1 Jun 2020
Topic:  Anarchism, Individualist Anarchism that emphasizes the individual and his or her preferences over other considerations
Upd   Articles Gertrude B. Kelly: A Forgotten Feminist
Biographical essay on Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862–1934), Irish immigrant, individualist feminist and contributor to the Liberty periodical (1881-1908)
 
Topic:  Cleyre, Voltairine de American anarchist writer, lecturer and activist
Upd   Articles Gertrude B. Kelly: A Forgotten Feminist
Biographical essay on Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862–1934), Irish immigrant, individualist feminist and contributor to the Liberty periodical (1881-1908)
 
Topic:  Discourse on Voluntary Servitude 16th century French text arguing that rulers stay in power due to the submissive and obedient behavior of the subjects
Upd   Articles Étienne de La Boétie, Part 2
Examines major themes in La Boétie's "Discourse": custom (habit), control of information, buying off the people and withdrawal of consent
 
Topic:  Education, Compulsory Attendance in schools that is mandated by laws
Upd   Articles Étienne de La Boétie, Part 2
Examines major themes in La Boétie's "Discourse": custom (habit), control of information, buying off the people and withdrawal of consent
 
Topic:  Flynn, John T. American journalist, author of The Roosevelt Myth
Upd   Articles The Ideological Odyssey of John T. Flynn
Short biographical essay by the author of Right Turn: John T. Flynn and the Transformation of American Liberalism
 
Topic:  Free Market The uncoerced, consensual exchanges of goods and services between individuals, antithesis of the State
Upd   Articles Gertrude B. Kelly: A Forgotten Feminist
Biographical essay on Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862–1934), Irish immigrant, individualist feminist and contributor to the Liberty periodical (1881-1908)
 
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 Gertrude B. Kelly: A Forgotten Feminist
Biographical essay on Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862–1934), Irish immigrant, individualist feminist and contributor to the Liberty periodical (1881-1908)
 
Topic:  La Boétie, Étienne de Sixteenth century French judge and poet, author of Discourse on Voluntary Servitude
Upd   Articles Étienne de La Boétie, Part 2
Examines major themes in La Boétie's "Discourse": custom (habit), control of information, buying off the people and withdrawal of consent
 
Topic:  Liberty Periodical published from 1881 to 1908 by Benjamin Tucker where he and mutliple contributors developed the individualist anarchist philosophy
Upd   Articles Gertrude B. Kelly: A Forgotten Feminist
Biographical essay on Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862–1934), Irish immigrant, individualist feminist and contributor to the Liberty periodical (1881-1908)
 
Topic:  Licensing, Occupational Laws and regulations that limit entry into or continued exercise of a particular occupation
Upd   Articles Gertrude B. Kelly: A Forgotten Feminist
Biographical essay on Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862–1934), Irish immigrant, individualist feminist and contributor to the Liberty periodical (1881-1908)
 
Topic:  Liggio, Leonard Executive Vice President of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation
Upd   Web Sites Liggio Legacy Project
Includes biography, bibliography, the Liggio Lecture Series, blog, video archive, tributes and obituaries
Upd   Writings Felix Morley – Washington Post & his Career
Review of Morley's autobiographical For the Record
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings Étienne de La Boétie, Part 2
Examines major themes in La Boétie's "Discourse": custom (habit), control of information, buying off the people and withdrawal of consent
Upd     Gertrude B. Kelly: A Forgotten Feminist
Biographical essay on Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862–1934), Irish immigrant, individualist feminist and contributor to the Liberty periodical (1881-1908)
 
Topic:  Mont Pelerin Society Aims to strengthen the principles and practice of a free society
Upd   Articles Felix Morley – Washington Post & his Career
Review of Morley's autobiographical For the Record
 
Topic:  Morley, Felix 20th century American journalist, editor of the Washington Post and Human Events
Upd   Articles Felix Morley – Washington Post & his Career
Review of Morley's autobiographical For the Record
 
Topic:  Press, Freedom of the Liberty to publish facts and opinion
Upd   Articles Étienne de La Boétie, Part 2
Examines major themes in La Boétie's "Discourse": custom (habit), control of information, buying off the people and withdrawal of consent
 
Topic:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles The Ideological Odyssey of John T. Flynn
Short biographical essay by the author of Right Turn: John T. Flynn and the Transformation of American Liberalism
Upd     Felix Morley – Washington Post & his Career
Review of Morley's autobiographical For the Record
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles Étienne de La Boétie, Part 2
Examines major themes in La Boétie's "Discourse": custom (habit), control of information, buying off the people and withdrawal of consent
Upd     Gertrude B. Kelly: A Forgotten Feminist
Biographical essay on Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862–1934), Irish immigrant, individualist feminist and contributor to the Liberty periodical (1881-1908)
 
Topic:  World War I The "Great War", European conflict from 1914 to 1918 that extended to include the United States and some Asian and African nations
Upd   Articles Felix Morley – Washington Post & his Career
Review of Morley's autobiographical For the Record
 
Topic:  World War II Worldwide conflict from 1939 to 1945
Upd   Articles Felix Morley – Washington Post & his Career
Review of Morley's autobiographical For the Record
 
29 May 2020
Topic:  Discourse on Voluntary Servitude 16th century French text arguing that rulers stay in power due to the submissive and obedient behavior of the subjects
Upd   Articles Étienne de La Boétie, Part 1
Provides biographical background on La Boétie and begins examination of his "Discourse"
 
Topic:  France Territory in western Europe, ruled since 1958 by the République Française
Upd   Articles Étienne de La Boétie, Part 1
Provides biographical background on La Boétie and begins examination of his "Discourse"
 
