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The Libertarian Movement

Libertarian Organizations

Acton Institute

The mission of the Acton Institute is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.

Adam Smith Instiute

The Adam Smith Institute works to promote free market ideas through research, publishing, media outreach, and education. The Institute is at the forefront of making the case for free markets and a free society in the United Kingdom.

American Enterprise Insitute

The American Enterprise Institute is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world.

Atlas Network

Atlas Network's mission is to strengthen the worldwide freedom movement by cultivating a highly effective and expansive network that inspires and incentivizes all committed individuals and organizations to achieve lasting impact.

The Atlas Society

The Atlas Society promotes open Objectivism: the philosophy of reason, achievement, individualism, and freedom.

The Cato Institute

The Cato Institute is a think tank dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Its scholars and analysts conduct independent, nonpartisan research on a wide range of policy issues

Center for Individual Freedom

Founded in 1998, the Center for Individual Freedom is a non-partisan, non-profit organization with the mission to protect and defend individual freedoms and individual rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.

Competitive Enterprise Institute

CEI's mission is to promote both freedom and fairness by making good policy good politics. We make the uncompromising case for economic freedom because we believe it is essential for entrepreneurship, innovation, and prosperity to flourish.

Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute’s mission is to advance a culture of purpose, creativity and innovation. It has a special concern for the role that science and technology play in our culture and how they can advance free markets, illuminate public policy and support the theistic foundations of the West.

Downsize DC

DownsizeDC believes the federal government has grown too centralized, too intrusive and too expensive, and works to restore the full force of the 9th and 10th amendments, which reserve most social functions to the people and the states.

Drug Policy Alliance

Drug Policy Alliance's mission is to advance those policies and attitudes that best reduce the harms of both drug use and drug prohibition, and to promote the sovereignty of individuals over their minds and bodies.

Electronic Freedom Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.

Foundation for Economic Education

FEE’s mission is to inspire, educate and connect young adults with the economic, ethical and legal principles of a free society. These principles include individual liberty, free-market economics, entrepreneurship, private property, and strong personal character.

The Federalist Society

The Society's main purpose is to sponsor fair, serious, and open debate about the need to enhance individual freedom and the role of the courts in saying what the law is rather than what they wish it to be.

Fraser Institute

Fraser Institute works to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families, and future generations by studying, measuring, and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship, and choice on their well-being.

Free State Project

The Free State Project is an effort to recruit 20,000 liberty-loving people to move to New Hampshire.

 

Fully Informed Jury Association

The FIJA mission is to educate Americans regarding their full powers as jurors, including their ability to rely on personal conscience, to judge the merit of the law and its application and to nullify bad law, when necessary for justice, by finding for the defendant.

 

Future of Freedom Foundation

The mission of The Future of Freedom Foundation is to advance freedom by providing an uncompromising moral and economic case for individual liberty, free markets, private property and limited government.

 

The Goldwater Institute

The Goldwater Institute is an independent government watchdog organization supported by people who are committed to expanding free enterprise and liberty.

 

The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii

The mission of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is to promote individual liberty, the free market and limited accountable government.

 

Heartland Institute

Heartland’s mission is to discover, develop and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems where property rights and markets do a better job than government bureaucracies.

 

Hispanic American Center for Economic Research

HACER’s goal is to promote the study of issues pertinent to the countries of Hispanic America as well as Hispanic Americans living in the United States, especially as they relate to the values of personal and economic liberty, limited government under the rule of law and individual responsibility.

 

Independent Institute

The Independent Institute sponsors in-depth studies of critical social and economic issues to boldly advance peaceful, prosperous and free societies grounded in a commitment to human worth and dignity.

 

Institute for Economic Affairs

The IEA is the UK’s original free-market think-tank, founded in 1955. The IEA’s goal is to explain free-market ideas to the public, including politicians, students, journalists, businessmen, academics and anyone interested in public policy.

