War
 
1 Apr 2020
Topic:  American Revolutionary War The war for American independence from Great Britain
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Education, Compulsory Attendance in schools that is mandated by laws
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Friedman, Milton 1976 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Harper, F. A. Economics professor, founder of the Institute for Humane Studies
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Hess, Karl Editor of Libertarian Party News 1986-1990, Barry Goldwater speechwriter
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Johnson, Paul British historian and prolific author
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Klausner, Manny American lawyer, co-founding editor of Reason magazine
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Mises Institute Research and education in classical liberalism, libertarian political theory, and Austrian School of economics
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Monopoly Exclusive control by someone or some group of the means of producing or selling a good or service
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Property Rights Rights of an owner to use and dispose of assets
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Skousen, Mark Author, investment advisor, professor of Economics
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Vietnam War Conflict during 1954-1975 between South and North Vietnam, with increasing United States involvement
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
31 Mar 2020
Topic:  analysis Monthly broadsheet published by Frank Chodorov between 1944 and 1951
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Flynn, John T. American journalist, author of The Roosevelt Myth
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Foundation for Economic Education One of the oldest free-market organizations in the U.S., founded in 1946 to study and advance the freedom philosophy
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Human Action Ludwig von Mises' major economics treatise, first published in 1949
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Man, Economy, and State Economic treatise by Murray Rothbard published in 1962
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Rockwell, Lew President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and editor of LewRockwell.com
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
30 Mar 2020
Topic:  Block, Walter Professor of economics, Loyola University and Senior Fellow, Ludwig von Mises Institute
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Capitalism Economic system where the means of production are privately owned
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Democracy Form of government where the power is exercised directly or indirectly by a majority of the citizens
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Education, Compulsory Attendance in schools that is mandated by laws
Upd   Articles Self-Interested Defenders of 'the Peculiar Institution'
 
Topic:  Law Set of rules and guidelines intended to influence social behavior
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Law, Rule of Legal environment where cases are handled in a non-arbitrary manner
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Nobel Prize Annual international awards in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace and economics
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  State, The The group of people that, having effective control over a government, benefit the most from the exercise of its power
Upd   Articles The life and times of Murray N. Rothbard, who showed why private individuals can do just about everything that needs to be done
Lengthy biographical essay
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles Self-Interested Defenders of 'the Peculiar Institution'
 
27 Mar 2020
Topic:  Entrepreneurship Managerial skills and willingness to take risks in the production of goods and services
Upd   Articles Jean-Baptiste Say (1767 - 1832)
Highlights Say's contributions on entrepreneurship, his troubles and later vindication in France, and his influence on Jefferson and Madison
 
Topic:  France Territory in western Europe, ruled since 1958 by the République Française
Upd   Articles Jean-Baptiste Say (1767 - 1832)
Highlights Say's contributions on entrepreneurship, his troubles and later vindication in France, and his influence on Jefferson and Madison
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Orwell, George British writer, author of 1984 and Animal Farm
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Say, Jean-Baptiste 18th-19th century French economist
Upd   Articles Jean-Baptiste Say (1767 - 1832)
Highlights Say's contributions on entrepreneurship, his troubles and later vindication in France, and his influence on Jefferson and Madison
 
Topic:  Turgot, Anne Robert Jacques 18th century French economist
Upd   Articles Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727 - 1781)
Biographical sketch, part of the series "In The Liberal Tradition"
 
Topic:  Vienna Capital of Austria
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
26 Mar 2020
Topic:  Acton Institute Promotes a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty
Upd   Publications Religion & Liberty
Since 1991, bimonthly until 2004, then quarterly
 
Topic:  Dalberg-Acton, John British historian, known as Lord Acton
Upd   Writings The History of Freedom in Antiquity
Surveys the ancient history of liberty, both from the side of rulers (despots, Solon, Pericles, Roman Republic and Empire) and philosophers (Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics), and the later influence of Christianity
 
Topic:  Democracy Form of government where the power is exercised directly or indirectly by a majority of the citizens
Upd   Articles The History of Freedom in Antiquity
Surveys the ancient history of liberty, both from the side of rulers (despots, Solon, Pericles, Roman Republic and Empire) and philosophers (Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics), and the later influence of Christianity
 
Topic:  Friedman, Milton 1976 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles The History of Freedom in Antiquity
Surveys the ancient history of liberty, both from the side of rulers (despots, Solon, Pericles, Roman Republic and Empire) and philosophers (Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics), and the later influence of Christianity
 
