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Jeff Riggenbach

Jeff Riggenbach - journalist and historian - has narrated numerous titles for Blackstone Audio, University Press Audiobooks, and other audio publishers.  He was executive editor of The Libertarian Review and served as a contributing editor of Reason, Inquiry, and Samuel Edward Konkin's New Libertarian.  He produced the nationally broadcast daily libertarian radio program, Byline, for the Cato Institute throughout the 1980s.  His books include In Praise of Decadence 1998); Why American History Is Not What They Say: An Introduction to Revisionism (2009); Persuaded by Reason: Joan Kennedy Taylor and the Rebirth of American Individualism (2014); and The Libertarian Tradition (2015).

Jeff Riggenbach's Articles

Bastiat for the Ages

Two hundred-odd years old he may be, but his ideas are forever young.

- September 29, 2016

Thomas Paine: From Pirate to Revolutionary

He understood and very memorably articulated the basic principles of libertarianism. Almost alone among the Founding Fathers he spoke out unequivocally against slavery.

- September 28, 2016

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