 

Institute for Health Freedom

The Institute for Health Freedom was established to present the ethical and economic case for strengthening the freedom to choose one’s health care providers and treatments, and to maintain confidential relationships with one’s providers without interference from government or private third parties.

 

Institute for Humane Studies

IHS is devoted to research and education in the conviction that greater understanding of human affairs and freedom would foster peace, prosperity and social harmony.

 

Institute for Justice

Through strategic litigation, training, communication and outreach, the Institute for Justice advances a rule of law under which individuals can control their destinies as free and responsible members of society.

 

International Society for Individual Liberty

ISIL is one of the pioneers in the creation of the worldwide libertarian movement – today’s fastest-growing philosophical/political movement.

 

Ladies of Liberty Alliance

The mission of the Ladies of Liberty Alliance is to cultivate and empower a unique community of liberty-minded women through networking and educational opportunities.

 

Libertarian Futurist Society

The Libertarian Futurist Society recognizes and promotes libertarian science fiction through the annual Prometheus Awards.

 

Libertarian International

Libertarian International coordinates various initiatives in the defense of individual liberty throughout the world.

 

Libertarian Party of Canada

The mission of the Libertarian Party of Canada is to reduce the responsibilities and expense of government so that Canadians may each manage their lives to mutually fulfill their needs by the free and voluntary exchange of their efforts and property for the value that best realizes our happiness.

 

Libertarian Party of USA

America’s third largest political party, the Libertarian Party, seeks to advance individual liberty by running libertarian candidates for public office.

 

The Liberty Fund

Liberty Fund, Inc. is a private, educational foundation established to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals.

 

 

The Locke Institute

The Locke Institute seeks to promote a greater understanding of natural rights and its implications for constitutional democracy and modern society’s economic organization.

 

Ludwig von Mises Institute

The Mises Institutes serves as the world’s leading provider of educational materials, conferences, media and literature supporting Austrian Economics and the school of thought represented by Ludwig Von Mises and his contribution to its modern following.

 

Mackinac Center for Public Policy

The Mackinac Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all Michigan citizens by promoting sound solutions to state and local policy questions.

 

Mannkal Economic Education Foundation

The Mannkal Foundation aims to strengthen the free market system in Australia, by promoting ideals of voluntary cooperation, choice, personal rights, limited government and responsible resourcefulness of individuals.

 

Marijuana Policy Project

MPP is the largest marijuana policy reform organization in the United States. They work to remove criminal penalties for marijuana use, with a particular emphasis on making marijuana medically available for ill people who have the approval of their doctors.

 

Mercatus Center, George Mason University

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is the world’s premier university source for market-oriented ideas—bridging the gap between academic ideas and real world problems.

 

National Center for Policy Analysis

The NCPA’s goalis to develop and promote private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector.

 

Outright Libertarians

Outright Libertarians is an association of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other self-identified “queer” (LGBTQ) Libertarian Party activists and supporters.

 

Pacific Research Institute

The mission of the Pacific Research Institute is to champion freedom, opportunity and personal responsibility for all individuals by advancing free-market policy solutions.

 

Property and Environment Research Center

PERC is the nation’s oldest and largest institute dedicated to improving environmental quality through markets and property rights.

 

Reason Foundation

Reason Foundation advances a free society by developing, applying and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets and the rule of law.

 

The Republican Liberty Caucus

The RLC exists to promote individual liberty, limited governments and free enterprise within the Republican Party.

 

State Policy Network

The State Policy Network is dedicated solely to improving the practical effectiveness of independent, nonprofit, market-oriented, state-focused think tanks. SPN’s programs enable these organizations to better educate local citizens, policy makers and opinion leaders about market-oriented alternatives to state and local policy challenges.

 

Students for Liberty

Students for Liberty’s mission is to provide a unified, student-driven forum for students and student organizations dedicated to liberty.

 

 

Young Americans for Liberty

Young Americans for Liberty is the continuation of Students for Ron Paul that seeks to recruit, train, educate and mobilize students on the ideas of liberty and the Constitution.

