Big News! Lib. Forum Reorganized!
, by Murray N. Rothbard
, The Libertarian Forum
, Jan 1982
Editorial for special Aug 1981-Jan 1982 issue, announcing a rededication to internal education, regularization of publishing schedule, a new publisher and a rate increase
After twelve years of sizzling, persistent, and faithful (even if not constant) publication, the Libertarian Forum is delighted to announce a big and welcome change for the better. Starting next issue (Feb. 1982). Not to worry: the Lib. Forum will still be in the sole control of your faithful editor, who will continue to send off sparks and make enemies right and left as he analyzes politics, economics, the "real world", the libertarian movement, and the culture of our day. The difference is: We will be regular ... Come one come all, subscribers are welcome, and no one will be purged for deviations!
Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
, by Brian Doherty, The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism
, 15 Aug 2008
Biographical and bibliographical essay
In the following year , Rothbard began a smaller newsletter called Libertarian Forum, which he edited and largely wrote semiregularly until 1984. This newsletter served as a home for his writings on libertarian movement strategy and for more casual cultural commentary. In the earliest days of Libertarian Forum, Rothbard joined Karl Hess in enthusiastically embracing the radical student movement of the time. However, he soon became disenchanted with what he perceived as the antireason and antimarket aspects of the New Left ...