Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis.) A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)
I get lots of requests for pro-liberty materials for children. A new site, Parents for Liberty, fills an important gap by providing valuable links and resources for parents and children alike.
I should note as a caveat that I personally think the extension of libertarianism to the raising of children is a category mistake. That’s not to say that parents ought to be vicious to their children; anyone spending any time in our home would discover a very nurturing environment full of smiles and love. But in my personal experience, children raised in a Montessori kind of setting are consistently the ones who terrorize my own children, are self-absorbed, etc. I am sure some people have made this work. I am saying that in my experience, the odds are against it.