Libertarian Publications

Ballot Access News

BAN is the premier newsletter for up-to-date news about the continuing fight for fair and equitable ballot access laws.

Capitalism Magazine

A daily periodical commenting on political and cultural issues from an individual rights perspective.

The Freeman

The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty is the flagship publication of the Foundation for Economic Education and one of the oldest and most respected journals of liberty in America.

Journal of Libertarian Studies

(1977-2008) Founded by Murray Rothbard, the Journal has been the voice of scholarship in libertarian theory, the launching pad for the ideas that shaped the world of libertarianism, and the preeminent forum on revisionist historical research on war and interventionalism.

Laissez Faire Magazine

Lassiez Faire is a quarterly publication incorporating the International Society for Individual Liberty’s Freedom Network News and Laissez Faire Books Booklist and Review.

The Liberator Online

With nearly 45,000 subscribers in 100 countries, the Liberator Online is one of the most popular libertarian publications in the world.  It is a lively publication of expert communication tips and breaking libertarian news published by the Advocates for Self-Government.

Liberty Magazine

A journal of culture and politics written from a classical liberal point of view.

Reason Magazine

Reason is the monthly print magazine of “free minds and free markets.” It covers politics, culture, and ideas through a provocative mix of news, analysis, commentary and reviews.

Young American Revolution

The official publication of Young Americans for Liberty contains the best political, cultural and economic writing by a rising generation of anti-statists of all stripes, alongside essays and reviews by seasoned veterans of the Liberty Movement.

Libertarian Websites

@TAC

The American Conservative Magazine blog represents a traditionalist, anti-war, paleoconservative, paleolibertarian, libertarian-conservative voice against what it sees as a neoconservative media establishment.

AntiWar.com

AntiWar.com is devoted to the cause of non-interventionism and is read by libertarians, pacifists, leftists, “greens” and independents alike, as well as many on the Right who agree with our opposition to imperialism.

Bleeding Heart Libertarians

Bleeding Heart Libertarians is a blog about free markets and social justice.

Café Hayek

Cafe Hayek is part of the Library of Economics and Liberty website. Its written by Don Boudreaux and Russ Roberts of George Mason University

Communicating Liberty

The best tools and tips for advancing liberty, brought to you by the Advocates for Self-Government.

Coyote Blog

This allusion to the state of Arizona and the cartoon of Wile E. fame covers small business economics and libertarian philosophy.

Free Keene

New Hampshire’s liberty activism destination. Relevant to those outside of New Hampshire too.

Hit and Run

Reason Magazine staff writers’ oft-updated blog offering commentary on the news of the day.

The Humble Libertarian

The Humble Libertarian features news and unique commentary on current events and politics within the context and framework of a robust, unified, and coherent philosophy of government and its proper role in a civil society.

iFeminists.com

The online home for individualist feminists.

John Stossel’s Take

The best-selling author and Fox Business star takes a skeptical look at a wide array of issues.

LewRockwell.com

An anti-state/pro-market site run by the president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

Libertarian Answers

Short answers to tough questions on libertarianism.

Liberty and Power

George Mason University’s History News Network blog exposes the politicians who misrepresent history, put events in context and remind us all of the complexity and irony of history.

Marginal Revolution

Two economics professors discuss the world and news.

OpenMarket.org

The writers at OpenMarket.org believe that people improve their lives not through decisions made by Washington bureaucrats, but by making their own choices in a truly free society.

Ridley Report

“Don’t get mad. Get video!” Pro news videographer Dave Ridley takes you to the front lines of the peaceful battle for liberty.

Somewhat Reasonable

The policy and commentary blog of the Heartland Institute.

Texas Straight Talk

Ron Paul’s weekly Column.

Top Libertarian

The goal of TopLibertarian.com is to organize the top libertarian links, tweets, websites, Twitter accounts and Facebook pages.

The Volokh Conspiracy

A collaborative blog by mostly libertarian law professors that covers legal and political issues.

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