‘The Indian Libertarian’ was a fortnightly journal, founded in 1954 by Indian liberal, Ranchhoddas Bhuvan Lotwala, and edited by his daughter Kusum R Lotwala. This edition (Vol. 11, No. 8) of the journal was published on August 1, 1963. The editorial, titled ‘Language, Not Of The Essence Of A Nation’, discusses an article published in an issue of the Swarajya magazine called ‘For the sake of Harmony and Goodwill’ written by C Rajagopalachari. M A Venkata Rao examines the rise of Communism from the works of Karl Marx and the ideology as it existed in India in the 1960s, in his article titled ‘Karl Marx, India and World Communism’. ‘The Barber’s Gold’ is a satirical piece written by Seth W Howard on India’s budget that year. M N Tholal argues that Jawaharlal Nehru is the true ideological and spiritual successor of Mahatma Gandhi in ‘The Way of Careerists’. This issue also contains news reports and book reviews.