Tag: Markets Not Capitalism
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The following article was written by Roderick T. Long and published on Austro-Athenian Empire, May 15th, 2010. “I don’t try to make you believe something you don’t believe, but to make you do something you won’t do.” — Ludwig Wittgenstein “Over and over, you’re falling, and then catching yourself from falling. And this is how you can be walking and falling at the same time.” — Laurie
Tuccille: I may need five minutes alone with the American public, however, since many of my countrymen apparently think it’s “unfair” that other people have more money than them — and they want the government to give them some of what the other guy has.
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.
One more bit of evidence in support of something we’ve been saying for quite a while…
Hummels: Hey, John Mackey isn’t holding a gun to your head, buddy!
In a recent post on Linkedin, author and business consultant Tim Williams explains the “Complexity Tax,” contending that in many cases “growth actually produces diseconomies of scale.”
Carson: Had the industrial revolution taken place in a genuine free market, our economy today would probably be far closer to the vision of Lewis Mumford than that of Joseph Schumpeter and Alfred Chandler.
D’Amato: As much as I hate to spoil the ending, neither Democrats nor Republicans are interested in anything like a real free market.
Kevin Carson: The large firm and the factory system did not become the dominant economic institutions because of some objective technological imperative, or their superior efficiency in a free market. They became the dominant economic institutions because of their superior effectiveness at controlling labor; and then the state intervened in the market to make them efficient enough to survive.
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.
Richman: But wait – Frédéric Bastiat! – wealth marvelously passing from the private to the communal domain? It sounds like a socialist’s redistributionist fantasy!
The Industrial Radical is devoted to radical libertarian political and social analysis in the tradition of Benjamin Tucker’s 1881-1908 Liberty, Emma Goldman’s 1906-1917 Mother Earth, and Murray Rothbard’s 1965-1968 Left & Right.
Hummels: Open borders for people, not just product.
C4SS Media would like to present Gary Chartier’s “The Distinctiveness of Left-Libertarianism“, read by James Tuttle and edited by Nick Ford.
Kevin Carson: Sigh. There you have it. Just about every single cliche from the Art Schlesinger historical mythology, condensed into one short passage for your convenience.
From the Markets Not Capitalism audiobook read by C4SS fellow Stephanie Murphy.
In this episode of Speaking On Liberty’s Jason Lee Byas and Kyle Platt interview C4SS Senior Fellow, C4SS Trustee Chair and Free Association blogger Sheldon Richman.
Speaking On Liberty’s Jason Lee Byas and Grayson English interview C4SS Fellow and Human Iterations blogger William Gillis – the author of the opening essay, The Freed Market, in the left libertarian collection Markets Not Capitalism.
The following two comments were written by Charles Johnson in response to comments, concerns and misreadings regarding his article Libertarian Anticapitalism.