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If there are two contemporary anarchist theorists whose work occupies and influences my thought the most, they are Kevin Carson and Wayne Price. Carson has spent a huge segment of his career not just reconstructing a mutualist political economy as an alternative to the anarchist default to the economics of Karl Marx but also making…
Christian Britschgi’s Lack of Object Permanence
At Reason, Christian Britschgi (“Do Not Under Any Circumstances Nationalize Greyhound”) celebrates America’s “extensive network of private, for-profit (and profitable) intercity bus services primarily serving lower-income people” as “a great example of how the free market can provide an essential service without public subsidies.” There are a lot of questionable, or outright ahistorical, assumptions implicit…
Every Accusation of Economic Illiteracy Is a Confession of Historical Illiteracy
Capitalism Is Still Closer to Caesar Than to God
Eric Boehm’s “Award-Winning” Article
Taxation is Theft: An Anarchist Guide to Taxation
“Tax the rich” is an all too common refrain on the left which, thanks to left unity, has even been echoed by many self-proclaimed anarchists. “Taxation is theft” on the other hand is a slogan many anarchists are hesitant to repeat due to its association with right-libertarians despite it being far more consistent with anarchist…
The “Who” (not “What”)
Might Doesn’t Determine Right…
Funding Worker Cooperatives: A Solution
Book Review: It’s OK To Be Angry About Capitalism
Sanders’ book centers on two tasks facing the American people. He states them at the outset. First: These Americans [the predominantly younger voters who supported Sanders’ candidacy] understand that proposals that tinker around the edges are an insufficient response to the enormous crises we face. For them, there is a rapidly growing recognition that this…
Review: African Anarchism – The History of a Movement
Earthseed for Anarchists
Labadie Reviews Nock
The Rentier Economy, Vulture Capital, and Enshittification
  The Rentier Economy, Vulture Capital, and Enshittification   There is a crime here that goes beyond denunciation. There is a sorrow here that weeping cannot symbolize. There is a failure here that topples all our success. The fertile earth, the straight tree rows, the sturdy trunks, and the ripe fruit. And children dying of…
Karl Hess: A Life on the (Right) Left (and Right)
Intellectual Property: A Libertarian Critique — 2nd Edition (2009, 2023)
The Undeclared Condominium: The USSR As Partner in a Conservative World Order