Topic:  La Boétie, Étienne de Sixteenth century French judge and poet, author of Discourse on Voluntary Servitude
Upd   Articles Étienne de La Boétie, Part 1
Provides biographical background on La Boétie and begins examination of his "Discourse"
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Book Review: Isabel Paterson and the Ideas of America
Review of the book Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America: The Woman and the Dynamo (2004) by University of California, San Diego professor of literature Stephen Cox
Upd   Publications The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Quarterly
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings Étienne de La Boétie, Part 1
Provides biographical background on La Boétie and begins examination of his "Discourse"
Upd     Book Review: Isabel Paterson and the Ideas of America
Review of the book Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America: The Woman and the Dynamo (2004) by University of California, San Diego professor of literature Stephen Cox
 
Topic:  Mises Institute Research and education in classical liberalism, libertarian political theory, and Austrian School of economics
Upd   Publications The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Quarterly
 
Topic:  Paterson, Isabel Canadian-born, American literary critic, author of The God of the Machine
Upd   Articles Book Review: Isabel Paterson and the Ideas of America
Review of the book Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America: The Woman and the Dynamo (2004) by University of California, San Diego professor of literature Stephen Cox
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Book Review: Isabel Paterson and the Ideas of America
Review of the book Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America: The Woman and the Dynamo (2004) by University of California, San Diego professor of literature Stephen Cox
 
28 May 2020
Topic:  American War Between the States Conflict between the U.S. northern and southern states, which seceded to form the Confederacy
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
Topic:  Corporatism Socio-economic system in which large businesses exert influence over and benefit from government policies
Upd   Articles Big Pharma and Crony Capitalism
Examines the ways in which pharmaceutical companies influence government agencies like the FDA
 
Topic:  Founding Fathers Leading individuals in founding of the United States
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips Founding Fathers at 1787 Constitutional Convention
 
Topic:  Garrison, William Lloyd Nineteenth century American journalist and abolitionist
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
Topic:  George, Henry Nineteenth century American self-taught economist, author of Progress and Poverty
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Big Pharma and Crony Capitalism
Examines the ways in which pharmaceutical companies influence government agencies like the FDA
Upd     Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
Topic:  Health Care Preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic and other services related to the health of an individual
Upd   Articles Big Pharma and Crony Capitalism
Examines the ways in which pharmaceutical companies influence government agencies like the FDA
 
Topic:  Liberty Periodical published from 1881 to 1908 by Benjamin Tucker where he and mutliple contributors developed the individualist anarchist philosophy
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings Big Pharma and Crony Capitalism
Examines the ways in which pharmaceutical companies influence government agencies like the FDA
 
Topic:  Monopoly Exclusive control by someone or some group of the means of producing or selling a good or service
Upd   Articles Big Pharma and Crony Capitalism
Examines the ways in which pharmaceutical companies influence government agencies like the FDA
 
Topic:  Obama, Barack Forty-fourth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Big Pharma and Crony Capitalism
Examines the ways in which pharmaceutical companies influence government agencies like the FDA
 
Topic:  Religion, Freedom of Liberty to practice any or no religion
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips An Unholy Union
 
Topic:  Spencer, Herbert 19th century English philosopher
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
Topic:  Spooner, Lysander Lawyer, abolitionist, entrepreneur, legal theorist and political radical
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
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 Big Pharma and Crony Capitalism
Examines the ways in which pharmaceutical companies influence government agencies like the FDA
 
Topic:  Tucker, Benjamin American individualist anarchist, publisher of the 19th century Liberty periodical
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
Topic:  Warren, Josiah Nineteenth century American anarchist, founder of the Modern Times colony (now Brentwood, New York)
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
27 May 2020
Topic:  American War Between the States Conflict between the U.S. northern and southern states, which seceded to form the Confederacy
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings Benjamin Tucker, Individualism, & Liberty: Not the Daughter but the Mother of Order
Bibliographical essay covering the people and radical movements that influenced Tucker in his founding and publishing of Liberty, its major themes and contributors
 
Topic:  New York City The Big Apple
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
 
Topic:  Rights Powers and privileges one may properly claim as due
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
 
Topic:  Self-ownership The principle that each individual owns his or her body and life
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
 
Topic:  United States Territory in central and northwest North America, ruled since 1788 by the United States of America
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
 
26 May 2020
Topic:  Anarchism, Individualist Anarchism that emphasizes the individual and his or her preferences over other considerations
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
 
Topic:  Capitalism Economic system where the means of production are privately owned
Upd   Articles Middle-of-the-Road Policy Leads to Socialism
Speech to the University Club of New York; argues that the middle of the road policies of interventionism, such as price controls and progressive taxation, eventually lead to socialism via central planning
 
Topic:  Communism Socio-economic system in which private property rights are eliminated
Upd   Articles Middle-of-the-Road Policy Leads to Socialism
Speech to the University Club of New York; argues that the middle of the road policies of interventionism, such as price controls and progressive taxation, eventually lead to socialism via central planning
 
Topic:  Germany Territory in north central Europe, ruled since 1990 by the Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Upd   Articles Middle-of-the-Road Policy Leads to Socialism
Speech to the University Club of New York; argues that the middle of the road policies of interventionism, such as price controls and progressive taxation, eventually lead to socialism via central planning
 
Topic:  Intellectual Property Laws Laws that grant monopoly rights on intellectual creations, such as patents and copyrights
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  Liberty Periodical published from 1881 to 1908 by Benjamin Tucker where he and mutliple contributors developed the individualist anarchist philosophy
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
Upd     Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
Upd     Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Writings Middle-of-the-Road Policy Leads to Socialism
Speech to the University Club of New York; argues that the middle of the road policies of interventionism, such as price controls and progressive taxation, eventually lead to socialism via central planning
 
