Isabel Paterson, Rose Wilder Lane, and Zora Neale Hurston on War, Race, the State, and Liberty
By David T. Beito
This article appeared in the Spring 2008 issue of The Independent Review


Liberty, individualism, and self-reliance have rarely had more enthusiastic champions than Isabel Paterson, Rose Wilder Lane, and Zora Neal Hurston. Unyielding to the collectivist tenor of their times, each of these writers offered remarkably prescient insights about the New Deal welfare-warfare state and the internal contradictions of communism.

Other Independent Review articles by David T. Beito
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    Summer 2008   Punishment and Inequality in America
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