In theater productions of Peter Pan, there’s a scene where Tinkerbell is dying. Peter exhorts the audience to clap their hands to save her. If everyone just claps harder and says “I believe in fairies!” Tink will be restored to life by the power of faith and love. Progressive calls to defeat corporate power and…
WHEN THINGS get so balled up that the people of a country got to cut loose from some other country, and go it on their own hook, without asking no permission from nobody, excepting maybe God Almighty, then they ought to let everybody know why they done it, so that everybody can see they are…
Richman: This is not paranoia. It’s a recognition of the dynamics of demagogic politics.
D’Amato: “[C]uando la crisis y el desastre inevitablemente caen sobre las economías adulteradas y corporatistas, siempre se pretende que sea el pueblo el que le saque las papas del fuego a los políticos y sus patrones corporativos.”
D’Amato: [W]hen crisis and disaster inevitably befall [the] doctored, corporatist economy, it is the whole populace which is expected to bail out the policymakers and their corporate masters.
Neil M. Tokar: The lesson is don’t work through the system or with members of the ruling class because there is a high probability of getting stabbed in the back by the phony “liberty” alliance member.
Sebastian A.B.: Voters place their hope in God-Kings called Presidents, expecting sociopaths to lift them out of servitude. An introductory buckshot critique of the most holy word, “democracy,” or Hans-Herman Hoppe’s “god that failed.”
For every copy of Charles Johnson, Kevin Carson, Roderick Long, and Randolph Bourne’s “No Matter Who You Vote For, The Winner Is Always The Government” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage.
Gary Chartier: Buchanan thought of himself as a classical liberal and an Austrian economist — but neither a leftist nor an anarchist. But that doesn’t mean left-wing market anarchists don’t have important lessons to learn from him …
An early debate between the left and right types.
It’s best that you forget both conservatism and elections altogether. Your core values are best advanced by converting to and promoting anarchism, thereby situating yourself as a part of the radical left.
Morgenstern: And, like it or not, more and more people are becoming nobodies.
Easing the Transition to an Alternative Economy
Теперь, когда Обама благополучно сел на второй срок, мне есть о чём с вами поговорить.
Knapp: A mandate!
Agora que Obama obteve segundo mandato, vocês e eu precisamos ter uma conversa.
Grattis. Kandidaten ni föredrog vann en andra mandatperiod som president.
Ahora que Obama ha obtenido un segundo mandato, tú y yo necesitamos tener una conversación.
Now that Obama has got himself a second term, you and I need to have a chat.
Knapp: Barring the increasingly usual “hanging chad” dramas, the 2012 elections are over. Heave a sigh of relief, take stock of any likely minor changes, and get on with our lives, right? Wrong.