Last Wednesday I gave a talk titled “Which Way Forward for the LGBTQ Movement” in which I argued that LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) rights are undermined by the state and capitalism, and that anarchism is the solution. Topics discussed include the Stonewall Riots, police violence, prisons, HRC, Jane Marquardt, Israeli pinkwashing,…
My favorite bookstore in the world, The Gnu’s Room, is on the ropes. Commercial rents near campus are high in Auburn, and until this month it looked like the bookstore would have to close in July. But there is a real chance to save the store now, and to help it not only continue as a used…
Lately, feminist activists are organizing against a litany of misogynist Facebook pages that glorify violence against women or treat it as a joke, pages with names like “Raping Your Girlfriend” and “Fly Kicking Sluts in the Uterus.” The activists’ primary tactics include making specific demands for changes to Facebook’s moderation policy and “calling on Facebook users…
C4SS Media presents Kevin Carson‘s “The Root is Power”, read by James Tuttle and edited by Nick Ford.
In this episode of Speaking On Liberty’s Jason Lee Byas, Grayson English and Kyle Platt interview C4SS Fellow and Dissenting Leftist blogger Nathan Goodman about the the US prison system.
Goodman: Future Steubenvilles can be prevented by creating a culture where people stand up for each other’s basic rights and take issues of consent seriously.
Kevin Carson: The central identifying feature of a reformist effort is that it fails to strike at the root of oppression — power.
Raising the issue of rape culture on libertarian radio shows.
For every copy of Voltairine de Cleyre’s “They Who Marry Do Ill” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage.
Stressing the Hayekian strand within Austrian socioeconomic thought at the expense of the Kirznerian strand can lead to excessive passivity in the face of the omniscient, omnipotent forces of history.
Goodman: Because libertarians care deeply about aggression, we should seek a world where aggressors are held accountable and the victims of aggression are not shamed and degraded. Slut shaming stands directly in the way of such a world.
If gender is used to oppress us, then it’s a meaningful concept to understand if we want to understand the idea of “liberty”.
The challenge for a lot of us women is that the expectation of being invisible often leads to wanting to be invisible.
For every copy of Roderick Long and Charles Johnson’s “Libertarian Feminism” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage.
For every copy of Carol Moore’s “Woman vs. the Nation State” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage.
For every copy of Charles Johnson’s “Women and the Invisible Fist” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage.
The reality is that state violence against women happens and that gender and sex play a role in the structure of that violence.
Stand against both state and private violence against women, today and everyday.
Roderick T. Long: “We don’t have the right to subordinate other people to our ends or treat them as objects for our uses.”
Melanie Pinkert: Talk to me about how to have the freedom to pursue my dreams without leaving a mountain of young, old, sick, and dying to fend for themselves and I’ll listen.