From 1881 to 1908, Tucker’s lively periodical, Liberty, was the main conduit of anti-collectivist radicalism in America. Although Liberty left no visible mark on the political culture at large, the debates it published between natural-rights advocates and subjectivist egoists anticipated some common themes of later individualist thought.

Wendy McElroy is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.
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Other Independent Review articles by Wendy McElroy
Winter 2011/12 The Freedom to Cross a Border
Winter 1999/00 The Liberty Debate on Participation in Politics