Topic:  Hayek, Friedrich 1974 Nobel Prize winner in Economics Sciences
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Knight, Frank 20th century American economist of the Chicago School
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Articles The History of Freedom in Antiquity
Surveys the ancient history of liberty, both from the side of rulers (despots, Solon, Pericles, Roman Republic and Empire) and philosophers (Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics), and the later influence of Christianity
 
Topic:  Menger, Carl Founder of the Austrian School of economics
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Milton, John 17th century English poet, author of Paradise Lost
Upd   Articles John Milton (1608-1674)
 
Topic:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Mont Pelerin Society Aims to strengthen the principles and practice of a free society
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Popper, Karl 20th century Austrian-born British philosopher
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
Upd     Great Thinkers: Ayn Rand
Includes short introductory profile, photograph, quotes from some of Rand's books and links to other resources about her
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Web Pages Great Thinkers: Ayn Rand
Includes short introductory profile, photograph, quotes from some of Rand's books and links to other resources about her
 
Topic:  Sirico, Robert Co-founder and President of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty
Upd   Biography Acton Institute Staff Members: Rev. Robert A. Sirico, President
 
Topic:  Socialism Socio-economic system in which the means of production and distribution are under collective or government control
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  Sowell, Thomas Author, syndicated columnist, fellow at the Hoover Institution
Upd   Articles Hayek, Life and Times
Lengthy biographical essay, with extensive quotes both from Hayek and others (including Keynes)
 
Topic:  State, The The group of people that, having effective control over a government, benefit the most from the exercise of its power
Upd   Articles The History of Freedom in Antiquity
Surveys the ancient history of liberty, both from the side of rulers (despots, Solon, Pericles, Roman Republic and Empire) and philosophers (Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics), and the later influence of Christianity
 
25 Mar 2020
Topic:  Branden, Nathaniel Psychotherapist, author of The Psychology of Self-Esteem
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Chamberlain, John 20th century American journalist and author
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Communism Socio-economic system in which private property rights are eliminated
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Dalberg-Acton, John British historian, known as Lord Acton
Upd   Web Pages Lord Acton 101 | Acton Institute
Includes link to Acton's biography, chronology, collection of quotes, his list of "hundred best books" and a photo gallery
Upd   Articles Lord Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (1834-1902)
Biographical sketch, part of the series "In The Liberal Tradition"
 
Topic:  Entrepreneurship Managerial skills and willingness to take risks in the production of goods and services
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Europe By convention, a continent comprising the westernmost area of Eurasia
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Foundation for Economic Education One of the oldest free-market organizations in the U.S., founded in 1946 to study and advance the freedom philosophy
Upd   Articles Leonard E. Read (1898-1983)
Biographical sketch, part of the series "In The Liberal Tradition"
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  MacBride, Roger Lawyer, 1976 Libertarian Presidential candidate
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Nock, Albert Jay Author of Our Enemy, The State, founder of The Freeman (1920-24)
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Paterson, Isabel Canadian-born, American literary critic, author of The God of the Machine
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Read, Leonard Founder of the Foundation for Economic Education
Upd   Articles Leonard E. Read (1898-1983)
Biographical sketch, part of the series "In The Liberal Tradition"
Upd     Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Religion, Freedom of Liberty to practice any or no religion
Upd   Articles Lord Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (1834-1902)
Biographical sketch, part of the series "In The Liberal Tradition"
 
Topic:  Wilder Lane, Rose American journalist, author of The Discovery of Freedom
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
Upd     Rose Wilder Lane (1886-1968)
Short biographical note, based on Jim Powell's "Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement", The Freeman, May 1996
 
24 Mar 2020
Topic:  Bright, John 19th century English Member of Parliament
Upd   Articles Richard Cobden's Triumphant Crusade for Free Trade and Peace
Extensive biographical essay, including Cobden's relationship with John Bright as they campaigned for repeal of the Corn Laws, and his later peace activism
 
Topic:  Chamberlain, John 20th century American journalist and author
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Cobden, Richard Nineteenth century British politician, leading proponent of free trade
Upd   Articles Richard Cobden's Triumphant Crusade for Free Trade and Peace
Extensive biographical essay, including Cobden's relationship with John Bright as they campaigned for repeal of the Corn Laws, and his later peace activism
 
Topic:  Free Trade Exchange of goods and services without barriers
Upd   Articles Richard Cobden's Triumphant Crusade for Free Trade and Peace
Extensive biographical essay, including Cobden's relationship with John Bright as they campaigned for repeal of the Corn Laws, and his later peace activism
 
