Nick Ottens is the editor of the transatlantic news and commentary site the Atlantic Sentinel and a contributing analyst with Wikistrat, and he blogs about politics and economics at Free Market Fundamentalist. He is also a historian whose current research is in the area of Islamic revivalist movements and terrorism in 19th-century British India. Send him mail.
Ludwig von Mises: "This, then, is freedom in the external life of manthat he is independent of the arbitrary power of his fellows. Such freedom is no natural right. It did not exist under primitive conditions. It arose in the process of social development and its final completion is the work of mature Capitalism." - Socialism