John Blundell (1952-2014) was Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Institute of Economics Affairs (IEA). Previously, he was Director General and Ralph Harris Fellow at that institution. He headed the Press, Research and Parliamentary Liaison Office at the Federation of Small Businesses, and was a Lambeth London Borough Councillor, both in UK. He was also president of the Institute for Humane Studies, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Charles G. Koch and Claude R. Lambe Charitable Foundations, in USA. Blundell was board member of the Institute of Economic Studies, France; and of the Mont Pelerin Society. He studied at the King’s School and at the London School of Economics. He is author of the books: Waging the War of Ideas, Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady and Ladies for Liberty: Women Who Made a Difference in American History.