Topic:  Ireland, Republic of Territory in the island of Ireland in the northern Atlantic Ocean, ruled since 1937 by the Poblacht na hÉireann
Upd   Articles Richard Cobden's Triumphant Crusade for Free Trade and Peace
Extensive biographical essay, including Cobden's relationship with John Bright as they campaigned for repeal of the Corn Laws, and his later peace activism
 
Topic:  Nock, Albert Jay Author of Our Enemy, The State, founder of The Freeman (1920-24)
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings Richard Cobden's Triumphant Crusade for Free Trade and Peace
Extensive biographical essay, including Cobden's relationship with John Bright as they campaigned for repeal of the Corn Laws, and his later peace activism
Upd     Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
Upd     Robert A. Heinlein's Soaring Spirit of Liberty
Biographical essay, including multiple quotes from fellow authors and significant excerpts from Heinlein's novels and stories
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Richard Cobden's Triumphant Crusade for Free Trade and Peace
Extensive biographical essay, including Cobden's relationship with John Bright as they campaigned for repeal of the Corn Laws, and his later peace activism
 
Topic:  Wilder Lane, Rose American journalist, author of The Discovery of Freedom
Upd   Articles Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, and Ayn Rand: Three Women Who Inspired the Modern Libertarian Movement
Triple biographical essay on the women who in 1943 published The Discovery of Freedom, The God of the Machine and The Fountainhead
 
23 Mar 2020
Topic:  Austria Territory in central Europe, ruled since 1955 by the Republik Österreich
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Böhm von Bawerk, Eugen Nineteenth century Austrian economist and minister of Finance
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Bureaucracy A hierarchy of government officials, mostly unelected, that set policies, prescribe regulations and administer them
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Central Banking The practice of establishing a country's monetary policy through a government-owned or -controlled institution
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Foundation for Economic Education One of the oldest free-market organizations in the U.S., founded in 1946 to study and advance the freedom philosophy
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Friedman, Milton 1976 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles Milton and Rose Friedman: Capitalism's Greatest Living Champions: Eight ways you can learn from their success
Written on occasion of Milton Friedman's 80th birthday; discusses eight techniques used by the Friedmans to reach and persuade others with their message of freedom and free markets
 
Topic:  Gold Standard A monetary system in which currency values are defined in terms of gold
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Hazlitt, Henry Journalist, author of Economics in One Lesson
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Menger, Carl Founder of the Austrian School of economics
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Mont Pelerin Society Aims to strengthen the principles and practice of a free society
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
Upd     Milton and Rose Friedman: Capitalism's Greatest Living Champions: Eight ways you can learn from their success
Written on occasion of Milton Friedman's 80th birthday; discusses eight techniques used by the Friedmans to reach and persuade others with their message of freedom and free markets
Upd     Ralph Raico, RIP
Memorial and biographical note, including short bibliography
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  Socialism Socio-economic system in which the means of production and distribution are under collective or government control
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Ludwig von Mises, socialism's greatest enemy
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
 
20 Mar 2020
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles John Locke: Natural Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
Extensive biographical essay, including summaries of his major works
 
Topic:  Law, Rule of Legal environment where cases are handled in a non-arbitrary manner
Upd   Articles John Locke: Natural Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
Extensive biographical essay, including summaries of his major works
 
Topic:  Learning The process of acquiring knowledge or skills
Upd   Articles John Locke: Natural Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
Extensive biographical essay, including summaries of his major works
 
Topic:  Locke, John 17th century English philosopher
Upd   Articles John Locke: Natural Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
Extensive biographical essay, including summaries of his major works
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings John Locke: Natural Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
Extensive biographical essay, including summaries of his major works
 
Topic:  Private Property Ownership of assets by individuals or non-governmental legal entities
Upd   Articles John Locke: Natural Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
Extensive biographical essay, including summaries of his major works
 
Topic:  Religion, Freedom of Liberty to practice any or no religion
Upd   Articles John Locke: Natural Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
Extensive biographical essay, including summaries of his major works
 
19 Mar 2020
Topic:  American Mercury American literary magazine founded in 1924 by H. L. Mencken. which he edited during its first ten years, last published in 1981
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Capitalism Economic system where the means of production are privately owned
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Congo, Republic of the Territory in west central Africa, ruled since 2002 by the République du Congo
Upd   Measures of Freedom Congo, Republic of (Brazzaville) | Freedom House
2016: Status: Not Free, Aggregate Score: 28, Political Rights: 6, Civil Liberties: 5
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
Upd     Herbert Spencer: Liberty and Unlimited Human Progress
Lengthy biographical profile, highlighting Social Statics and his acquaintance with Andrew Carnegie
 
