I have the pleasure of participating in an income tax symposium today honoring the 1954 publication of a great, timeless book entitled The Income Tax Root of All Evil by Frank Chodorov.
The event is being held at Ramapo College of New Jersey, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahway, NJ 07430.
It begins at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments and registration, with the program itself beginning at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public and is free.
The event will be live-streamed. Here is the website for details on tuning on online and for registering.
Chodorov was a libertarian intellectual giant in the early days of the libertarian movement. His book, which isn’t very long and is very easy to read, is a philosophical and economic masterpiece. It presents why the income tax is immoral, how it constituted a rejection of the principles of liberty and limited government, how it has fundamentally altered the relationship between the American people and the federal government, and how destructive it has been economically.
The program will be moderated by longtime libertarian Dr. Murray Sabrin, who teaches at Ramapo. The panelists will be Jim Bennett, deputy attorney general in New Jersey; Constance Crawford, professor of accounting at Ramapo; Dan Mitchell, senior fellow at the Cato Institute; Steven Pressman, professor of economics and finance at Monmouth University in New Jersey; and Jacob Hornberger, president of The Future of Freedom Foundation.
It’s going to be a fun event. If you’re in the area, I hope you’ll come and join us. If not, I hope you’ll tune in for the live-streaming.