The Life & Thought of Friedrich Hayek

Description: The 20th century witnessed the unparalleled expansion of government power over the lives and livelihoods of individuals. Much of this was the result of two devastating world wars and totalitarian ideologies that directly challenged individual liberty and the free institutions of the open society. Other forms of expansion in the provision of social welfare […]

The Essence of Liberty

by David F. Nolan    As a founder of the Libertarian Party and editor-in-chief of California Liberty, I am often asked how to tell if someone is “really” a libertarian.  There are probably as many different definitions of the word “libertarian” as there are people who claim the label. These range from overly broad (“anyone […]

A Biography of Judge Andrew Napolitano

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Notre Dame Law School. He is the youngest life-tenured Superior Court judge in the history of the State of New Jersey. He sat on the bench from 1987 to 1995, when he presided over more than 150 jury trials and thousands […]

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 David Bergland

David Peter Bergland received the United States Libertarian Party’s nomination for the 1984 presidential election. Bergland and his running mate Jim Lewis received 228,111 (0.3%). He received the party’s vice-presidential nomination in the 1976 presidential election, sharing the ticket with Roger MacBride. The MacBride/Bergland ticket received 172,553 votes (0.2%). He served as the party’s national chair […]