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Where Lies This Fault?

BooksJune 21, 2013
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Leonard Read

Leonard E. Read

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Leonard E. Read was the founder of the Foundation for Economic Education — the first modern libertarian think tank in the United States — and was largely responsible for the...

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Leonard Read Bio Quote
Liberty does not and cannot include any action, regardless of sponsorship, which lessens the liberty of a single human...
Who's Listening?

Listening to the truth always has fortunate results.

Leonard Read on Copyright and the Role of Ideas

BlogSeptember 12, 2011

One of the most influential figures behind the modern libertarian movement was Leonard Read, founder of the Foundation for Economic Education. (I discuss Read’s role in the origin of modern libertarianism (and in adoption of the term “libertarian”) in my post...

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Butler Shaffer joins the ePub archive

BlogJune 25, 2010

Newly added to our ePub archive: Butler Shaffer’s Boundaries of Order: Private Property as a Social System.

We have also just added...

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The Works of Leonard E. Read

Audio/VideoMarch 31, 2009
The works of Leonard E. Read, who founded the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) in 1946, are now online at the Mises Institute. It is probably not the complete collected works, but it is all that he collected in book form. These are books that shaped several generations of activists, donors,...

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Leonard Read’s Freedom Philosophy

BlogSeptember 26, 2014

Leonard Read is not a household name today. That is unfortunate, because, according to biographer Mary Sennholtz, he was “one of the most notable social philosophers of our time. His name will forever be associated with the rebirth of the freedom philosophy.” In Gary North’s...

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Comes The Dawn

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard Read restates the case for liberty, and exposes what he called "authoritarian fallacies...

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Deeper Than You Think

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard Read implores that “Truth is not to be found in coercive arrangements.”...

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Let Freedom Reign

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard E. Read discusses the importance of freedom as a foundation for finding the answers to the problems induced by central planning.

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Castles in the Air

BooksMarch 23, 2009
In Castles in the Air , Leonard Read addresses topics such as social order, the tendency for individuals to thrive and create in a free environment, entrepreneurship, and many others.

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Happy Birthday Leonard Read!

BlogSeptember 26, 2007

A few days ago, while searching online, I came across a mention that September 26 was Leonard Read's birthday. I was aware of Read's work as the founder and long-time leader of the Foundation for Economic Education and a prolific teacher of the love of liberty. I had also read many of...

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Follow Leonard Read's Pattern

BlogNovember 29, 2007

Americans are in the midst of heated presidential nomination battles, with leading candidates competing to buy the most votes with ever-more promises to abuse liberty for one or another special interest group. Except for occasional boilerplate obeisance to freedom, none of them are proposing...

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Anything That's Peaceful: The Case for the Free Market

BooksMarch 18, 2009
Leonard Read was a great spokesman for liberty, and an excellent teacher. It includes the essay later called "I, Pencil," which is a masterful description of the workings of the division of labor...

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Accent On The Right

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
In this work dedicated to the memory of Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850), Leonard E. Read explores an array of themes such as the sources of human progress, the political consequences of not thinking for one’s self, and finding what is right and wrong...

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Al Franken on Lying Liars

BlogJuly 18, 2006

The woman from whom we're subletting clearly leans to the left when it comes to politics. The other day I started reading her copy of Al Franken's LIES and the Lying...

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Must-Read Works of Liberty

BlogFebruary 23, 2015

Lew Rockwell: I have two suggestions for you, and they both involve new books by Tom Woods.

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I, Pencil

BooksAugust 31, 2010
First published in the December 1958 issue of the Freeman , "I, Pencil: My Family Tree as Told to Leonard E. Read" is written in the first person from the point of view of an Eberhard Faber pencil...

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How Do We Know

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard Read writes, "Everyone who pursues an improved understanding of how freedom works its wonders makes a contribution to a higher-grade civilization. More people than now must make freedom their lifelong study."...

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Leonard Read Bio Quote

QuotesOctober 21, 2014
Liberty does not and cannot include any action, regardless of sponsorship, which lessens the liberty of a single human being.

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