Topic:  Monopoly Exclusive control by someone or some group of the means of producing or selling a good or service
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles Middle-of-the-Road Policy Leads to Socialism
Speech to the University Club of New York; argues that the middle of the road policies of interventionism, such as price controls and progressive taxation, eventually lead to socialism via central planning
 
Topic:  Rights Powers and privileges one may properly claim as due
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  Socialism Socio-economic system in which the means of production and distribution are under collective or government control
Upd   Articles Middle-of-the-Road Policy Leads to Socialism
Speech to the University Club of New York; argues that the middle of the road policies of interventionism, such as price controls and progressive taxation, eventually lead to socialism via central planning
 
Topic:  Spooner, Lysander Lawyer, abolitionist, entrepreneur, legal theorist and political radical
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
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 Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles Middle-of-the-Road Policy Leads to Socialism
Speech to the University Club of New York; argues that the middle of the road policies of interventionism, such as price controls and progressive taxation, eventually lead to socialism via central planning
 
Topic:  Tucker, Benjamin American individualist anarchist, publisher of the 19th century Liberty periodical
Upd   Articles Benjamin Tucker, Liberty and Individualist Anarchism
Presents a short biography of Tucker and then the history of the Liberty journal, including its major themes, the debates over Stirnerite egoism vs. natural rights and its literary and international coverage, concluding with commentary
Upd     Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  United Kingdom Island territories in western Europe, ruled since 1921 by the Monarchy of the United Kingdom
Upd   Articles Middle-of-the-Road Policy Leads to Socialism
Speech to the University Club of New York; argues that the middle of the road policies of interventionism, such as price controls and progressive taxation, eventually lead to socialism via central planning
 
25 May 2020
Topic:  Anarchism, Individualist Anarchism that emphasizes the individual and his or her preferences over other considerations
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 1
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from birth to the early years of the periodical Liberty
 
Topic:  Capitalism Economic system where the means of production are privately owned
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 1
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from birth to the early years of the periodical Liberty
 
Topic:  Educational Freedom Absence of coercion in learning and educating
Upd   Web Pages GetTheKidsOut
A project of the Alliance for the Separation of School and State for Christian families
 
Topic:  Israel Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 1948 by the Medīnat Yisrā'el
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 3
Concludes the historical account of the Middle East from the 1930s to the establishement of Israel in 1948
 
Upd Topic:  Liberty Periodical published from 1881 to 1908 by Benjamin Tucker where he and mutliple contributors developed the individualist anarchist philosophy
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 1
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from birth to the early years of the periodical Liberty
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 3
Concludes the historical account of the Middle East from the 1930s to the establishement of Israel in 1948
Upd     Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 1
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from birth to the early years of the periodical Liberty
Upd     Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 2
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from the first issue of Liberty until his death
 
Topic:  Middle East The countries of southwestern Asia and, conventionally, Egypt
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 3
Concludes the historical account of the Middle East from the 1930s to the establishement of Israel in 1948
 
Topic:  Saudi Arabia Territory in southwestern Asia, ruled since 1932 by the Āl Sa‘ūd family
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 3
Concludes the historical account of the Middle East from the 1930s to the establishement of Israel in 1948
 
Topic:  Self-ownership The principle that each individual owns his or her body and life
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 1
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from birth to the early years of the periodical Liberty
 
Topic:  Social Security Tax Tax imposed on employers and employees to fund the Social Security system
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips Two for One
 
Topic:  Tucker, Benjamin American individualist anarchist, publisher of the 19th century Liberty periodical
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 1
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from birth to the early years of the periodical Liberty
 
Topic:  Warren, Josiah Nineteenth century American anarchist, founder of the Modern Times colony (now Brentwood, New York)
Upd   Articles Benjamin Ricketson Tucker, Part 1
Biographical essay on Benjamin Tucker from birth to the early years of the periodical Liberty
 
22 May 2020
Topic:  Education, Compulsory Attendance in schools that is mandated by laws
Upd   Articles The Alliance Story: An Interview with Marshall Fritz
Topics include how Fritz came to his views, why he thinks government schools cannot be reformed, charter schools, various objections to turning education to the free market and the effects of state/school separation on taxes, the economy and "the church"
 
Topic:  Ethics Branch of philosophy that studies the values that guide human conduct
Upd   Articles The Alliance Story: An Interview with Marshall Fritz
Topics include how Fritz came to his views, why he thinks government schools cannot be reformed, charter schools, various objections to turning education to the free market and the effects of state/school separation on taxes, the economy and "the church"
 
Topic:  Europe By convention, a continent comprising the westernmost area of Eurasia
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 1
Historical account of the Middle East and Northern Africa since Napoleon's invasion of Egypt at the end of 18th century to the liberation of Damascus near the end of World War I
 
Topic:  Fritz, Marshall President of Alliance for the Separation of School and State
Upd   Interviews The Alliance Story: An Interview with Marshall Fritz
Topics include how Fritz came to his views, why he thinks government schools cannot be reformed, charter schools, various objections to turning education to the free market and the effects of state/school separation on taxes, the economy and "the church"
 
Topic:  Harding, Warren G. Twenty-ninth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 2
Continues the historical account of the Middle East from the territorial deals during World War I to the Palestine riots of 1929
 
Topic:  Israel Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 1948 by the Medīnat Yisrā'el
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 1
Historical account of the Middle East and Northern Africa since Napoleon's invasion of Egypt at the end of 18th century to the liberation of Damascus near the end of World War I
Upd     Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 2
Continues the historical account of the Middle East from the territorial deals during World War I to the Palestine riots of 1929
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 1
Historical account of the Middle East and Northern Africa since Napoleon's invasion of Egypt at the end of 18th century to the liberation of Damascus near the end of World War I
Upd     Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 2
Continues the historical account of the Middle East from the territorial deals during World War I to the Palestine riots of 1929
 