Topic:  Hayek, Friedrich 1974 Nobel Prize winner in Economics Sciences
Upd   Articles Herbert Spencer: Liberty and Unlimited Human Progress
Lengthy biographical profile, highlighting Social Statics and his acquaintance with Andrew Carnegie
 
Topic:  Hazlitt, Henry Journalist, author of Economics in One Lesson
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Humor Comedy, wit, satire, sarcasm, irony, jokes, etc.
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Mencken, H. L. Journalist, author of The American Language
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Nock, Albert Jay Author of Our Enemy, The State, founder of The Freeman (1920-24)
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Rights Powers and privileges one may properly claim as due
Upd   Articles Herbert Spencer: Liberty and Unlimited Human Progress
Lengthy biographical profile, highlighting Social Statics and his acquaintance with Andrew Carnegie
 
Topic:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
Topic:  Wilson, Woodrow Twenty-eighth President of the United States
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken, America's Wittiest Defender of Liberty
Biographical essay, highlighting Mencken's tenure at the Baltimore Sun, the books he authored, the founding and his work at the American Mercury monthly and his brief relationship with Sara Haardt
 
18 Mar 2020
Topic:  Bastiat, Frédéric 19th century French economist
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
Topic:  Cobden, Richard Nineteenth century British politician, leading proponent of free trade
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
Topic:  Dalberg-Acton, John British historian, known as Lord Acton
Upd   Web Pages Great Thinkers: Lord Acton
Includes short introductory profile, short essay titled "Acton's independent mind", photograph and links to other resources on Acton
 
Topic:  France Territory in western Europe, ruled since 1958 by the République Française
Upd   Articles Adam Smith—"I had almost forgot that I was the author of the inquiry concerning The Wealth of Nations"
Biographical essay
 
Topic:  Free Trade Exchange of goods and services without barriers
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Adam Smith—"I had almost forgot that I was the author of the inquiry concerning The Wealth of Nations"
Biographical essay
 
Topic:  Hume, David 18th century Scottish philosopher
Upd   Articles Adam Smith—"I had almost forgot that I was the author of the inquiry concerning The Wealth of Nations"
Biographical essay
 
Topic:  Hutcheson, Francis 18th century Irish philosopher
Upd   Articles Adam Smith—"I had almost forgot that I was the author of the inquiry concerning The Wealth of Nations"
Biographical essay
 
Topic:  Law Set of rules and guidelines intended to influence social behavior
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
Topic:  Mandeville, Bernard 18th century Dutch philosopher, physician and satirist
Upd   Articles Adam Smith—"I had almost forgot that I was the author of the inquiry concerning The Wealth of Nations"
Biographical essay
 
Topic:  Molinari, Gustave de 19th century Belgian/French economist, considered the originator of market-anarchism
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings Great Thinkers: Lord Acton
Includes short introductory profile, short essay titled "Acton's independent mind", photograph and links to other resources on Acton
Upd     Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
Upd     Herbert Spencer: Liberty and Unlimited Human Progress
Lengthy biographical profile, highlighting Social Statics and his acquaintance with Andrew Carnegie
Upd     Adam Smith—"I had almost forgot that I was the author of the inquiry concerning The Wealth of Nations"
Biographical essay
 
Topic:  Rights Powers and privileges one may properly claim as due
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
Topic:  Say, Jean-Baptiste 18th-19th century French economist
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
Topic:  Smith, Adam Eighteenth century Scottish economist, author of The Wealth of Nations
Upd   Articles Adam Smith—"I had almost forgot that I was the author of the inquiry concerning The Wealth of Nations"
Biographical essay
 
Topic:  Socialism Socio-economic system in which the means of production and distribution are under collective or government control
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
Topic:  Spencer, Herbert 19th century English philosopher
Upd   Articles Herbert Spencer: Liberty and Unlimited Human Progress
Lengthy biographical profile, highlighting Social Statics and his acquaintance with Andrew Carnegie
 
Topic:  State, The The group of people that, having effective control over a government, benefit the most from the exercise of its power
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
 
