Portuguese Media Coordinator Update, January 2016
These are our numbers for January: Facebook: 4243 likes (+53) Twitter: 120 followers (+3) Tumblr: 31 followers (+0) We also published two translations: Kevin Carson’s “Inequality Isn’t Something That Just ‘Happens’” and “Mobility, Meritocracy and Other Myths“. The C4SS Portuguese social media operation had been my baby since I took over the duties of Media…
Media Coordinator Report, December 2015 and January 2016
Since I skipped last month’s report, here are our numbers and a few comments for both December and January. December 19 commentary articles published 72 pickups or citations (3.73 per article on average) We had an interesting back and forth sparked by Kevin Carson‘s piece “Libertarian-splaining to the Poor.” It was responded to by the…
Editor’s Report, January 2016
C4SS kicked off 2016 with a bang. In January, Gary Chartier produced several op-eds, including the left-libertarian masterpiece What’s Wrong With Inequality? It reached the front page of Real Clear Markets. Kevin Carson looked at the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, ripping into vulgar libertarian calls for more water “privatization” as the remedy. Sheldon Richman exposed Hillary Clinton’s long…
December 2015 C4SS Audio/Visual Coordinator Report
Article Uploads In December, I uploaded the following four readings from myself and John Moore to the YouTube and the Jellycast feeds: Aylan’s Shoes by Grant Mincy Cut Out the State, Free Entrepreneurship by Nick Ford Limiting Conditions and Local Desires by Shawn P. Wilbur Are We All Mutualists? by Kevin Carson Currently, I am…
The C4SS Q1 Tor Node Fundraiser
Essentially, the tragedy of past revolutions has been that, sooner or later, their doors closed, “at ten in the evening.” The most critical function of modern technology must be to keep the doors of the revolution open forever! –Murray Bookchin Part of the dissolutionary strategy advocated by C4SS is called Open Source Insurgency or embracing institutional,…
Editor’s Report, December 2015
Happy 2016 from C4SS! 2015 was a productive year for us, thanks not only to our incredible contributors, but also our dedicated readers. In December, Grant Mincy examined the systematic depletion of Earth’s species and natural resources by the state and its powerful economic allies. The article was picked up by Truthout. Christmas season also…
Media Coordinator Report, November 2015
These are our numbers and some comments on November: 17 op-eds published (+7 compared to October); 32 pickups (average of 1.9 per article, a disappointing dip compared to the previous month, when we got a 3.7 average); The Syrian refugee crisis has occupied the headlines in the last few months, and our most republished article…
Bring C4SS to ISFLC 2015!
It’s the most wonderful time of year yet again. No, not because it’s Christmas season. Because it’s ISFLC season. The International Students For Liberty Conference is the Christmas of libertarianism and the Center for a Stateless Society is trying to bring libertarian students from around the world the gift of left wing market anarchism. In…
Media Coordinator Report, October 2015
These are our numbers for October, 2015: 10 op-eds published. 37 pickups and citations (average of 3.7 per article, up from 2.8 last month). The most republished op-ed of the month was Jason Farrell’s “Why Libertarians are Failing at Politics,” which managed to get 9 pickups. Notably, it was run on both the online and…
Audio/Visual Coordinator Report – October 2015
What Has Been Done Article Uploads In October, I uploaded the following 6 readings to the YouTube and the Jellycast feeds: Kevin Carson’s At Reason, War is Peace … and TPP is “Free Trade” and Will Free Markets Recreate Corporate Capitalism?; Jason Farrell’s Why Libertarians are Failing at Politics and The Natural Right of Encryption; Joe Szymanski’s Autonomy for…
Editor’s Report, October 2015
C4SS was awfully busy in the month of October tackling important and wide-ranging issues. Roderick Long reported on racial bias in America’s judicial system — particularly how it affects criminal defendants and jury composition. Jason Farrell discussed the contradiction-in-terms that is “libertarian” politicians, and why they fail to achieve success. I wrote on a subject…
Media Coordinator Report, September 2015
Some numbers and interesting notes about C4SS media activities in September: 12 op-eds were published and sent to various media outlets; There were 34 pickups, totalling almost 3 per op-ed — an excellent average (in August, by comparison, our work was cited and picked up a paltry 10 times); Chad Nelson’s “Obama’s Legacy Will Not…
C4SS is Now on Patreon
We’re pleased to report we’re now on Patreon. Please visit our page and consider chipping in to our vital efforts on a monthly basis. Whatever amount you can give to C4SS is meaningful. There are already countless ways to give to C4SS. Whether you want to make a one time gift or recurring monthly donations,…
Editor’s Report, September 2015
As always, C4SS had an active month covering the world’s major headlines. Dawie Coetzee explained how the Volkswagen scandal will only serve to empower the established auto industry, Volkswagen included. Dylan Delikta looked at the Syrian refugee crisis and the insidious role that nation-states and borders play. And Ryan Calhoun took apart the Kim Davis…
Media Coordinator Report, August 2015
This is my first Media Coordinator report and I have a lot of ground to cover. August was the month I took over the media operations and was also the month I had to take an extended leave to get a back surgery. Thankfully, my back is fixed, bolted in place, and media coordination is up…
Director’s Report: 2015 So Far
It has been more than a couple of months since the last Director’s Report; everyone at C4SS has been extremely busy and C4SS has been going through some changes. C4SS has gone through so many changes, in fact, that I need to tell you about them. Old Positions, New People Early 2015, Thomas Knapp handed the…
Media Coordinator Report, July 2015
Dear C4SS Supporters, as well as friends and colleagues, This is the last article I will publish for the Center for a Stateless Society. Before we talk too much about that, I want to mention the numbers from the month of July. As of July 25, 14 articles were submitted, with over 17,800 submissions to…
Media Coordinator Report, May 2015
Dear Supporters, May has come and gone, and with it, we’ve got another Media Coordinator Report to deliver. Here are the numbers: 15,529 submissions 6 pickups If you didn’t catch my mid-month update, I laid out the submission and pickup process there. Now, last month I said I fully expected to be back up to…
Media Coordinator Mid-Month Update, May 2015
Dear C4SS Supporters, This is a new feature designed to keep you up-to-date with what we’re up to here at C4SS. This report will not be as in-depth as the monthly report, but it will feature some key numbers such as: number of pickups, and number of submissions to date. It’ll also function as sort…
English-Language Media Coordinator Report for January 2015
Dear C4SS supporters, Well, it’s time for the monthly update on what we’re doing at the Center’s “op-ed shop.” But before I hit the numbers, a word or two about January. About two thirds of the way into the month, the Center went through a pretty wrenching series of events. If you know what I’m talking…
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