Center for a Stateless Society
A Left Market Anarchist Think Tank & Media Center
November was business as usual for C4SS in the op-ed department. We’ve always got the world’s events covered from our distinct left market anarchist perspective. Nick Ford called into question the state’s protection racket, providing us with some staggering statistics surrounding civil asset forfeiture. Joel Schlosberg commemorated the centennial anniversary of the execution of radical labor activist Joe…
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
Humans Have a Moral Claim on Land and Its Resources
Humans Have a Moral Claim on Land and its Resources … and This Necessitates the Rental of Both Jason asks the important question of who is the relevant community to whom rent would be paid in a geoist (Georgist) system. Land rent comes from three basic sources: Natural features, commerce, and civic works. Regarding the rent due…
The Moral Irrelevance of Rent
Occupancy-and-Use Reflects Moral Imperatives
How Rothbardians Occupy Part of the Occupancy and Use Spectrum
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