An Understandable Curiosity

An Understandable Curiosity

George W. Liebmann

This is a massive biography of an economic historian whose popular fame rests on his having been made one of 65 Companions of Honour by the Queen while remaining a member of the Communist Party of Great Britain.

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Protectionism as a Path to Piety

Protectionism as a Path to Piety

John Howting

Frédéric Bastiat’s Candlestick Makers’ Petition, an open letter to the French Parliament written in 1845, gets trotted out by free-trade fundamentalists every time anyone says the word tariff.

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Not Like the Other

Not Like the Other

Justin Raimondo

We often hear opponents of U.S. action abroad denounced as “anti-American.” On the other hand, these alleged anti-Americans present themselves as anti-interventionists—opponents of the policy and not the country.

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  • The Liberal Mind

    Ralph Berry | April 22, 2019

    “The Liberal Mind” might seem a large subject. In practice, it is not. It is defined through the words and actions of its believers, who operate within a tight compass, not quite hermetically sealed but near enough.

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  • Olaf Stapledon: Philosopher and Fabulist

    Stephen R.L. Clark | April 18, 2019

    The most widely known of Merseyside philosophers was never a full-time academic. But he gave classes for the Workers Educational Association from 1912, extra-mural lectures on philosophy from the 20's, gained his Ph.D. in Liverpool in 1925, and was an active and famous philosopher till he died, in 1950.

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