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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

PROFILE

Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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Gurtrude Coogan's Bluff by Gary North

Gertrude Coogan's Bluff: Greenback Populism as Conservative Economics

BooksSeptember 24, 2010
North on the legacy of Gertrude Coogan and the 1880s Greenback Labor Party.

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Secession, State, and Liberty

BooksJune 30, 1998
The essays in Secession, State & Liberty argue that the political impulse to secede—to attempt to separate from central government control—is a vital part of the Lockean classical-liberal tradition, one that emerges when national governments become too big and too ambitious. Unlike...

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The Economics of Liberty

BooksAugust 30, 2008
This collection of short, entertaining, and educational articles exposes how government interference with the economy violates individual liberty, leads to inefficiencies, and rewards special interests.

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Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture

BooksDecember 4, 2009
In a welcome change of critical perspective, Paul Cantor and Stephen Cox give an economic interpretation of literature from a pro-market point of view, not the standard Marxism take.

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Left, Right, and the Prospects for Liberty

BooksAugust 6, 2014
The Conservative has long been marked, whether he knows it or not, by long-run pessimism: by the belief that the long-run trend, and therefore Time itself, is against him, and hence the inevitable trend runs toward left-wing statism at home and Communism abroad. It is this long-run despair that...

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Libertad O Socialismo (Liberty or Socialism)

BooksMarch 6, 2009
oppe combines the Austrian School of economics, Aristotelian-Thomistic natural law, and a foreign policy of non-intervention into a systematic defense of human freedom.

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Complete Libertarian Forum (1969-1984)

BooksJanuary 22, 2010
Libertarian Forum existed from 1969 to 1984. It was a passionate, smart, gossipy, and often shocking newsletter that is as fresh today as when it was written.

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The Economics of Enterprise

BooksJune 16, 2009
From the author: In questions of economic theory the writer conceives himself, as among his colleagues of the craft, to be in essentials rather a conservative than an innovator. The Socialists, indeed — with whom he disclaims all theoretical sympathies — seem to him to be the ultra-...

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The Return to Laisser Faire

BooksJune 5, 2009
Government means, or should mean, the right ordering of all. Modern government has degenerated into tinkering with the wants or rights or liberties of classes or sections or groups, and it is rare, in these days, to hear a political discussion which takes adequate account of the interests of the...

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Freedom, Society, and the State

BooksMay 6, 2009
This study focuses on the anarchist branch of libertarianism: anarcho-capitalism.

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The Love of Liberty

BooksMarch 15, 2009
The love of liberty and the love of knowledge go hand-in-hand.

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Building Blocks for Liberty

BooksNovember 1, 2010
One might see Building Blocks for Liberty as a bracing introduction to the power of libertarian logic to solve everyday problems.

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Give Me Liberty

BooksMarch 7, 2013
In Give Me Liberty , originally published in 1936, Lane calls for a return to American individualism and a repudiation of the New Deal.

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Speaking of Liberty

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rockwell's book is as pro-liberty as it is brutally critical of government.

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Conceived in Liberty

BooksNovember 16, 2006
Conceived in Liberty offers a complete history of the Colonial period of American history, a period lost to students today, who are led to believe American history begins with the U.S. Constitution.

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The Ethics of Liberty

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard says that the very existence of the state — the entity with a monopoly privilege to invade private property — is contrary to the ethics of liberty. A society without a state is not only viable; it is the only one consistent with natural rights...

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Liberty or Equality: The Challenge of Our Time

BooksMarch 2, 2007
In this treatise, Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn argues that "democratic equality" is not based upon liberty — as is commonly believed — but the total state.

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