Saturday, January 19, 2013

John Holt: Libertarian Outsider | by Jeff Riggenbach



Uploaded on Feb 19, 2011
The Ludwig von Mises Institute presents The Libertarian Tradition, a weekly podcast with Jeff Riggenbach. http://mises.org

Link to the text version of this audio presentation: http://mises.org/daily/4282

Related links:

The Legacy of John Holt and Growing Without Schooling magazine
http://www.holtgws.com

John Holt and the Origins of Contemporary Homeschooling by Patrick Farenga
http://mhla.org/information/resourcesarticles/holtorigins.htm

John Holt biography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Holt_(educator)

A Conversation with John Holt (1980)
http://www.naturalchild.org/guest/marlene_bumgarner.html

Growing Without Schooling: An Interview with John Holt, by Robert Gilman
http://www.context.org/ICLIB/IC06/Holt.htm

Reading List on John Holt
http://www.freechild.org/ReadingList/john_holt.htm

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Jeff Riggenbach is a libertarian journalist, author, editor, broadcaster, and educator. A member of the Organization of American Historians and a senior fellow at the Randolph Bourne Institute, he has written for such newspapers as the New York Times, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle; such magazines as Reason, Inquiry, and Liberty; and such websites as LewRockwell.com, AntiWar.com, and RationalReview.com. Drawing on vocal skills he honed in classical and all-news radio in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Houston, Riggenbach has also narrated the audiobook versions of numerous libertarian works.

Riggenbach's first book, In Praise of Decadence (1998), argued that the baby boomers turned out to be far more libertarian in their personal philosophy than had been expected. His second book, Why American History Is Not What They Say: An Introduction to Revisionism (2009), argued that political events and trends in late 20th Century America had led to a rebirth of popular interest in revisionist accounts of American history. In this study of American revisionists, Riggenbach identifies three distinct phases within American revisionism. (Sources: Mises.org and Wikipedia)

Jeff Riggenbach's official website: http://www.bearslair.net

Links to online books and essays by Jeff Riggenbach:

Why American History Is Not What They Say: An Introduction to Revisionism
http://mises.org/books/historynot.pdf

Meeting Murray Rothbard On the Road to Libertarianism
http://www.lewrockwell.com/orig3/riggenbach1.html

Isabel Paterson Biography Fills in Gaps in American Intellectual History
http://www.rationalreview.com/content/16115

The Ecumenical Spirit and the Libertarian Movement
http://www.rationalreview.com/content/12006

This Movement We Have Chosen
http://www.rationalreview.com/content/25199

In Defense of the Hack Writer: Critical Reflections on Ayn Rand's The Art of Nonfiction
http://web.archive.org/web/20020825072040/www.thephilosophe.com/visitors/arti...

More online essays available @ http://mises.org/daily/author/1218/Jeff-Riggenbach

Radio Show Interviews:

Lew Rockwell Podcast: Be a Revisionist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTmlN5epmY0

Antiwar Radio with Scott Horton
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HjVVEiOrOE

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