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The Bold and the Desirable: A Prophecy and a Proposal

Charles Johnson: Left-libertarians are sometimes known to stick on distinctions and the definitions of words.

Left-Libertarianism: No Masters, No Bosses

Corporate capitalism is organized around the imperatives, not of maximizing efficiency, but of maximizing the extraction of rents. When maximum extraction of rents requires artificial imposition of inefficiency, the capitalists’ state is ready and willing.

Strong and Weak Anti-Conflation

David Gordon offers another essay critical of left libertarianism from the Bleeding Heart Libertarian Symposium.

Beyond Bossism

Gary Chartier responds: Professors Horwitz and Shapiro both raise helpful, thoughtful questions about the persistence of hierarchy in a stateless society.

Query For Left-Libertarians

Daniel Shapiro offers another essay critical of left libertarianism from the Bleeding Heart Libertarian Symposium.

On the Edge of Utopianism

Steve Horwitz offers another essay critical of left libertarianism from the Bleeding Heart Libertarian Symposium.

Black-Hearted Or Bleeding-Hearted? It would be irresponsible not to speculate!

John Holbo offers the first of three essays critical of left libertarianism from the Bleeding Heart Libertarian Symposium.

The Conflation Trap

Roderick T. Long: Left-libertarians differ from the (current) libertarian mainstream both in terms of what outcomes they regard as desirable, and in terms of what outcomes they think a freed market is likely to produce.

The Distinctiveness of Left-Libertarianism

Gary Chartier: Left-libertarianism in the relevant sense is a position that is simultaneously leftist and libertarian.

Symposium on Left-Libertarianism Starts Monday

The Center for a Stateless Society has been give permission to (re)publish the BHL Left-Libertarian Symposium articles on our site.