Subject Index for The Voluntaryist

By John Nelson

If you’re looking for specific authors, please see our Author Index.  These indices cover issues 1 – 190.

Abolition (anti-slavery) 89, 136, 164, 176, 187
Aborigines 56, 137
Abortion 14, 181
Academic freedom 55
Adams, Sam 5
Aesop 30
Air conditioning 175
Airline industry 40, 170
Alaska 137
Alcoholic beverages 111, 144
Alcoholics Anonymous 87
American history
Civil War 64, 132
Colonial period 72
Elections 7
Labor movement 64
Pilgrims of 1620 75
Postal system 76
Revolution 21, 63, 116, 128
Western frontier 41
Whiskey Rebellion 72, 144
American Indians 56, 64, 71 and 129 (Hopi), 137
American Medical Association 184
Amish 43, 66, 67
Anarchism, anarchy 6, 11, 51, 68, 88, 90, 113, 114, 140, 149, 173, 177, 186
Anarchist communities 10
Anthropology 147, 151
Anthropometry 121
Arbitration 14, 84
Art 96
Atlantis Project 134
Automobiles, self-driving 182
Aviation 170, 176
B
“Bailouts” of businesses 144
Banking 29, 63, 73, 112, 139, 160
Bankruptcy 172
Beccaria, Cesare 8
Bettelheim, Bruno 106
Bhave, Vinoba 152
Biblical interpretation 28, 151
Bidinotto, Robert J. 20 book review
Bill of Rights (U.S.) 79, 101
Birth certificates 118
Bitcoin 160
Block, Walter 77, 181, 186
Book registry 47
Bos, Peter 172 (book by)
Boycotts 164
Brown, John 169
Browne, Harry 74, 85 (see also articles by Browne)
Brust, Steven 34
Buckle, Henry Thomas 15
Building codes 41
Bukovsky, Vladimir 33 book review
Business
Trust and honesty in 14
“Button-pushing” 17, 46, 155
C
Cancer treatments 184
Censorship 13, 139
Censuses 43. 107, 118, 176
Civil disobedience 42
Charity 61, 87, 134
Child custody laws 42
Child Protective Services 69
Childbirth 26
China 42, 80, 96, 190
Chodorov, Frank 187
Christianity 60, 109
Cicero (of ancient Rome) 109
Citizenship and rejection thereof 49, 116, 147, 155, 157
Cody, Beth 177 (book review)
Coinage (see also Gold, Money)
Alternative forms 82, 110, 171
Numismatics 48
Pioneer gold 23, 36
Colleges 61
Common law 166, 169
Communism
Communist Manifesto 31, 151
In USSR 33
Computers 68, 87, 190
Confederate States of America 102
Consent 126, 127
Conscientious objection 161
Conscription (military) 9, 100, 125
Constitutions, general 26
United States 25, 30, 32, 60, 71, 79, 101, 102, 180
Contracts, enforcement of 14
Cooperation
Among soldiers 12
Cooperatives (economic) 88
Copyright 16, 20, 116, 166, 168
Corporations 38, 113
Cost of living 100
Courts of justice 14, 83, 130
Craig, John 85 (book by)
Credit cards 109
Crime 99
Criminal law 99
Cuba 174
Cultural analysis 147
Customs laws 72, 113
D
De la Boetie, Etienne 26, 185, 187
Death certificates 118
Debts, government 57, 174
Debtors (private) 172
Declarations of independence 60, 62, 90, 101, 106, 145
Defense, collective 120, 128
Democracy 45, 178
Dictionaries 45
Disasters, natural 42
Drivers’ licenses 119
Drugs, illicit 77
Duncan, Craig 178, 180
Dupont, Charles 189
E
Economics 24, 145
Education 48, 53, 58, 59, 103, 108, 109, 110, 140, 146, 154, 158, 165, 172, 179, 180
Elections (also see voting) 7, 19, 89, 99
Email 20
Embassy of Heaven Church 68, 94
Emergency situations 160
Eminent domain 3
Employment 157
England 15
The Enlightenment 15
Ethics, global 147
Ethnicity 109
Extremism 27
F
Facebook 190
Family 63, 69, 70
Farming 134, 144
Federal Bureau of Investigation 12, 30
Federal Reserve System 110, 156
Feminism 13, 50
Fingerprinting 121
Flags 66, 173 (rattlesnake)
Folsom, Burton 40 book review
Food & Drug Administration 184
Forfeiture laws 61, 68, 72
France 15
Francis of Assisi 132
Freedom (general concepts) 50, 53, 60, 65, 94, 106, 109, 148
G
Galambos, Joseph 78, 167, 168
Game theory 12
Gandhi, Mohandas 3, 5
Garrison, William Lloyd 176, 185, 187
Gatto, John 58
Geisler, Norman 115
Genocide 22, 91
Ginsberg, Benjamin 9 book review
Gladstein. Mimi R. 16 book review
Godwin, William 185, 187
Gold (see also Coinage) 23, 36, 65, 70, 171, 174, 189
Good vs. evil dilemma 48
Google 190
Governments Throughout (directly and indirectly). See also the State.
