Center for a Stateless Society
A Left Market Anarchist Think Tank & Media Center
Uri Avnery discusses what the Israeli left should do. D. Brady Nelson discusses government regulation as a hidden tax. Sheldon Richman discusses rethinking the U.S.-Israeli relationship. Justin Raimondo discusses Bibi as George Wallace. Kevin Carson discusses Thomas Piketty’s book on capital. Robert VerBruggen discusses a book on gun control in Nazi Germany. Bruce Fein discusses…
“Libertarians” for Ethnic Cleansing
Usually when right-libertarians defend gentrification, they do so by framing it as an entirely spontaneous free market phenomenon, and minimizing or ignoring the state’s role in promoting it. That’s bad enough. But we don’t usually expect them to come out explicitly in favor of direct state intervention to evict poor people for the sake of…
A Dream is a Wish Our Hearts Make
End US Support for Israel’s Apartheid State
Radical Potential: Our Blatant Opposition to the Status Quo
The Natural Right of Cyber-Dissent
At the height of anti-NSA furor in January 2014, The New Republic (TNR) published a hit piece on Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald that criticized their anti-government beliefs, portraying the leakers as “paranoid libertarians” and traitors to progressive government ideas. Said TNR: By exposing the secrets of the government, they claim to have revealed…
Long Live Glen Canyon!
Sex Slavery Revisited
A Left-Libertarian Primer
The End of [Capitalism]
James R. Otteson. The End of Socialism (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014). Otteson’s book is an eloquent defense of an economic system which maximizes decentralism and autonomy; it’s just not, as he supposes, a defense of capitalism. Likewise, it’s a good critique of centralized planning and top-down authority — but not of “socialism.” Otteson…
The Utopia of Rules
Listen Libertarian Municipalist!
All Power to the Imagination
The Anarchist Thought of Colin Ward
Center for a Stateless Society Paper No. 18 (Summer-Fall 2014) PDF Particularity and the Anarchism of Everyday Life Colin Ward was a libertarian communist. He named Pyotr Kropotkin as his primary economic influence, and described himself as “an anarchist-communist, in the Kropotkin tradition.” This was not empty praise. He produced an abridged edition of Kropotkin’s…
Power and Property: A Corollary
Classical Liberalism and Conservatism
Fields, Factories and Workshops Tomorrow