Disestablish Public Education

by Leonard P. Liggio [Libertarian Forum, 1971] One had to be struck by the vehemence with which Ivan Illich‘s Deschooling Society has been attacked. The review in the New York Times Book Review (July 11, 1971) by one of the educational establishment is an example.[1] Why this violent reaction, one wondered, reading through the review? And then, the answer came. Illich’s advocacy of […]

The Anti-Imperialism of Mises

This originally appeared as “Mises and History,” in the January 1974 edition of The Libertarian Forum. by Leonard P. Liggio The death of Ludwig von Mises has brought forth numerous essays on his contribution to economics. It is equally in order to discuss his work in the historical sciences, as he called them. Having had the honor […]

Resurgence of Classical Liberalism

Leonard Liggio is currently the Executive Vice President of Academics at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, a Distinguished Senior Scholar at the Institute for Humane Studies, and a Research Professor at George Mason University’s School of Law. In this video from a Libertarian International conference in Beitostølen, Norway in 1985, Liggio speaks about the reemergence […]

Massacres In Vietnam

The Old Right’s great responsibility over the last quarter century has been that of bearer of the most profound truth about the American state. As Harry Elmer Barnes expressed it after the U. S. had unleashed its massive bombings of Vietnam—”we always knew that the business of the U. S. government is mass murder.” The Old […]

A Biography of Leonard P. Liggio

Born on July 5, 1933, Leonard P. Liggio became active in the freedom movement as a member of Students for Taft upon arriving at Georgetown University. In the decade that followed, he encountered many of our cause’s great heroes of the 20th century. He sat in on Ludwig von Mises’ gradate seminar, attended the meetings of Ayn […]