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Leonard E. Read

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

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 revival of the liberal tradition in post–World War II America.

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To Free or Freeze

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

05/15/1972Books
That millions claim "the last word" on matters of political economy, and disagree as much as they do, suggests that no one has more than scratched the surface.
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Then Truth Will Out

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

10/15/1971Books
Civilization can mean nothing less than a society of civilized people. So how is a civilized person to be identified?
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Talking To Myself

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

10/15/1970Books
It is difficult enough for oneself to emerge as a better person; impossible to force such change in another.
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Let Freedom Reign

Education

10/11/1969Books
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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