Accepting “benefits” from 31, 41
“Bailouts” of banks 144
Coercion the basis of 127
Consent by subjects 26, 36, 91, 97, 100, 111, 127, 183
Criminal metaphor for 131
Debts 57, 174
Dependency upon 63
“Emergency” powers 42, 116, 148
Entrapment by 132
Growth of 7, 24, 133, 148
Killing by 22, 142
Nature of 21, 24, 31, 57, 79, 82, 90, 142, 150, 152, 164, 182, and throughout
Legitimacy of 19, 36, 60, 79, 104, 108, 142, 149, 159, 164, 165, 183, and throughout
Obedience to 106
Origins of 24, 159
Redistribution of wealth 153
Representative form 33
Society contrasted with 31, 136
“Sociopaths” in 187
Territorial sovereignty 133
Gradualism vs. abolitionism 89
Graham, Sylvester 16, 184
Grocery business 64
Guns and gun laws 43, 71, 149
H
Health 16
Heath, Spencer 169, 171
Herald of Freedom 29
Herbert, Auberon 11, 153, 187
Hess, Karl 40
Hippocrates 54
Hobbes, Thomas 132
Hoiles, Cyrus (R.C.) 18, 105, 146, 158
Hoiles, Harry 158
Holmes, Stephen (book by) 134
Homeschooling 48, 59, 65, 75, 89, 129, 138, 150
Hopi people 71, 129
Hospitals 61, 71
Hoxsey, Harry 184
Huemer, Michael 189 (book review)
I
Identification cards 31, 101, 116, 117, 118, 119, 121, 125, 138, 176, 190
Immigration 30
Immunization 16, 59
India 130, 137, 152, 155
Individualism 54
Inflation (monetary) 51, 57, 114, 189
“Insider trading” 28
Institutions
Conflict within 19
Insurance 120, 122, 167, 170
Government partnership 122
Intellectual journeys 3
Intellectuals 43
Intentional communities 10, 134
Interest, in money lending 174
Internal Revenue Service 95, 157 (see also Taxation)
International law 66
Internet 109
Isaiah, Hebrew prophet 37
J
Jacob, Paul 3 (interview), 17
Japan and the Japanese 148
Jefferson, Thomas 146
Jeremiah, Hebrew prophet 151
Jesus of Nazareth 138
Juries, trial by jury 112, 173
Justice 135 (see also Arbitration, Courts of justice)
K
Kaseman, Larry and Susan 85 (book by)
Katz, Fred Emil 142 (book by)
Kinsella, Stephan 168
Kittrie, Nicholas 37 (book review)
Konkin, Samuel Edward 187
Kritarchy 135
Kropotkin, Peter 11
L
Land ownership 139, 152
Lane, Charles 69
Lane, Rose Wilder 30, 34
Language(s)
English 45
Lao-Tzu 68
Lapp, Barbara Lyn & family 69
Law
Basic concepts 96, 97, 123
Criminal law 99
Forfeiture 61, 68, 72
International 66
Legal profession 185
Merchant 175
Mining 41
Repeal of 110
Sea 66, 72
In stateless societies 114, 139, 151
Traffic 18
Zoning 80
Lebanon 85
LeFevre, Robert 14, 20 (obituary), 23, 33, 36, 87, 158, 174, 187
Legitimacy, of government 19, 36
Leon, Sy 85 (book by)
Libertarian Party 1, 2, 3, 11, 40, 74, 188, 189
Defectors from 2, 3, 7
Libertarianism 20, 95, 106, 181, 185, 188 See also anarchism, voluntaryism
Communities based on 10
Major proponents 25, 79
Libertines 77
Liberty 78, 84, 148, 154, 181
Licensing 68
Lifeboats 118
Limited government See minarchism
Lincoln, Abraham 66, 132
Literary criticism 132
Livestock 56
Locke, John 139, 165
Lotteries, run by states 41
Loyalty oaths 62
Lying 95
M
Machan, Tibor 149, 151
Majority rule 46
Malatesta, Errico 11, 172 (book about)
Marcos, Ferdinand 19
Maritime law 66, 72
Market economy
State intervention in 40
