Conceived in Liberty

Preface What! Another American history book? The reader may be pardoned for wondering about the point of another addition to the seemingly inexhaustible flow of books and texts on American history. One problem, as pointed out in the bibliographical essay at the end of volume I, is that the survey studies of American history have squeezed out the actual […]

Economics in One Lesson

Introduction to the 2007 Edition of Economics in One Lesson Writing this introduction is a labor of love for me. You know how women sometimes say to each other “This dress is you! ” Well, this book is me! This was the first book on economics that just jumped out and grabbed me. I had read a few […]

Man vs. the Welfare State

In this 1969 work, Henry Hazlitt explains why politicians who promise salvation through government are dangerous. Among the essays: Instant Utopia Salvation Through Government Spending “We Owe It To Ourselves” Consequences of Dollar Debasement The High Cost of Wage Hikes Price Controls More on Price Controls Who Protects the Consumer? Famines Are Government-Made Runaway Relief […]

Liberty and the Activist Mind: Implication or Contradiction?

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013 “The Self Owner” is an original weekly column appearing every Wednesday at Everything-Voluntary.com, by Spencer W. Morgan. Spencer is a husband and father, and has studied History and Philosophy at the University of Utah. Archived columns can be found here. OVP-only RSS feed available here Now that we’ve systematically examined liberty from the ground […]

A Moral Challenge

A Moral Challenge By Carl Watner I have recently been having correspondence with my son about the morality of government taxation, and it prompted this “challenge.” I maintain that taxation is theft and contrary to the universally accepted moral principles: thou shall not steal and thou shall not murder. While these two principles are found in the […]