The following article is translated into Portuguese from the English original, written by Kevin Carson. Não há nada tão engraçado como a visão dos funcionários autoritários de uma ordem fenecente tentando reprimir uma revolução que não entendem — e fracassando miseravelmente. A tentativa do Departamento de Estado de censurar arquivos imprimíveis de armas de fogo em 3-D
There’s nothing quite so funny as the sight of the authoritarian functionaries of a dying order trying to suppress a revolution they don’t understand — and failing miserably. The State Department’s attempt to censor 3-D printable gun files from DEFCAD is the latest — and one of the most gut-bustingly hilarious — attempts by the
The following article was written by Charles Johnson and published on his Rad Geek People’s Daily, May 1st, 2004. Today is May Day, or International Worker’s Day: an international day for celebrating the achievements of workers and the struggle for organized labor. You might have thought that the proper day was Labor Day, as traditionally celebrated on the first Monday in September. Not
Carson: If you’re unfamiliar with the history of May Day, you might be surprised to learn not only that it originated in the United States, but that it was strongly supported by American free market anarchists.
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Matonis: Bitcoin is not a governmental instrument of legal tender that requires regulatory legitimacy and coercion by law in order to gain acceptance.
C4SS Senior Fellow and Karl Hess Scholar in Social Theory Kevin Carson was recently interviewed on the Liberty Minded podcast by Jason Lee Byas, Grayson English and Trevor Hultner.
“We have done this because we love liberty and hate authority.” – Voltairine de Cleyre
Tuttle: An introduction to a left libertarian conception of political economy that has emerged from many collaborative and challenging conversations within the market anarchist milieu, known as Freed Market Anti-Capitalism.
The latest threat to internet freedom is an expanded and strengthened CFAA, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
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Kevin Carson, Senior C4SS Fellow and Karl Hess Chair of Social Theory, was interviewed today on The Corbett Report: Open Source Intelligence News.
Thomas L. Knapp: O problema da “propriedade intelectual” é que, em nossos dias — graças ao progresso tecnológico — quase toda escassez de produtos de informação TEM de ser artificial, isto é, criada pelo governo.
Sebastian A.B.: The amateur, tinkering genius in her garage now finds a home with communities of researchers engaged in playful cleverness. Biology, formerly prohibitively expensive, is now fertile ground for the hacking of positive Black Swans.
Unlike many dissident histories of the United States, which attempt to portray racial minorities, sexual subcultures and subordinate classes as “worthy victims” in terms of the social mores of the white middle class, Thaddeus Russell celebrates the kind of people that your parents may have warned you about: the low-down, no-count, not-respectable people. You know,
Knapp: Spamhaus looks, well, dangerous to a free and open Internet. And as we dig into the details of its dust-up with Cyberbunker, even more so.
Gary Chartier: The question whether people in a stateless society could respond satisfactorily to a disaster like the BP oil spill is really just a special case of the general question whether people without the state can do the things people attempt to do through the state. It seems to me that the answer is “yes.”
M. George van der Meer: We are now approaching a breaking point, a culmination of long-unfolding trends that will witness the old forces of rigid hierarchy and centrality collide with the dynamism of the networked, freed market.
Knapp: Monopolists don’t like living in the real world, and politicians traffic in telling them they don’t have to.
Se os trabalhadores parassem de jogar pelas regras dos patrões e adotassem uma estratégia de guerra de guerrilha plena, os patrões implorariam para que assinássemos um contrato.