Topic:  Middle East The countries of southwestern Asia and, conventionally, Egypt
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 1
Historical account of the Middle East and Northern Africa since Napoleon's invasion of Egypt at the end of 18th century to the liberation of Damascus near the end of World War I
Upd     Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 2
Continues the historical account of the Middle East from the territorial deals during World War I to the Palestine riots of 1929
 
Topic:  Personal Responsibility Accepting the consequences of one's actions
Upd   Articles The Alliance Story: An Interview with Marshall Fritz
Topics include how Fritz came to his views, why he thinks government schools cannot be reformed, charter schools, various objections to turning education to the free market and the effects of state/school separation on taxes, the economy and "the church"
 
Topic:  Saudi Arabia Territory in southwestern Asia, ruled since 1932 by the Āl Sa‘ūd family
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 1
Historical account of the Middle East and Northern Africa since Napoleon's invasion of Egypt at the end of 18th century to the liberation of Damascus near the end of World War I
 
Topic:  Separation of School and State, Alliance for the Aims to improve education by liberating schools from politics
Upd   Articles The Alliance Story: An Interview with Marshall Fritz
Topics include how Fritz came to his views, why he thinks government schools cannot be reformed, charter schools, various objections to turning education to the free market and the effects of state/school separation on taxes, the economy and "the church"
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles The Alliance Story: An Interview with Marshall Fritz
Topics include how Fritz came to his views, why he thinks government schools cannot be reformed, charter schools, various objections to turning education to the free market and the effects of state/school separation on taxes, the economy and "the church"
 
Topic:  Wilson, Woodrow Twenty-eighth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 2
Continues the historical account of the Middle East from the territorial deals during World War I to the Palestine riots of 1929
 
Topic:  World War I The "Great War", European conflict from 1914 to 1918 that extended to include the United States and some Asian and African nations
Upd   Articles Background of the Middle East Conflict, Part 1
Historical account of the Middle East and Northern Africa since Napoleon's invasion of Egypt at the end of 18th century to the liberation of Damascus near the end of World War I
 
21 May 2020
Topic:  Australia The smallest continent, its territory is ruled since 1942 by the Monarchy of Australia
Upd   Articles A Man's Home Is His Castle
A review of the movie The Castle (1997) and its main theme: eminent domain
 
Topic:  Castle, The 1997 movie about a family fighting for their home against corporate and government interests
Upd   Reviews A Man's Home Is His Castle
A review of the movie The Castle (1997) and its main theme: eminent domain
 
Topic:  Communism Socio-economic system in which private property rights are eliminated
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 3
Relates key events in Vietnam mostly from the start of the Kennedy in 1961 to the Gulf of Tonkin resolution in 1964, and a few concluding paragraphs on this three part series
 
Topic:  Eminent Domain Protections Restrictions on the power of governments to take private property for public use
Upd   Articles A Man's Home Is His Castle
A review of the movie The Castle (1997) and its main theme: eminent domain
 
Topic:  Foreign Entanglements Unnecessary involvement with other nations
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 3
Relates key events in Vietnam mostly from the start of the Kennedy in 1961 to the Gulf of Tonkin resolution in 1964, and a few concluding paragraphs on this three part series
 
Topic:  Health Care Preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic and other services related to the health of an individual
Upd   Articles A Clarion Call for Health Independence
A review of the movie Lorenzo's Oil (1992), exploring its main themes
 
Topic:  Kennedy, John F. Thirty-fifth President of the United States
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 3
Relates key events in Vietnam mostly from the start of the Kennedy in 1961 to the Gulf of Tonkin resolution in 1964, and a few concluding paragraphs on this three part series
 
Topic:  Marriage Formalized consensual and contractual relationships between individuals
Upd   Articles A Clarion Call for Health Independence
A review of the movie Lorenzo's Oil (1992), exploring its main themes
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings A Man's Home Is His Castle
A review of the movie The Castle (1997) and its main theme: eminent domain
Upd     A Clarion Call for Health Independence
A review of the movie Lorenzo's Oil (1992), exploring its main themes
 
Topic:  Personal Responsibility Accepting the consequences of one's actions
Upd   Articles A Clarion Call for Health Independence
A review of the movie Lorenzo's Oil (1992), exploring its main themes
 
Topic:  Vietnam Territory in southeast Asia, ruled since 1976 by the Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 3
Relates key events in Vietnam mostly from the start of the Kennedy in 1961 to the Gulf of Tonkin resolution in 1964, and a few concluding paragraphs on this three part series
 
Topic:  Vietnam War Conflict during 1954-1975 between South and North Vietnam, with increasing United States involvement
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 3
Relates key events in Vietnam mostly from the start of the Kennedy in 1961 to the Gulf of Tonkin resolution in 1964, and a few concluding paragraphs on this three part series
 
20 May 2020
Topic:  Kennedy, John F. Thirty-fifth President of the United States
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 2
Describes the groups aiming to control South Vietnam from 1956 to 1961, as well as the reactions of the people
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 2
Describes the groups aiming to control South Vietnam from 1956 to 1961, as well as the reactions of the people
Upd     A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 3
Relates key events in Vietnam mostly from the start of the Kennedy in 1961 to the Gulf of Tonkin resolution in 1964, and a few concluding paragraphs on this three part series
 
Topic:  Property Rights Rights of an owner to use and dispose of assets
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 2
Describes the groups aiming to control South Vietnam from 1956 to 1961, as well as the reactions of the people
 
Topic:  Religion, Freedom of Liberty to practice any or no religion
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 1
Relates key events in Vietnam from the end of World War II and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North) in 1945 to the forming of the Republic of Vietnam (South) in 1955
 
