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England’s Levellers: The World’s First Libertarian Movement

In Uncategorized on March 27, 2014 at 3:26 am
England’s Levellers: The World’s First Libertarian Movement
The first-ever libertarians were the Levellers, an English political movement active in the 17th century that originated a radical strand of classical liberalism. The Levellers are often characterized as a quasi-socialist movement, but the Levellers had much more in common with advocates for free markets than with socialists.
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