Building Blocks for Liberty

Walter Block ranks among the most prolific and provocative libertarian thinkers in human history. This volume fills an important gap in his corpus of writing: a series of accessible articles on cutting edge topics. His research and writing on roads, education, labor, secession, drugs, and money fill the scholarly journals, but these reductions bring this […]

Bourbon for Breakfast

Bourbon for Breakfast: Living Outside the Statist Quo The state makes a mess of everything it touches, argues Jeffrey Tucker in Bourbon for Breakfast. Perhaps the biggest mess it makes is in our minds. Its pervasive interventions in every sector affect the functioning of society in so many ways, we are likely to intellectually adapt rather […]

The Libertarian Paradox

July 25, 2013 by Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. As libertarians attempt to persuade others of their position, they encounter an interesting paradox. On the one hand, the libertarian message is simple. It involves moral premises and intuitions that in principle are shared by virtually everyone, including children. Do not hurt anyone. Do not steal from anyone. […]

A Biography of Murray Rothbard

Dr. Murray N. Rothbard was an economist, historian, political theorist and from time to time a political activist. Dr. Rothbard spent most of his lifetime within a subway ride from his boyhood home in the Bronx, but as an intellectual traveler he seldom rested for long. In all matters Rothbard went where logic led, sometimes […]

A Biography of Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Llewellyn (Lew) H. Rockwell, Jr. is one of America’s leading libertarian political commentators, writers, activists and proponents of the Austrian School of Economics, which is today the major opponent to the failing Keynesian big government policies followed by the US government today. In December 1981, Ludwig von Mises’s widow, Margit, gave her approval to Lew Rockwell to found […]

What If Public Schools Were Abolished?

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. April 5, 2008 In American culture, public schools are praised in public and criticized in private, which is roughly the opposite of how we tend to treat large-scale enterprises like Wal-Mart. In public, everyone says that Wal-Mart is awful, filled with shoddy foreign products and exploiting workers. But in private, […]