About Sean Gabb

Gabb Sean 2015 03 22aSean Gabb is the author of twenty books and around five hundred essays.


Under the name Richard Blake, he has written six historical novels for Hodder & Stoughton. These have been translated into Spanish, Italian, Greek, Slovak, Hungarian, Chinese and Indonesian.


Under his own name, he has written four novels. His other books are mainly about culture and politics.


He is the Director of the Libertarian Alliance, a human rights and educational charity based in the United Kingdom.


He also teaches. His main experience has been in higher education. More recently, he has discovered a talent for teaching Latin to primary school children. This is a talent he intends to develop.


He lives in Kent with his wife and daughter.


And, if you want to know any more about him, you will need to start mining this site. Use the drop-down category menu on the sidebar. Or there is the search bar.

Latest Posts

Sean Gabb, Talk on State Surveillance, Bratislava, 12th August 2015

INESS podcast s riaditeľom britskej Libertarian Alliance Dr. Seanom Gabbom na tému štátne špehovanie/ INESS podcast episode on state surveillance with Dr. Sean Gabb of Libertarian Alliance (United Kingdom) Roger C. Hereford reviews this talk as follows: Another illuminating speech from "Dr. Seanom Gabbom"! You are correct that the modern threat of a police state is… READ MORE

Statement on Harvey Proctor (2015), by Sean Gabb

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Mojou ríšou je písané slovo (2015)

Mojou ríšou je písané slovo August 2015 /* */ Študentom histórie na univerzite v Yorku, kde kedysi študoval, odkázal, že si určite neužijú toľko zábavy, ako on. „V skutočnosti som väčšinu času presedel v knižnici,“ – smial sa na besede v čitárni U červeného raka anglický spisovateľ a historik Richard Blake. Richard Blake je pseudonym,… READ MORE

Wayne John Sturgeon talks to Sean Gabb (2013)

Wayne John Sturgeon talks to Sean Gabb of the Libertarian Alliance 2013 Please could you introduce yourself and how you became Director of the Libertarian Alliance? I joined the Libertarian Alliance in December 1979. Just before the death of its founder, Chris Tame, from cancer in 2006, I became Director. I don’t regard myself as… READ MORE

Must Libertarians Believe in Open Borders? (2015), by Sean Gabb

Must Libertarians Believe in Open Borders? by Sean Gabb (August 2015) As I write, there are several thousand non-European refugees outside Calais, all trying to enter the United Kingdom. Because they are disrupting travel across the Channel in the main holiday season, the British media has no choice but to report on their presence, and… READ MORE

UKIP und der „Gay Pride March 2015“

    UKIP und der „Gay Pride March 2015“ Schwulenrecht ist Eigentumsrecht Doch die Homo-Bewegung will neue Privilegien Sean Gabb (Published June 2015 as a translation from this) Am 6. Juni 2015 verkündeten die Organisatoren des „Gay Pride March“ London, dass sie den Antrag der UK Independence Party auf Teilnahme abgelehnt hatten. Sie hatten sich… READ MORE

UKIP and the Gay Pride March (2015), by Sean Gabb

UKIP and the Gay Pride March Sean Gabb (18th June 2015) On the 6th June 2015, the organisers of the Gay Pride March in London announced that they had rejected an application from the UK Independence Party to take part. They had given in to a petition which called UKIP “inherently homophobic, transphobic, xenophobic, racist… READ MORE

The EU Referendum: Wake Me after the Defeat (2015), by Sean Gabb

The EU Referendum: Wake Me after the Defeat Sean Gabb (May 2015) Though I no longer read newspapers or watch television, I see the British Government has published its Bill for a referendum on our continued membership of the European Union. I suggest that anyone who believes in eventual withdrawal, and who sees a referendum… READ MORE

Will Smoking be Banned in the Home? (2015), Sean Gabb

Sean Gabb on BBC Radio Tees on Friday the 29th May 2015. The anti-tobacco campaign has now reached the point where little remains to be banned. The main target that does remain is a person's right to smoke in his own home. This is now under attack on the grounds of protecting children. Sean Gabb… READ MORE

Margaret Thatcher, the Miners’ Strike, and the Triumph of Middle Class Leftism (2015), by Sean Gabb

Margaret Thatcher, the Miners' Strike,  and the Triumph of Middle Class Leftism Sean Gabb 20th April 2015 A few days ago, I put the following post on my Facebook account; It’s about thirty years since the end of the Miners’ Strike – the final humbling of our working classes. Thinking back, I am filled with… READ MORE