A Biography of Rose Wilder Lane

Liberty hit an all-time low during the early 1940s. Tyrants oppressed or threatened people on every continent. Western intellectuals whitewashed mass murderers like Joseph Stalin, and Western governments expanded their power with Soviet‑style central planning. Fifty million people were killed during the war which raged in Europe, Africa and Asia. America, seemingly the last hope […]

The Wisdom of Bob LeFevre

[Author’s Note: The following article was written in September 2012 as an Introduction to the e-book version of Robert LeFevre’s THE NATURE OF MAN AND HIS GOVERNMENT.] by Carl Watner At the outset, I must admit some personal bias. My intellectual acquaintance with Bob LeFevre goes back at least as far as January 1972, when I first […]

The Nature of Man and His Government

by Robert LeFevre Here is Robert LeFevre’s classic argument (1959) for a purely free society, the essay that made him a leading, if controversial, spokesman for the libertarian position on government and society in the 2nd half of the twentieth century. He argues that government is in its essence a violation of rights, one that makes life […]

The Discovery of Freedom

Review provided by: The Mises Institute What an American original was Rose Wilder Lane! What a treasure! She lived from 1886 until 1968, the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and widely considered a silent collaborator on theLittle House series. Regardless, she was a great intellectual, writer, and editor in her own right, and was even one […]