The Monetary Theorist From The Little House on the Prairie?

Tuesday, August 24, 2010
"The FEE archives are full of correspondences. Many of these letters contain interesting discussions on the economics, politics, and philosophy of liberty. Shifting through them it becomes clear that those in the liberty movement truly cared about obtaining a better understand of how society works. This letter from Rose Wilder Lane to Leonard Read on September 16, 1950 is a perfect example of this. Lane was a journalist, political theorist, and novelist (her mother wrote the little house series and Lane contributed to the series herself). She is probably best known in libertarian circles for her book the Discovery of Freedom. But lane was certainly not a monetary theorist. Still, Lane wanted to understand and in this letter attempts to explain to Read what she believes is the nature of money." Read more. The Monetary Theorist From The Little House on the Prairie? Nicholas Snow From the Archives, August 23, 2010. Via the Foundation for Economic Education. Image by Evgeni Dinev / FreeDigitalPhoto.net.