International Society for Individual Liberty


International Society for Individual Liberty

The International Society for Individual Liberty or ISIL is a non-profit, non-partisan libertarian educational group encouraging activism in libertarian and individual rights areas by the 'freely chosen strategies' of its members. Its history dates back to 1969 [ [http://www.isil.org/resources/fnn/2005fall/isil-history.html History at ISIL site] ] [ [http://isil.org/about/ About ISIL at ISIL site] ] as the Society for Individual Liberty. [Rebecca E. Klatch, [http://books.google.com/books?id=61oY9P7RrmcC "A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s"] , University of California Press, 1999 ISBN 0520217144, 12, 231, 263] The current name was adopted in 1989 after a merger with Libertarian International was coordinated by the late Vincent Miller [ [http://www.ballot-access.org/2008/06/29/founder-of-libertarian-international-dies/ Ballot Access News obituary of Vincent Miller] ] [ [http://www.lp.org/news/press-releases/party-mourns-passing-of-international-society-for-individual-liberty-president Libertarian Party obituary of Vincent Miller] ] [ [http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2008/07/libertarian-party-movement-mourns-passing-of-international-society-for-individual-liberty-president-vince-miller/ Independent Political report obituary of Vince Miller] ] , who became president of the new organization. It has members in over 80 countries. [ [http://www.libertyguide.com/library_of_links/id.3162/link_detail.asp Liberty Guide] ]

Activities

The society sponsors an annual international conference which has attracted libertarian and classical liberal luminaries from Milton Friedman to the President of Costa Rica. [ [http://www.isil.org/resources/fnn/2005fall/isil-history.html History at ISIL site] ] It also sponsors a variety of educational materials and member projects from its website, and in recent years has incorporated other libertarian entities such as Laissez Faire Books and the [http://www.isil.org/fnd/ Freedom News Daily] .

References

External links

* [http://www.ISIL.org ISIL.org]


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