Topic:  Vietnam Territory in southeast Asia, ruled since 1976 by the Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 1
Relates key events in Vietnam from the end of World War II and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North) in 1945 to the forming of the Republic of Vietnam (South) in 1955
Upd     A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 2
Describes the groups aiming to control South Vietnam from 1956 to 1961, as well as the reactions of the people
 
19 May 2020
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips The War in Iraq Progressed Today ...
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Web Sites News - WendyMcElroy.com
Personal website, includes general blog, forum, links to McElroy's books, articles and external resources
Upd   Web Pages Biographical, Wendy McElroy
Biographical summary, including sections on feminism and individualist anarchism; last updated circa 2010
Upd     Feminists For Free Expression: Speakers Network
Biographical profile including photograph
Upd     Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Wendy McElroy - Libertarian
Includes picture, biographical profile and quote
Upd   Writings A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 1
Relates key events in Vietnam from the end of World War II and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North) in 1945 to the forming of the Republic of Vietnam (South) in 1955
 
Topic:  Vietnam War Conflict during 1954-1975 between South and North Vietnam, with increasing United States involvement
Upd   Articles A Lesson from Vietnam, Part 1
Relates key events in Vietnam from the end of World War II and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North) in 1945 to the forming of the Republic of Vietnam (South) in 1955
 
18 May 2020
Topic:  Alaska The Last Frontier
Upd   Articles A Libertarian Odyssey
Autobiographical essay; part of Walter Block's autobiography archive
 
Topic:  Friedman, Milton 1976 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles A Libertarian Odyssey
Autobiographical essay; part of Walter Block's autobiography archive
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles A Libertarian Odyssey
Autobiographical essay; part of Walter Block's autobiography archive
 
Topic:  Liberty International Formerly International Society for Individual Liberty, "advances world liberty for everyone through international education and networking"
Upd   Articles A Libertarian Odyssey
Autobiographical essay; part of Walter Block's autobiography archive
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles A Libertarian Odyssey
Autobiographical essay; part of Walter Block's autobiography archive
 
Topic:  Schoolland, Ken Professor of Economics and Political Science, author
Upd   Web Sites Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey
Site to promote Schooland's The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible and his "The Philosophy of Liberty" video; includes links to the book's editions and video in over 50 languages, awards, news and related media
Upd   Articles Ken Schoolland - Hero of the Day
Upd   Writings A Libertarian Odyssey
Autobiographical essay; part of Walter Block's autobiography archive
 
15 May 2020
Topic:  Cold War The struggle between the so-called superpowers and their respective allies during the second half of the 20th century
Upd   Articles It Usually Ends With Murray Rothbard: My Long and Winding Road to Libertarianism and Austrian Economics
Lengthy autobiographical essay recounting Prof. Salerno's progression from conservatism to anarcho-capitalism, from classical to Austrian economics, and meeting and getting to know Murray Rothbard
 
Topic:  Economics, Austrian The school of economic thought founded by Carl Menger
Upd   Articles It Usually Ends With Murray Rothbard: My Long and Winding Road to Libertarianism and Austrian Economics
Lengthy autobiographical essay recounting Prof. Salerno's progression from conservatism to anarcho-capitalism, from classical to Austrian economics, and meeting and getting to know Murray Rothbard
 
Topic:  Federal Reserve System The central bank of the United States
Upd   Articles The Mystery of Banking
Foreword to the 25th anniversary edition published in 2008 by the Mises Institute
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles It Usually Ends With Murray Rothbard: My Long and Winding Road to Libertarianism and Austrian Economics
Lengthy autobiographical essay recounting Prof. Salerno's progression from conservatism to anarcho-capitalism, from classical to Austrian economics, and meeting and getting to know Murray Rothbard
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles The Mystery of Banking
Foreword to the 25th anniversary edition published in 2008 by the Mises Institute
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles The Mystery of Banking
Foreword to the 25th anniversary edition published in 2008 by the Mises Institute
 
Topic:  Salerno, Joseph American economist of the Austrian school, professor at Pace University
Upd   Writings The Mystery of Banking
Foreword to the 25th anniversary edition published in 2008 by the Mises Institute
 
Topic:  Vietnam War Conflict during 1954-1975 between South and North Vietnam, with increasing United States involvement
Upd   Articles It Usually Ends With Murray Rothbard: My Long and Winding Road to Libertarianism and Austrian Economics
Lengthy autobiographical essay recounting Prof. Salerno's progression from conservatism to anarcho-capitalism, from classical to Austrian economics, and meeting and getting to know Murray Rothbard
 
14 May 2020
Topic:  Boettke, Peter Professor of economics at George Mason University and editor of Review of Austrian Economics
Upd   Articles A Fairy Tale of the Austrian Movement
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism, in particular of the section in chapter 7 where Peter Boettke discusses Austrian economics
 
Topic:  Goldwater, Barry Arizona Senator and 1964 Republican presidential candidate
Upd   Articles It Usually Ends With Murray Rothbard: My Long and Winding Road to Libertarianism and Austrian Economics
Lengthy autobiographical essay recounting Prof. Salerno's progression from conservatism to anarcho-capitalism, from classical to Austrian economics, and meeting and getting to know Murray Rothbard
 
Topic:  Hornberger, Jacob President of the Future of Freedom Foundation
Upd   Blog Jacob Hornberger's Blog - The Future of Freedom Foundation
Posts from April 2003 to the present
 
Topic:  Justice, Institute for Libertarian public interest law firm
Upd   Web Pages Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: William Mellor - Libertarian
Includes picture and biographical profile, as well as a profile of the Institute for Justice
Upd   Articles William H. Mellor - Institute for Justice
Includes photograph, biographical summary, links to cases he litigated, amicus briefs and articles in Liberty & Law (Institute for Justice publication)
 
