Center for a Stateless Society
A Left Market Anarchist Think Tank & Media Center
Roderick T. Long discusses public choice theory as it applies to ancient Athens. Roderick T. Long discusses political themes in ancient Greek drama. George H. Smith discusses John Locke on money and private property. Lucy Steigerwald discusses Paris, fear, and repetition. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses the counter-containment racket. Sheldon Richman discusses letting the refugees in….
Foreign Policy Comes Back to Haunt Us
From the start, opponents of the American empire warned that the government could not violate the rights of foreigners without eventually violating the rights of Americans. An excellent example is William Graham Sumner’s post-Spanish-American War classic The Conquest of the United States by Spain. The anti-imperialists were spot-on, and the evidence for their case keeps…
When the Cops Are the Robbers
The Wonders of Food
Christian Nationalism vs. the Syrian Refugees
The Moral Irrelevance of Rent
The Moral Irrelevance of Rent Jason Byas’s Response to Folvardy, Schnack and Kirchner In my initial response to Kevin Carson, I briefly asserted that rent from land is morally irrelevant in determining property norms. Three of the respondents in particular — Fred Foldvary, Robert Kirchner, and Will Schnack — clearly think differently. Thanks to their…
Occupancy-and-Use Reflects Moral Imperatives
How Rothbardians Occupy Part of the Occupancy and Use Spectrum
Georgist System is Prudential
Political Authority With a Good Sense of Huemer (Part 2...
The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey, by Michael Huemer (Palgrave McMillan – 2012) Whether anarchy is good or not isn’t important. It’s whether it’s comparatively better than the alternatives. Or at least that’s what Michael Huemer begins arguing in chapter eight of The Problem…
Are Prisons Obsolete?
Floating through New York’s Underground Economy
Force Rules Everything Around Us
Gender Identity and Libertarianism
Download a PDF copy of Mikayla Novak’s full C4SS Study: Gender Identity and Libertarianism Abstract People who do not identify with a gender status consistent with conventional fixed, binary gender stereotypes remain the target of a complex array of typically intertwining state policies and civil societal norms which greatly inhibit their liberties. Transgender and other gender-diverse…
The Fulcrum of the Present Crisis
The Anarchist Thought of Colin Ward
Power and Property: A Corollary