Destroying the Master’s House With the Master’s Tools: Some Notes on the Libertarian Theory of Ideology [PDF] We commonly look at ideology from the perspective of the ruling class, as a legitimizing tool. But ideology serves the purposes of the ruled, as well—as a guide to action in their class interest. The respective ideologies of rulers and…
The generation of energy, whether it be the gas you pump into your tank or the coal burned to produce electricity to power your computer, is estimated to contribute upwards of 82% of all greenhouse gas emission. To add insult to injury, many of these firms have long been associated with the more deleterious impacts of neoliberal development. Of course we all know about BP’s destruction of the entire Gulf region…
Kevin Carson’s fourteenth research paper argues that “it is the state’s constraints on market freedom that have created an economy centered on long-distance shipping and the automobile-highway complex.
Kevin Carson’s thirteenth research paper, “Communal Property: A Libertarian Analysis,” argues that the libertarian defense of property doesn’t apply only to fee simple individual property.
Kevin Carson’s twelfth research study for C4SS has been released.
Kevin Carson’s eleventh research study for the Center [fourth quarter 2010].
In his tenth research study for C4SS, Kevin Carson explains that the state’s labor regulations, far from promoting workers’ bargaining rights, have hindered them.
C4SS Research Associate Kevin Carson’s latest research study is now available. Download Thermidor of the Progressives: Managerialist Liberalism’s Hostility to Decentralized Organization[PDF].
C4SS Research Associate Kevin Carson’s eighth paper — The Healthcare Crisis: A Crisis of Artificial Scarcity. [PDF] Healthcare: A Crisis of Artificial Scarcity By Kevin Carson “In healthcare, subsidies to the most costly and high-tech forms of medicine crowd out cheaper and decentralized alternatives, so that cheaper forms of treatment – even when perfectly adequate…
C4SS Research Associate Kevin Carson’s seventh paper — The Alternative Economy as a Singularity. [PDF]
C4SS Research Associate Kevin Carson’s sixth study — SOCIETY AFTER STATE CAPITALISM: Resilient Communities and Local Economies [PDF].
The latest study from C4SS Research Associate Kevin Carson: The Homebrew Industrial Revolution [PDF]. Summary: Neighborhood workshops, desktop manufacturing, household micro-enterprises and online horizontal networks of peer producers will come to dominate the informal economy that must arise as the state-allied formal economy stagnates and decays.
In his latest study, C4SS Reseach Associate Kevin Carson shows that the current economic crisis is not a cyclical downturn but a permanent structural shift…
C4SS Research Associate Kevin Carson has released his third research study — MOLOCH: Mass-Production Industry as a Statist Construct.
In this study, Kevin Carson reviews libertarian perspectives on “intellectual property”; the ethics of the practice itself and the harms resulting from it.
In this study, Kevin Carson asserts that the existing capitalist economic system is a result of State industrial policy suppressing libertarian alternatives.