Marriage 53
Marx, Karl 31
Maryland, USA 33
Maybury, Rick 109
Mayer, Milton 85 (book by)
“Mayville Five” 69, 94
McElroy, Wendy 158 (book review)
Medicine 16, 50, 54, 66, 139, 184
Medieval history 71, 126
Meeks, George 12, 13
Mencken, Henry L. 12, 172, 182, 187
Miall, Edward 15
Microfiche 19
Mill, John Stuart 78
Minarchism vs. anarchism 3, 4, 73, 74, 82, 149
Mining laws 41
Molinari, Gustave de 167
Money (see also Coinage) 23, 27, 32, 36, 38, 47, 51, 63, 70, 110, 112, 139, 145, 156, 157, 171, 174, 189
Counterfeit 115, 164
Monopolies 15
Morality
Christian 109
Moral dilemmas 28
Legislation of 56, 77, 115, 136
Morgan, Edmund S. 36
Morgan, Kerry L. 107
Mormons 13, 64
Murphy, Richard (book by) 178
Mutual aid 67
Myers, C.V. 47
N
Names of people 107, 117
Nationalism 160
“Natural countries” 109
Natural law 56
Nazi Germany 31, 64, 91, 106, 142, 157, 161, 177
“New Covenant” 32, 35
Newspapers 18
Nock, Albert Jay 187
Non-violent resistance 1, 5, 6, 27, 38, 64, 71, 75, 117, 125, 128, 129, 149, 163, 164, 169, 181, 183, 188, 190
Novak, William J. 93 (book review)
O
Oaths 161
Obedience 130
Oil industry 47
Oppenheimer, Franz 91
Order in society 148
Organ transplants 30
Organized crime (e.g. Mafia) 38
Analogy to States 44
Orwell, George
1984 113
P
Pascal, Blaise 91
Parenting 46, 150
Passports 37, 75, 118
Paul, Ellen Frankel 32 book review
Persuasion 54
Petersen, Dyanne 2 interview
Philanthropy 61
Phillips, Wendell 176, 187
Plundering by conquerors 96, 177
Poland 27
Police 123
Citizens’ rights versus 12
“Police power” of State 93
Police state 62, 138
Politics 57, 99, 103
Polygamy 13
Pornography 13
Postal systems 76, 136
Prechter, Robert 145
Press, freedom of 25
Prisons 7, 8
Propaganda 37
Property rights 161, 165, 177, 182
On American frontier 41
Origins 56, 148, 151, 159
Prostitution 77
Protective services 35, 106, 117, 120, 123, 130, 150, 167, 175
Psychiatry 22
“Public goods” 71
Publishing business 16, 20, 116, 166
Pythagoras 54
Q
Quakers (Society of Friends) 21, 164
Quincy, Edmund 29
R
Radio industry 51
Railroad industry 10, 52, 115
Rand, Ayn 16, 134
Rebellions 37
Redistribution of wealth 153
Reed, Karl 58
Regulation (by government) 93
Religion
Freedom of 15, 34, 55, 75, 163
Tolerance 15
Representative assemblies 33
Rescue services 118
Restitution 153
Revolution 6, 149
Rhinegold (fictional country) 70
Rights
Of individuals 25, 35, 66
Property 32, 182
Roads 46, 92, 155
Rogers, Nathaniel Peabody 29
Roman Catholic Church 143
Rothbard, Murray 5, 34, 35, 112, 133, 172, 187
“Rule of law” 97, 98, 123
Rummel, R.J. 22
Russia 68
S
Salatin, Joel 144 (book by)
Schiff, Irwin 172
Schools 14, 26, 48, 53, 69, 116, 146
Scott, James C. 107
Seat belt law 18
Secession 102, 117, 132
Security services 35, 106, 117, 123, 130, 150
Sedition 30, 86
Self-control 17
Self-defense 6, 35, 38, 149, 169
Self-ownership 14, 16
Shafarevich, Igor 90
Shaffer. Butler D. 19 book review, 21 reply by
Sharp, Gene 1, 3 book reviews, 183
Singer, John 59
Slavery
Analogy to the State 17, 65, 152, 163
Chattel slavery 64, 163, 164
Convict slavery 8
Smith, George H. 187