17 Mar 2020
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Declaration of Independence, United States The document that formed the United States of America
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Entrepreneurship Managerial skills and willingness to take risks in the production of goods and services
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  France Territory in western Europe, ruled since 1958 by the République Française
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Jefferson, Thomas Author of the Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Massachusetts The Bay State - ratified Constitution 6 Feb 1788
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Paine, Thomas American Revolutionary leader, author of the Common Sense pamphlet
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Pennsylvania The Keystone State - ratified Constitution 12 Dec 1787
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Soldiers, No Quartering of No stationing of soldiers in private houses
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Washington, George First President of the United States
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
16 Mar 2020
Topic:  Acton Institute Promotes a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty
Upd   Home Page Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty
Sections include: research, commentary, blog, Acton University, Lecture Series, awards, scholarships, Religious and Economic Freedom conferences, podcasts, publications and book shop
 
Topic:  Adams, John Second President of the United States
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  American Revolutionary War The war for American independence from Great Britain
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Franklin, Benjamin 18th century American printer, inventor and statesman
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Hancock, John Signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, president of the Second Continental Congress
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Philadelphia The original capital of the United States
Upd   Articles Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Writings Benjamin Franklin: The Man Who Invented the American Dream
Lengthy biographical essay, including a section on the posthumous publication and reaction to Franklin's Autobiography
Upd     Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Who First Put Laissez-Faire Principles into Action
Biographical essay, covering his life, works and involvement with the Physiocrats, as well as his accomplishments as an administrator
Upd     Albert Jay Nock: A Gifted Pen for Radical Individualism
Biographical essay, including his early life, editorship of The Freeman, and notable books and essays
Upd     An Independent Judiciary: Edward Coke
Lengthy biographical essay
Upd     Barack Obama: The Anti Economic Growth President
Lists and criticizes several of Obama's policies and proposals and discusses why economic growth and progress is beneficial
 
Topic:  Religion, Freedom of Liberty to practice any or no religion
Upd   Web Sites Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
Publishes Religion & Liberty bi-monthly journal
 
13 Mar 2020
Topic:  Bock, Alan Former senior editorial writer for The Orange County Register
Upd   Web Pages Alan Bock | Orange Punch
Author profile page, including picture and links to some of his writings
Upd     Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Alan Bock - Libertarian
Includes photo, biographical profile and quotes
Upd   Interviews Alan Bock Interview
"Scott talks with Alan Bock about the lack of accountability in the Bush Administration, the endless violence/destructive course of war, and the ingrained impossibility of a sustained occupation of Iraq."
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Web Pages About Jim Powell
Author page at LibertyStory.net, website maintained by Powell in connection with The Triumph of Liberty (2000)
Upd     Jim Powell | Cato Institute
Staff page, includes picture, profile and links to writings
 
Topic:  Presley, Sharon Psychologist, executive director of Resources for Independent Thinking
Upd   Articles Il Movimento Libertario Americano dagli Anni Sessanta ad Oggi: Radici storico-dottrinali e discriminanti ideologico- politiche
The American Libertarian Movement from the '60s to Today, in Italian
 
Topic:  Rosenthal, Daniel M. Investment author, editor of the Silver & Gold Report
Upd   Books Authored Insider's Guide to Buying Silver & Gold: How Gold Dealers Lie, Cheat, and Rip You Off--All within the Letter of the Law
Upd     The Silver & Gold Investor's Profit Guide: Where to Get the Best Prices on the Best Silver & Gold Investments
 
12 Mar 2020
Topic:  Botswana Territory in south central Africa, ruled since 1966 by the Republic of Botswana
Upd   Articles Jim Rogers -- your global investment strategy
Transcript of radio interview broadcast on "Classic Business Day" from Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Topic:  Politics The practices of guiding, influencing or controlling government
Upd   Interviews Jim Rogers -- your global investment strategy
Transcript of radio interview broadcast on "Classic Business Day" from Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Topic:  Rogers, Jim Founder with George Soros of the Quantum Fund
Upd   Web Sites Jim Rogers - The Millennium Adventure
Personal website, covering Rogers' 1999-2002 "ultimate road trip"; includes details of the adventure, information about his books, articles from 1999 to 2003 and videos
Upd   Web Pages Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Jim Rogers - Libertarian
Includes photo, biographical profile and quote about Rogers
Upd   Interviews Jim Rogers -- your global investment strategy
Transcript of radio interview broadcast on "Classic Business Day" from Johannesburg, South Africa
Upd     Jim Rogers Interview
"Scott talks with Jim Rogers about Red Capitalism, the market for commodities, and trade wars leading to military wars."
Upd   Books Authored Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip
Partial contents: A Yellow Mercedes - Young Turks - The Best Capitalists Are in Communist China - Digital Mongolia - The Wedding - Into Africa - My Broker in Ghana - Arabian Nights - The Road from Mandalay - My Father's Grave - Home Again
 
