As government grows by leaps and bounds, libertarianism is receiving more attention than ever. Beginning with the general libertarian principle that one person cannot initiate force against another, even if that person is part of the government, the book examines the implications of this principle for a wide range of contemporary issues: war, health care, personal liberties, economic policy, monetary policy, and intellectual property rights. It introduces the people behind the libertarian movement and explores the strategies—including education, activism, and litigation—libertarians are pursuing to advance their ideas. By laying out the current state of the movement, author J.
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Buy Now from Mises Store The drive for liberty, whether from the left or right, is the underlying impulse. This book tells you where it is all headed and why. It might seem easy to write an overview of libertarianism. If so, why do so many attempts fall short? They typically leave out something important, like foreign policy, drugs, or intellectual property, or the attempts are biased this way or that. At last, Libertarianism Today by Jacob H.
Huebert has succeeded. It is comprehensive. It is truthful. It is realistic. It is analytically rigorous. It combines theory with policy with a great story about what is going on in the world today and how libertarianism addresses these problems. In pages, Huebert tells you what you need to know. Today, libertarians are not a majority, but they are innumerable and they are everywhere.
Indeed, it has become the most potent resistance movement of our time. He also offers a compelling defense of libertarian doctrine as well, so that someone who has never heard these ideas can be persuaded. Note: The views expressed on Mises.
He is the author of Libertarianism Today , an introduction to libertarianism and the libertarian movement.
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