A Plea for Public Property
An all-private system can be oppressive, just as an all-public one can be.
In Defense of Public Space
The availability of public space may be a moral precondition for the right to freedom from trespassers.
Contract Feudalism: Reply to a Reply
“Contract Feudalism”: A Response to Paul Marks was originally published in the 2008 issue of Economic Notes No. 105 by the Libertarian Alliance, written by Kevin Carson.
Economic Calculation in the Corporate Commonwealth
This calculation argument can be applied not only to a state-planned economy, but also to the internal planning of the large corporation.
Appendix Zain: Property and Privilege
Proudhon, by piling up his contradictions this way, was not merely being French.
Definitions and Distinctions
THE STATE: That institution which interferes with the Free Market through the direct exercise of coercion or the granting of privileges (backed by coercion).
Socialism Revisited
Using the “socialist” label provides the occasion for a clear distinction between the genus “socialism” and the species “state-socialism.”
“Socialism” for Left Liberty
State socialism has attempted to realize socialism through the power of the state. Not surprisingly, given everything we know about states, state socialism has proven in most respects to be a disaster.
The “Left” in Left Libertarian
Gary Chartier: An authentically leftist position, I suggest, is marked by opposition to subordination,exclusion, and deprivation.
Framing Left Libertarianism: A First Pass
Left libertarianism is authentically leftist because it seeks to challenge privilege, hierarchy, exclusion, deprivation, and domination–both ideologically and practically.
Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Roderick T. Long: The Case for Libertarian Anarchism
The Wobblies and Free Market Labor Struggle
Carson: Rather than negotiating on the bosses’ terms under the Wagner rules, we should be using network resistance and asymmetric warfare techniques to make the bosses beg us for a contract.
So, What Exactly is a Freedom Outlaw?
Claire Wolfe: It’s not what you do; it’s how you do it. It’s an attitude — from which actions always follow. It’s a do-it-yourself occupation. And a lifetime vocation.
Scratching By: How Government Creates Poverty as We Know It
Charles Johnson: The one thing that the government and its managerial aid workers will never do is just get out of the way.
By Whom the Offence Cometh
Suzanne La Follette: Political government offers privilege every facility for circumventing the popular will whenever it becomes inimical to the interests of privilege, as it is the business of political government to do.
Modern Commerce
Away with the parent of monopoly — government — and all other monopolies will vanish like fog before the morning sun.
“Building the Structure of the New Society Within the Shell of the Old”
The capital and land of the rich is worthless to them without a supply of labor to produce surplus value.
The Subsidy of History
Kevin Carson: History can’t be done a priori.
Socialism on One Planet
Ken MacLeod: A society of conscious and voluntary co-operation can’t be established unconsciously or unwillingly.
Is Property Theft?
Less Antman: Anarchy is not a system. It is an attitude of respect for other people, and a rejection of master-slave relationships (with no exception for government officials).
Anarchy and Democracy
Fighting Fascism
Markets Not Capitalism
The Anatomy of Escape
Organization Theory