Topic:  South Africa Territory in southern Africa, ruled since 1994 by the Republic of South Africa
Upd   Articles Jim Rogers -- your global investment strategy
Transcript of radio interview broadcast on "Classic Business Day" from Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Topic:  Travel Journeys for pleasure or education
Upd   Books Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip
Partial contents: A Yellow Mercedes - Young Turks - The Best Capitalists Are in Communist China - Digital Mongolia - The Wedding - Into Africa - My Broker in Ghana - Arabian Nights - The Road from Mandalay - My Father's Grave - Home Again
 
11 Mar 2020
Topic:  Bennett, James T. Professor of economics and author
Upd   Biography Laissez Faire Books
Upd   Web Pages Economics | Faculty and Staff: James T Bennett
Faculty page at George Mason University Economics Department; include photo, profile, contact information, list of publications and courses
Upd   Books Authored The Food and Drink Police: America's Nannies, Busybodies and Petty Tyrants
Partial contents: Meet the Killjoys - Eat, Drink, and Keel Over: Lasagna, Egg Rolls, and Popcorn Can Kill - Care for a Drink? - Free Speech: You Gotta Be Kidding! - What's Jeremy Rifkin's Beef?: The War on Our Not-So-Sacred Cow - Whose Life Is It, Anyhow?
Upd     Cancer Scam: Diversion of Federal Cancer Funds to Politics
Partial contents: From Pathology to Politics - A Smokescreen for Politics and Propaganda - A Financial Gold Mine for Politicking - Federal Funding for State Tax Campaigns - Who's Running Project ASSIST? - The New War on "Drugs"—and Its Consequences
Upd     Official Lies: How Washington Misleads Us
Partial contents: Welcome to the Jungle - The Political Economy of Propaganda, or Joe Isuzu Meets Nelson Rockefeller - Getting Down on the Farm - Fuel for the Propaganda Machine - The Sky is Falling! - Compelling Belief - Dope, Booze, Smokes, and Sex
 
Topic:  Cancer A group of diseases caused by uncontrolled cell division leading to malignant growth
Upd   Books Cancer Scam: Diversion of Federal Cancer Funds to Politics
Partial contents: From Pathology to Politics - A Smokescreen for Politics and Propaganda - A Financial Gold Mine for Politicking - Federal Funding for State Tax Campaigns - Who's Running Project ASSIST? - The New War on "Drugs"—and Its Consequences
 
Topic:  DiLorenzo, Thomas Professor of economics and author
Upd   Books Authored The Food and Drink Police: America's Nannies, Busybodies and Petty Tyrants
Partial contents: Meet the Killjoys - Eat, Drink, and Keel Over: Lasagna, Egg Rolls, and Popcorn Can Kill - Care for a Drink? - Free Speech: You Gotta Be Kidding! - What's Jeremy Rifkin's Beef?: The War on Our Not-So-Sacred Cow - Whose Life Is It, Anyhow?
Upd     Cancer Scam: Diversion of Federal Cancer Funds to Politics
Partial contents: From Pathology to Politics - A Smokescreen for Politics and Propaganda - A Financial Gold Mine for Politicking - Federal Funding for State Tax Campaigns - Who's Running Project ASSIST? - The New War on "Drugs"—and Its Consequences
Upd     Official Lies: How Washington Misleads Us
Partial contents: Welcome to the Jungle - The Political Economy of Propaganda, or Joe Isuzu Meets Nelson Rockefeller - Getting Down on the Farm - Fuel for the Propaganda Machine - The Sky is Falling! - Compelling Belief - Dope, Booze, Smokes, and Sex
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Books Official Lies: How Washington Misleads Us
Partial contents: Welcome to the Jungle - The Political Economy of Propaganda, or Joe Isuzu Meets Nelson Rockefeller - Getting Down on the Farm - Fuel for the Propaganda Machine - The Sky is Falling! - Compelling Belief - Dope, Booze, Smokes, and Sex
 
Topic:  Repression, Moral Legislation and government actions that attempt to dictate "moral and proper" behavior
Upd   Books The Food and Drink Police: America's Nannies, Busybodies and Petty Tyrants
Partial contents: Meet the Killjoys - Eat, Drink, and Keel Over: Lasagna, Egg Rolls, and Popcorn Can Kill - Care for a Drink? - Free Speech: You Gotta Be Kidding! - What's Jeremy Rifkin's Beef?: The War on Our Not-So-Sacred Cow - Whose Life Is It, Anyhow?
 