Topic:  Mellor, Chip Co-founder, President and General Counsel of the Institute for Justice
Upd   Awards Received 1999 Szasz Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Cause of Civil Liberties
Upd   Web Pages William H. Mellor - Institute for Justice
Includes photograph, biographical summary, links to cases he litigated, amicus briefs and articles in Liberty & Law (Institute for Justice publication)
Upd     Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: William Mellor - Libertarian
Includes picture and biographical profile, as well as a profile of the Institute for Justice
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles It Usually Ends With Murray Rothbard: My Long and Winding Road to Libertarianism and Austrian Economics
Lengthy autobiographical essay recounting Prof. Salerno's progression from conservatism to anarcho-capitalism, from classical to Austrian economics, and meeting and getting to know Murray Rothbard
 
Topic:  Salerno, Joseph American economist of the Austrian school, professor at Pace University
Upd   Writings A Fairy Tale of the Austrian Movement
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism, in particular of the section in chapter 7 where Peter Boettke discusses Austrian economics
Upd     It Usually Ends With Murray Rothbard: My Long and Winding Road to Libertarianism and Austrian Economics
Lengthy autobiographical essay recounting Prof. Salerno's progression from conservatism to anarcho-capitalism, from classical to Austrian economics, and meeting and getting to know Murray Rothbard
Upd   Podcasts The Banks Are Broke
Lew asks Salerno why the entire banking industry is threatened if a big bank is allowed to go bankrupt
 
13 May 2020
Topic:  Drugs, War on Legislation and enforcement actions against substances that are deemed to be addictive or otherwise dangerous
Upd   Articles Peter McWilliams, RIP
Memorial essay, discussing how and why McWilliams died as well as Buckley's personal recollections of their friendship
Upd     Peter McWilliams - Hero of the Day
 
Topic:  Fritz, Marshall President of Alliance for the Separation of School and State
Upd   Web Pages Marshall Fritz biography
At the Alliance for the Separation of School & State; includes photograph, short profile and links to various remembrances and tributes
 
Topic:  Learning The process of acquiring knowledge or skills
Upd   Books Life 101: Everything We Wish We Had Learned About Life in School--But Didn't
Contents: Part One: Introduction To Life - Part Two: Advanced Tools For Eager Learners - Part Three: Master Teachers In Disguise - Part Four: Tools For Successful Doers - Part Five: To Have Joy And To Have It More Abundantly
 
Topic:  Liberty, Moral Freedom to engage in acts injurious to one's self or one's property
Upd   Books Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do: The Absurdity of Consensual Crimes in Our Free Country
Contents: Part I: The Basic Premise - Part II: Why Laws Against Consensual Activities are not a Good Idea - Part III: A Closer Look at the Consensual Crimes - Part IV: Six Chapters in Search of a Shorter Book - Part V: What To Do?
 
Topic:  Life The human unalienable right from which other rights obtain
Upd   Books Life 101: Everything We Wish We Had Learned About Life in School--But Didn't
Contents: Part One: Introduction To Life - Part Two: Advanced Tools For Eager Learners - Part Three: Master Teachers In Disguise - Part Four: Tools For Successful Doers - Part Five: To Have Joy And To Have It More Abundantly
 
Topic:  Love, Romantic Emotional and sexual relationships between men and women
Upd   Books Love 101: To Love Oneself Is the Beginning of a Lifelong Romance
Partial contents: Self-Love vs. Romantic Love - Self-Love vs. Selfishness - Self-Knowledge - Self-Improvement - Sex - Depression - Committing to Your Dream—and Keeping That Commitment - Power-Point Relationships - Laughter—The Shortcut to Self-Love
 
Topic:  McWilliams, Peter Author of the Life 101 books and Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do
Upd   Web Pages Peter McWilliams (1950-2000) - Libertarian
Includes picture, biographical/memorial article, quotes from McWilliams and remembrance quotes from other libertarians
Upd   Articles Peter McWilliams, RIP
Memorial essay, discussing how and why McWilliams died as well as Buckley's personal recollections of their friendship
Upd     Peter McWilliams - Hero of the Day
Upd   Books Authored Life 101: Everything We Wish We Had Learned About Life in School--But Didn't
Contents: Part One: Introduction To Life - Part Two: Advanced Tools For Eager Learners - Part Three: Master Teachers In Disguise - Part Four: Tools For Successful Doers - Part Five: To Have Joy And To Have It More Abundantly
Upd     Love 101: To Love Oneself Is the Beginning of a Lifelong Romance
Partial contents: Self-Love vs. Romantic Love - Self-Love vs. Selfishness - Self-Knowledge - Self-Improvement - Sex - Depression - Committing to Your Dream—and Keeping That Commitment - Power-Point Relationships - Laughter—The Shortcut to Self-Love
Upd     Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do: The Absurdity of Consensual Crimes in Our Free Country
Contents: Part I: The Basic Premise - Part II: Why Laws Against Consensual Activities are not a Good Idea - Part III: A Closer Look at the Consensual Crimes - Part IV: Six Chapters in Search of a Shorter Book - Part V: What To Do?
 
Topic:  Self-Esteem Confidence and respect in oneself
Upd   Books Love 101: To Love Oneself Is the Beginning of a Lifelong Romance
Partial contents: Self-Love vs. Romantic Love - Self-Love vs. Selfishness - Self-Knowledge - Self-Improvement - Sex - Depression - Committing to Your Dream—and Keeping That Commitment - Power-Point Relationships - Laughter—The Shortcut to Self-Love
 
Topic:  Stossel, John Host of "Stossel" show on Fox Business channel and former ABC News correspondent for the "20/20" newsmagazine
Upd   Articles Peter McWilliams (1950-2000) - Libertarian
Includes picture, biographical/memorial article, quotes from McWilliams and remembrance quotes from other libertarians
 
12 May 2020
Topic:  Achievement Success or accomplishment in life's endeavors
Upd   Articles Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
 
Topic:  Bovard, James Author, controversial Washington journalist
Upd   Home Page James Bovard author page
 
Topic:  Epistemology Branch of philosophy that studies the nature of knowledge
Upd   Articles Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
 
Topic:  Ethics Branch of philosophy that studies the values that guide human conduct
Upd   Articles Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
 
Topic:  Law, Rule of Legal environment where cases are handled in a non-arbitrary manner
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips @#*! Backseat Driver!
 
