Center for a Stateless Society
A Left Market Anarchist Think Tank & Media Center
Media Coordinator Monthly Update: September, 2016
Dear Supporters, The mission of the Center for a Stateless Society is to introduce left market anarchism to the broader public through education and commentary on the issues of the day. That mission is ongoing, but I am happy to report that in the month of September (8/26-9/25), our writers and Fellows helped further the…
Media Coordinator Weekly Update, Sept. 18, 2016
Howdy, folks! Another Sunday is in progress, which means it’s time for me to rub another Media Coordinator Weekly Update in your eyes. Don’t worry, I don’t think it stings. Of course I didn’t try it on myself first, are you serious? The Week in Commentary We started the week off strong with Logan Glitterbomb’s…
Media Coordinator Weekly Update, Sept. 11, 2016
Howdy, folks! Another Sunday has arrived, which means it’s time to talk about what C4SS is doing, where we’ve been and what we’ve got coming down the pike. It’s your Media Coordinator Weekly Update. An Agora Around Agorism God, I love alliterative puns. Anyway, every month C4SS picks a theme, and a selection of our Fellows…
Media Coordinator Weekly Update, Sept. 4, 2016
Howdy, folks! It’s Sunday, which means it’s time for an update on what the Center for a Stateless Society has been doing and where we’ve been. I’m Trevor Hultner, your new Media Coordinator, and from here on out I’ll be keeping you abreast of where our writers are getting published, where C4SS is being mentioned…
Media Coordinator Report, July 2016
These are my belated comments on our media presence in July: 14 articles published; 20 pickups (bringing the average down to 1.4); Our great citation champion, Sheldon Richman, managed to get into the Quad-City Times and the Seoul Times with his “Trump, Saddam, and the Presumption of Innocence.” He also got on Antiwar and Counterpunch,…
Editor’s Report, July-August 2016
There’s been a continuation of interesting content from July to August. From continuing to reveal actually-existing capitalism as an anti-libertarian ideology and revealing newer arguments against the minimum wage, to looking at Indigenous movements pushing against corporate land ownership. Here’s a few of the publications seen in the last two months: Logan Glitterbomb reports on…
Media Coordinator Report, June 2016
This is the last of the late media coordinator reports. Now you can enjoy C4SS knowing with certainty that we are chipping away at the state pickup by pickup. These are June’s numbers and comments: In an unusually quiet month, we published only 9 articles; 30 pickups (bringing up our average again to a gloriously-over-3 3,33…
Media Coordinator Report, May 2016
I’m back for more updates in the world of C4SS media coordinating. What follows are numbers and comments for our May 2016 media presence: 17 articles published (same number as April); 29 pickups (1,70 per article on average); Nathan Goodman’s “Father Daniel Berrigan’s Legacy of Resistance” was able to gather a respectable four pickups. Notably, the Michigan Standard thought it was interesting enough…
Media Coordinator Report, April 2016
I have been late on my reporting duties and I shall remedy that. These are the numbers and a few comments on our April 2016 media presence (I know, it feels like a century ago): 17 articles (a slight drop from the 21 in February); 36 pickups or citations (2,11 per article on average — down from…
Editor’s Report, June 2016
There’s been a continuation of interesting and original content throughout June. Whether talking about the inability of vulgar libertarians to comprehend corporate power, or looking at poor defenses for the existence of the state. The content has been diverse and fascinating. Here’s a few of the publications seen in the last month: Kevin Carson has…
Editor’s Report, April-May 2016
We’ve been extremely busy here the last two months and I wanted to give you, the readers, some highlights of what we’ve been up to. C4SS has been continuing to produce some extremely interesting and hard-hitting content that questions the economic and political orthodoxy being witnessed currently. Here’s a few of the publications seen in…
Carson Interview on Mutualizing the Water Commons
Center for a Stateless Society Senior Fellow Kevin Carson was recently interviewed by Andrew Stewart of the Rhode Island Media Cooperative on the issue of corporate water privatization, with an emphasis on commons-based ownership and cooperative management as an alternative. The interview podcast is now online here, along with a write-up by Stewart that hits…
William Gillis Appointed Coordinating Director
The Center for a Stateless Society has appointed William Gillis as Coordinating Director effective May 1st, replacing James Tuttle. William Gillis has previously served as designer, developer and sysadmin for the Center’s various web resources, and before that as editor and publisher of physical media. Gillis was introduced to anarchism by his activist father as…
Media Coordinator Report, February and March 2016
These are the numbers and a few interesting bits on our work in February and March: February 21 articles published. 53 pickups or citations (2,52 per article on average). The consistently excellent P2P Foundation has been republishing Kevin Carson’s work. They account for many of our pickups in February and March. Nick Ford managed to get…
Editor’s Report, March 2016
C4SS produced some hard-hitting material in March. But then again, that’s nothing new. We always aim to bring you the most radical commentary on world headlines. Here are just a few of last month’s publications: Nathan Goodman remarked on the cold-blooded manner in which Washington’s Killing Machine carries out its mayhem. James Wilson and Sheldon…
Upcoming Panels on International Law and Prison Reform
Two panels organised by the Center for a Stateless Society are coming up at two different conferences next week, bringing a left-libertarian market-anarchist perspective to international relations and prison reform. 1. The Molinari Society will be holding its annual Pacific Symposium in conjunction with the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association in San Francisco,…
February 2016 Audio/Visual Coordinator Report
Article Uploads In January and February, I uploaded the following audio articles to the YouTube and the Jellycast feeds. Tarantino Vs. The Hateful State by Nick Ford Whatever’s Going On in Oregon, It’s Not Terrorism by Sheldon Richman Aaron Swartz is Dead – But Not His Work by Kevin Carson Why I am a Market…
Kevin Carson on Robot Overlordz Podcast
On April 19, 2015, C4SS’s Kevin Carson appeared on the Robot Overlordz podcast. Carson holds the Karl Hess Chair in Social Theory at C4SS. Carson’s Desktop Regulatory State is now available for purchase at Amazon. Don’t forget to Fund the Revolution and contribute to C4SS’s bottom line when you purchase your copy. From the Robot…
Nick Ford Interviewed on Political Scams
C4SS Senior Fellow Nick Ford was recently interviewed by Hector Combo for the Political Scams podcast. A few of the topics discussed include the philosophy of individualism and the differences between anarcho-capitalism and anarcho-communism. As the conversation unfolds, Nick describes his “cynical optimism” on the current presidential election. According to Nick, the 2016 elections present…
Kevin Carson’s Desktop Regulatory State
C4SS Senior Fellow Kevin Carson’s book The Desktop Regulatory State: The Countervailing Power of Individuals and Networks, a project of five years work, is now in print. It’s also available online here. Here’s a description C4SS Senior Fellow Gary Chartier — who’s also responsible for the beautiful interior and cover design — wrote for the…
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