10 Mar 2020
Topic:  Armentano, Dominick T. Economics professor (emeritus) at the University of Hartford
Upd   Interviews The Anatomy of Antitrust: An Interview With Dominick T. Armentano
Discusses aspects of the United States v. Microsoft Corp case and related issues, such as product tying, exclusivity agreements, theories of compettion, price fixing, Robert Bork's views, government monopolies and Armentano's antitrust book
 
Topic:  Banking The business of accepting deposits and lending money
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of Antitrust: An Interview With Dominick T. Armentano
Discusses aspects of the United States v. Microsoft Corp case and related issues, such as product tying, exclusivity agreements, theories of compettion, price fixing, Robert Bork's views, government monopolies and Armentano's antitrust book
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of Antitrust: An Interview With Dominick T. Armentano
Discusses aspects of the United States v. Microsoft Corp case and related issues, such as product tying, exclusivity agreements, theories of compettion, price fixing, Robert Bork's views, government monopolies and Armentano's antitrust book
 
Topic:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of Antitrust: An Interview With Dominick T. Armentano
Discusses aspects of the United States v. Microsoft Corp case and related issues, such as product tying, exclusivity agreements, theories of compettion, price fixing, Robert Bork's views, government monopolies and Armentano's antitrust book
 
Topic:  Monopoly Exclusive control by someone or some group of the means of producing or selling a good or service
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of Antitrust: An Interview With Dominick T. Armentano
Discusses aspects of the United States v. Microsoft Corp case and related issues, such as product tying, exclusivity agreements, theories of compettion, price fixing, Robert Bork's views, government monopolies and Armentano's antitrust book
 
Topic:  Property Rights Rights of an owner to use and dispose of assets
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of Antitrust: An Interview With Dominick T. Armentano
Discusses aspects of the United States v. Microsoft Corp case and related issues, such as product tying, exclusivity agreements, theories of compettion, price fixing, Robert Bork's views, government monopolies and Armentano's antitrust book
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of Antitrust: An Interview With Dominick T. Armentano
Discusses aspects of the United States v. Microsoft Corp case and related issues, such as product tying, exclusivity agreements, theories of compettion, price fixing, Robert Bork's views, government monopolies and Armentano's antitrust book
 
9 Mar 2020
Topic:  Armentano, Dominick T. Economics professor (emeritus) at the University of Hartford
Upd   Writings Antitrust Reform: Predatory Practices and the Competitive Process
Examines so-called "predatory" practices from various perspectives, such as the purported "intent" of lower prices, pricing "below cost" and the alleged effects on "consumer welfare"
 
Topic:  Business Commercial activities that provide goods and services
Upd   Articles Antitrust Reform: Predatory Practices and the Competitive Process
Examines so-called "predatory" practices from various perspectives, such as the purported "intent" of lower prices, pricing "below cost" and the alleged effects on "consumer welfare"
 
Topic:  Free Market The uncoerced, consensual exchanges of goods and services between individuals, antithesis of the State
Upd   Articles Antitrust Reform: Predatory Practices and the Competitive Process
Examines so-called "predatory" practices from various perspectives, such as the purported "intent" of lower prices, pricing "below cost" and the alleged effects on "consumer welfare"
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles Antitrust Reform: Predatory Practices and the Competitive Process
Examines so-called "predatory" practices from various perspectives, such as the purported "intent" of lower prices, pricing "below cost" and the alleged effects on "consumer welfare"
 