Topic:  Life The human unalienable right from which other rights obtain
Upd   Articles Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
 
Topic:  McWilliams, Peter Author of the Life 101 books and Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do
Upd   Biography All About Me - Peter McWilliams
Upd     Laissez Faire Books
Upd   Web Sites Home: McWilliams.com
Memorial site using domain of McWiliams' former personal site; includes biographical information and links to books, CD's and videos
Upd     PeterTrial.com
Web site created and maintained by McWilliams during his medical marijuana trial, now hosted by DrugSense; includes his writings about drug legalization from Dec 1997 to commentary shortly before his death
 
Topic:  Press, Freedom of the Liberty to publish facts and opinion
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips No Peeky!
 
Topic:  Psychology The sudy of the mind and of human behavior
Upd   Articles Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
 
Topic:  Republican Party United States
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips Was it the war or the scandal?
 
Topic:  Separation of School and State, Alliance for the Aims to improve education by liberating schools from politics
Upd   Home Page Alliance for the Separation of School and State
 
Topic:  Simon, Julian Professor of Business Administration, author
Upd   Articles Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
 
11 May 2020
Topic:  Bovard, James Author, controversial Washington journalist
Upd   Blog James Bovard |James Bovard
since Dec 2005
 
Topic:  Eminent Domain Protections Restrictions on the power of governments to take private property for public use
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips Sold to the Politically Wired Developer
 
Topic:  Entrepreneurship Managerial skills and willingness to take risks in the production of goods and services
Upd   Articles Tax Cuts Are Unfair? It Just Ain't So!
Discusses Republican proposals for a 10% cut in income-tax rates, countering arguments made by opponents
 
Topic:  Kelley, David Founder and Executive Director of The Objectivist Center
Upd   Interviews Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
Upd   Books Authored The Art of Reasoning
Contents (1990 expanded edition): Introduction - Part One. Concepts and Propositions - Part Two. Arguments - Part Three. Classical Deductive Logic - Part Four. Modern Deductive Logic - Part Five. Inductive Logic
 
Topic:  Logic The science that studies the principles of valid reasoning and argument
Upd   Books The Art of Reasoning
Contents (1990 expanded edition): Introduction - Part One. Concepts and Propositions - Part Two. Arguments - Part Three. Classical Deductive Logic - Part Four. Modern Deductive Logic - Part Five. Inductive Logic
 
Topic:  Objectivism Philosophy put forth by Ayn Rand
Upd   Articles Interview with David Kelley
Topics discussed include: the Institute for Objectivist Studies, ties between IOS and classical liberal institutions, the Objectivism movement, the split with the Ayn Rand Institute, the marketplace of ideas, open questions in philosophy, and psychology
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Tax Cuts Are Unfair? It Just Ain't So!
Discusses Republican proposals for a 10% cut in income-tax rates, countering arguments made by opponents
 
Topic:  Speech, Freedom of Liberty to speak, write or otherwise express oneself
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips I'm All For Free Speech
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles Tax Cuts Are Unfair? It Just Ain't So!
Discusses Republican proposals for a 10% cut in income-tax rates, countering arguments made by opponents
 
8 May 2020
Topic:  Achievement Success or accomplishment in life's endeavors
Upd   Articles Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary
Discusses the continued currency of Rand's 1960-1970s writings, citing as examples "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World", "Racism", "The Age of Envy" and "The Anti-Industrial Revolution"
 
Topic:  Capitalism Economic system where the means of production are privately owned
Upd   Articles Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary
Discusses the continued currency of Rand's 1960-1970s writings, citing as examples "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World", "Racism", "The Age of Envy" and "The Anti-Industrial Revolution"
 
Topic:  Conservatism Political philosophy that emphasizes respect for traditional institutions
Upd   Articles Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary
Discusses the continued currency of Rand's 1960-1970s writings, citing as examples "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World", "Racism", "The Age of Envy" and "The Anti-Industrial Revolution"
 
Topic:  Epistemology Branch of philosophy that studies the nature of knowledge
Upd   Articles Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary
Discusses the continued currency of Rand's 1960-1970s writings, citing as examples "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World", "Racism", "The Age of Envy" and "The Anti-Industrial Revolution"
 
Topic:  Kelley, David Founder and Executive Director of The Objectivist Center
Upd   Biography Laissez Faire Books
Upd   Articles Nathaniel Branden
In two parts; topics range from David Kelley, objectivisim, Ayn Rand, his memoir Judgment Day, Barbara Branden, Leonard Peikoff, homosexuality, self-esteem and more
Upd     Interview with John Hospers
Topics discussed include: intellectual influences, respected philosophers, determinism, David Kelley, Ayn Rand, philosophy and Objectivism in universities, the Sense of Life documentary and Atlas Shrugged
Upd     David Kelley - Hero of the Day
Upd   Writings Tax Cuts Are Unfair? It Just Ain't So!
Discusses Republican proposals for a 10% cut in income-tax rates, countering arguments made by opponents
Upd     Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary
Discusses the continued currency of Rand's 1960-1970s writings, citing as examples "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World", "Racism", "The Age of Envy" and "The Anti-Industrial Revolution"
 
