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…
Canada’s Plan To Regulate Gay Refugees
Canada recently announced plans to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees as soon as possible. However, not all refugees will be considered. Adult males without families will be excluded. Canada has added a stipulation permitting single male refugees to enter Canada if they are gay. Gay men and all other sexual and gender minorities face a…
Foreign Policy Comes Back to Haunt Us
When the Cops Are the Robbers
The Wonders of Food
The Organic Emergence of Property from Reputation
The Organic Emergence of Property from Reputation Property as a Useful and Necessary Toil, Not a God For centuries radicals have debated alternative property systems, and I’m glad we’re having these conversations. But what has been consistently disappointing about them is how little they generally seek to explore the underlying roots of “property” itself. To be sure, all…
Humans Have a Moral Claim on Land and Its Resources
The Moral Irrelevance of Rent
Occupancy-and-Use Reflects Moral Imperatives
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