6 Mar 2020
Topic:  Armentano, Dominick T. Economics professor (emeritus) at the University of Hartford
Upd   Writings Antitrust Reform: Predatory Practices and the Competitive Process
Examines so-called "predatory" practices from various perspectives, such as the purported "intent" of lower prices, pricing "below cost" and the alleged effects on "consumer welfare"
Upd     My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
Topic:  Cato Institute Non-profit public policy research foundation in Washington, DC
Upd   Articles My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
Topic:  Economics, Austrian The school of economic thought founded by Carl Menger
Upd   Articles My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
Topic:  Hayek, Friedrich 1974 Nobel Prize winner in Economics Sciences
Upd   Articles My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
Topic:  Hong Kong Territory in southeast China, formerly a British Crown colony, ruled since 1997 as a Special Administrative Region of China
Upd   Measures of Freedom Hong Kong | Freedom House
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 63, Political Rights: 5, Civil Liberties: 2
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
Topic:  Read, Leonard Founder of the Foundation for Economic Education
Upd   Articles My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
Topic:  Sumner, William Graham Nineteenth century professor of political and social science at Yale University
Upd   Articles My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles My Life as a Libertarian
Lengthy autobiographical essay, describing among other things, how he took an interest in antitrust policy and wrote several books and articles on the subject, and his disappointment when attempting to stop Connecticut from imposing a state income tax
 
5 Mar 2020
Topic:  Afghanistan Territory in southwest central Asia, nominally ruled since 2004 by the Da Afġānistān Islāmī Jumhoryat
Upd   Articles Americans Have Lost Their Country
Discusses (and lists) the neoconservatives in the George W. Bush administration and the rationale for their actions furthering wars in the Middle East
 
Topic:  Armentano, Dominick T. Economics professor (emeritus) at the University of Hartford
Upd   Articles Monopolies versus the Free Market, Part 1
Contrasts state-backed monopolies or quasi-monopolies vs. regular businesses in a free market, with historical and current examples, and discusses antitrust laws
 
Topic:  Business Commercial activities that provide goods and services
Upd   Articles Monopolies versus the Free Market, Part 1
Contrasts state-backed monopolies or quasi-monopolies vs. regular businesses in a free market, with historical and current examples, and discusses antitrust laws
 
Topic:  Free Market The uncoerced, consensual exchanges of goods and services between individuals, antithesis of the State
Upd   Articles Monopolies versus the Free Market, Part 1
Contrasts state-backed monopolies or quasi-monopolies vs. regular businesses in a free market, with historical and current examples, and discusses antitrust laws
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Monopolies versus the Free Market, Part 1
Contrasts state-backed monopolies or quasi-monopolies vs. regular businesses in a free market, with historical and current examples, and discusses antitrust laws
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles How Much More Harm Can Bush Do?
Discusses the casualties resulting from the 2003 Iraq invasion, the changed world opinion of the United States and the lobbies that benefit from the continuation of hostilities
 
Topic:  Middle East The countries of southwestern Asia and, conventionally, Egypt
Upd   Articles How Much More Harm Can Bush Do?
Discusses the casualties resulting from the 2003 Iraq invasion, the changed world opinion of the United States and the lobbies that benefit from the continuation of hostilities
 
Topic:  Military Industrial Complex The U.S. military "establishment": the armed forces and the companies and politicians that depend on them
Upd   Articles How Much More Harm Can Bush Do?
Discusses the casualties resulting from the 2003 Iraq invasion, the changed world opinion of the United States and the lobbies that benefit from the continuation of hostilities
 
Topic:  Monopoly Exclusive control by someone or some group of the means of producing or selling a good or service
Upd   Articles Monopolies versus the Free Market, Part 1
Contrasts state-backed monopolies or quasi-monopolies vs. regular businesses in a free market, with historical and current examples, and discusses antitrust laws
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles Monopolies versus the Free Market, Part 1
Contrasts state-backed monopolies or quasi-monopolies vs. regular businesses in a free market, with historical and current examples, and discusses antitrust laws
 
Topic:  Private Property Ownership of assets by individuals or non-governmental legal entities
Upd   Articles Monopolies versus the Free Market, Part 1
Contrasts state-backed monopolies or quasi-monopolies vs. regular businesses in a free market, with historical and current examples, and discusses antitrust laws
 
Topic:  Roberts, Paul Craig Economist, columnist
Upd   Interviews Paul Craig Roberts Interview
"Scott and Paul Craig Roberts discuss the London bombings, the media, the terror war, the Iraq war and the neo-Jacobins."
 
Topic:  Technology Practical application of engineering or technical processes
Upd   Articles Monopolies versus the Free Market, Part 1
Contrasts state-backed monopolies or quasi-monopolies vs. regular businesses in a free market, with historical and current examples, and discusses antitrust laws
 
Topic:  United States Territory in central and northwest North America, ruled since 1788 by the United States of America
Upd   Articles How Much More Harm Can Bush Do?
Discusses the casualties resulting from the 2003 Iraq invasion, the changed world opinion of the United States and the lobbies that benefit from the continuation of hostilities