By |Published On: November 16th, 2020|Categories: Decentralized Revolution|

Sheldon Richman (Libertarian Institute) offers insight about America’s founding from the revolution through the ratification of the Constitution, focusing on the misinformation everyone’s taught about the Articles of Confederation, the Federalists’ open support for a government-friendly approach to interpreting the Constitution, and the Anti-Federalists’ advocacy of decentralization as a guard against the rise of special interests.


“Classical Elite Theory and Libertarianism,” by David S. D’Amato

Murray Rothbard on Shays’ Rebellion, from Conceived in Liberty, Volume V.

Episode of The Tom Woods Show focused on Rothbard’s take on Shays’ Rebellion.

Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War, by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel.

The Radicalism of the American Revolution, by Gordon S. Wood

Books by Sheldon Richman:

America’s Counter-Revolution: The Constitution Revisited

What Social Animals Owe to Each Other

Coming to Palestine

Separating School & State: How to Liberate America’s Families

Your Money or Your Life: Why We Must Abolish the Income Tax





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