“Social contract” 178
Social Security 67, 68, 111
Numbers 75
Socialism 85, 90
Society
Versus the State 31, 55, 136
Solidarity (Polish movement) 27
Somalia 121, 135, 139
Sovereignty
Personal 133, 160
Territorial 133
Soviet Union 33
Collapse of 42
Space, colonization of 81
Spartacus 111
Speech, freedom of 25, 172
Spencer, Herbert 15, 165
Spooner, Lysander 23, 136, 168, 169, 172, 176, 187
Sprading, Charles T. 188
Standards
Industrial 52
Time 10
“State of nature” 165
States (see also Governments) 39
Alliance with religion 15, 161, 163, 181
Justification for 91, 183
Nature of 55
Origins of 44, 66, 91, 109, 114, 121, 151, 159, 161, 179
Stiefel, Werner K. 134
Stock markets 28
Stoicism 186
Stringham, Peter 175 (book by)
Sumner, William Graham 21
Sunstein, Cass R. (book by) 134
T
Taoism 80
Tandy, Francis 187
Tauck, Arthur 166
Taxes and taxation
Case against 27, 28, 46, 55, 63, 71, 72, 105, 116, 119, 126, 129, 138, 141, 142, 143, 152, 153, 156, 159, 161, 165, 169, 178, 180, and throughout
Case in favor 134, 178 (book by Richard Murphy), 180 (Craig Duncan)
History of 121
Income tax 172
Inheritance taxes 73
Poll taxes 71, 165
Property taxes 165
Resistance to taxes 7, 12, 31, 56, 57, 68 (letter), 86, 94, 110, 129, 142, 165, 172, 188
Telephone tax 31
Temperance societies 187
Terrorism 131
Theft 95 (of art), 143, 150, 161, 177
Theocracy 15
Thomas. Clarence 141
Thomson, Samuel 184
Thoreau, Henry David 9, 16, 165
Time
Standard 10
Timekeeping 32
Trade restrictions 43
Travel business 166
Travel, freedom of 37, 119
Treason 30, 86
Tribal societies 114
Tucker, Benjamin 11, 16, 40, 187
Tucker, Preston 40
Turek, Frank 115
Tutoring 61
Tzu, Lao 80
U
Underground Railroad 42
U.S.S.R. 43
Utopian communities 81, 177 and 178 (fictional)
V
Vaccination, compulsory 16
Vehicle registration 92, 119
Veterans’ benefits 94
Vices 77
Virtue 150
Voltaire 15
Voluntary associations 52
Voluntaryism
Bibliography 187
History of 34, 79, 129, 130, 141, 144, 163, 167, 179, 180, 184, 185, 187, 188
Personal paths to 115, 122, 135, 137, 150, 152, 154, 155, 156, 158, 161, 162, 163, 171, 173, 174, 175, 178, 182, 185, 186
Principles of 1, 9, 17, 26, 29, 40, 50, 57, 58, 93, 120, 124, 125, 140, 141, 148, 155, 156, 157, 166,181, 182, 185, 186
Strategies to achieve 14, 29, 31, 125, 133, 141
The Voluntaryist
Contest offered by 159
Retrospectives 181, 182, 185
Statements of purpose 1, 93, 185
von Mises, Ludwig 176
Voss, John 73
Voting 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 74, 85, 99, 100, 103, 114, 126, 173
Woman suffrage 103
W
Warren, Josiah 10
Wars, warfare (general) 22, 23, 39, 44, 57, 172, 175
American Civil War 64, 132
American Revolution 21, 63, 116, 128
Taxation for 57
World War I 11, 12, 64
World War II 64, 148
Watner, Carl 6, 7 (interviews) and essays throughout
Weapons and their use 116, 149
Wedlock, Eldon 37 book review
Weights and measures 47, 115
Welfare state 43, 44
Wills (last will & testament) 22
Woodworth, Fred 47
Wright, Henry Clarke 187
Wright, Orville and Wilbur 170
Z
Zoning laws 80
Zube, John 19
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