Upd Topic:  Political philosopy Branch of philosophy that studies the nature of social organization and the proper functions of government
Upd   Articles Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary
Discusses the continued currency of Rand's 1960-1970s writings, citing as examples "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World", "Racism", "The Age of Envy" and "The Anti-Industrial Revolution"
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary
Discusses the continued currency of Rand's 1960-1970s writings, citing as examples "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World", "Racism", "The Age of Envy" and "The Anti-Industrial Revolution"
 
Topic:  Socialism Socio-economic system in which the means of production and distribution are under collective or government control
Upd   Articles Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary
Discusses the continued currency of Rand's 1960-1970s writings, citing as examples "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World", "Racism", "The Age of Envy" and "The Anti-Industrial Revolution"
 
7 May 2020
Topic:  American War Between the States Conflict between the U.S. northern and southern states, which seceded to form the Confederacy
Upd   Books Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War
Partial contents: Slavery and States' Rights in the Early Republic - Emergence of the Republican Party - The Confederate States of America - The War to Abolish Slavery? - Dissent and Disaffection-North and South - The Ravages of Total War
 
Topic:  Hawaii Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1959 by State of Hawaii - Mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers Professor of economics and history at San Jose State University
Upd   Books Authored Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War
Partial contents: Slavery and States' Rights in the Early Republic - Emergence of the Republican Party - The Confederate States of America - The War to Abolish Slavery? - Dissent and Disaffection-North and South - The Ravages of Total War
 
Topic:  Press, Freedom of the Liberty to publish facts and opinion
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Religion, Freedom of Liberty to practice any or no religion
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Republican Party United States
Upd   Books Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War
Partial contents: Slavery and States' Rights in the Early Republic - Emergence of the Republican Party - The Confederate States of America - The War to Abolish Slavery? - Dissent and Disaffection-North and South - The Ravages of Total War
 
Topic:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Searches and Seizures, Right Against Unreasonable Protection from unwarranted searches and takings
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
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 Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
6 May 2020
Topic:  Canada Territory in northern North America, ruled since 1982 by the Monarchy of Canada
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President", now a chapter in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom (2001)
 
Topic:  Democratic Party United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President", now a chapter in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom (2001)
 
Topic:  Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers Professor of economics and history at San Jose State University
Upd   Writings Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
Upd     Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President", now a chapter in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom (2001)
 
Topic:  Jefferson, Thomas Author of the Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President", now a chapter in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom (2001)
 
Topic:  Law, Due Process of Procedural safeguards, and unbiased laws and judgements
Upd   Cartoons and Comic Strips I'd Like to Report a Case of Identity Theft
 
Topic:  Self-Incrimination, Right Against The right not to bear witness against one's self
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Van Buren, Martin Eight President of the United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
Upd     Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President", now a chapter in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom (2001)
 
Topic:  World War I The "Great War", European conflict from 1914 to 1918 that extended to include the United States and some Asian and African nations
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  World War II Worldwide conflict from 1939 to 1945
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
5 May 2020
Topic:  Benson, Bruce L. Professor of economics at Florida State University
Upd   Biography Laissez Faire Books
Upd   Web Pages Dr. Bruce L. Benson
Personal page maintained at Florida State University, last updated in 2008, includes biographical details, some pictures, academic and professional information and list of selected writings
Upd     Bruce L. Benson: The Independent Institute
Includes picture, profile and list of books, video and other media by Benson
Upd     Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Bruce Benson - Libertarian
Includes picture and biographical profile from Laissez Faire Books
Upd   Bibliography Bruce L. Benson | IDEAS/RePEc
Includes personal details, references to articles (67), book chapters (9) and one book, citations and statistical/ranking information
Upd   Books Authored The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State
Contents: Introduction - From Voluntary to Authoritarian Law - A Public Choice Approach to Authoritarian Law - Reemergence of Private Alternatives - Rationalizing Authoritarian Law - From Authoritarian to Private Law
 
Topic:  Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers Professor of economics and history at San Jose State University
Upd   Biography Laissez Faire Books
Upd   Web Pages Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers | People | San Jose State University
Personal faculty page, includes picture, short profile, list of publications, courses, research interests and other details
Upd     Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Jeffrey Rogers Hummel - Libertarian
Includes picture, biographical profile and quote
 
Topic:  Law Set of rules and guidelines intended to influence social behavior
Upd   Books The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State
Contents: Introduction - From Voluntary to Authoritarian Law - A Public Choice Approach to Authoritarian Law - Reemergence of Private Alternatives - Rationalizing Authoritarian Law - From Authoritarian to Private Law
 
4 May 2020
Topic:  11 September 2001, Attacks of Terror attacks of 11 September 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Bastiat, Frédéric 19th century French economist
Upd   Web Sites Frederic Bastiat
German site, maintained by Marianne and Claus Diem, includes German translations of several Bastiat works
 
Topic:  Harper, F. A. Economics professor, founder of the Institute for Humane Studies
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Hayek, Friedrich 1974 Nobel Prize winner in Economics Sciences
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Higgs, Robert Senior Fellow in Political Economy for The Independent Institute
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Independent Institute Aims to redefine the debate over public issues
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Liberty, Threats To Actions by government that restrict individual liberty
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Theroux, David J. Founder, President and CEO of The Independent Institute
Upd   Interviews An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Thoreau, Henry David Nineteenth-century American author, noted for the essay "Civil Disobedience"
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations
 
Topic:  Vietnam War Conflict during 1954-1975 between South and North Vietnam, with increasing United States involvement
Upd   Articles An Interview With David Theroux
Topics discussed include: the Independent Institute, Theroux's life before founding it, possible connection to Thoreau, the Vietnam War, his heroes and influencers, activism, September 11 and book recommendations