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 [ [ History at ISIL site] ] [ [ About ISIL at ISIL site] ] as the Society for Individual Liberty. [Rebecca E. Klatch, [ "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 [ [ Ballot Access News obituary of Vincent Miller] ] [ [ Libertarian Party obituary of Vincent Miller] ] [ [ Independent Political report obituary of Vince Miller] ] , who became president of the new organization. It has members in over 80 countries. [ [ Liberty Guide] ]


The society sponsors an annual international conference which has attracted libertarian and classical liberal luminaries from Milton Friedman to the President of Costa Rica. [ [ 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 [ Freedom News Daily] .


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