Carson: As more and more disgruntled workers figure out the possibilities, it will be impossible to put the genie back in the bottle.
Ken MacLeod: What if capitalism is unstable, and socialism is impossible?
If there are no capitalists pocketing the productivity gains for themselves, then the gains must go somewhere else.
Gary Chartier: Libertarians rightly reject statist redistribution as a variety of slavery. But they have every reason to embrace solidaristic, transactional, and rectificational redistribution.
Claire Wolfe: We Need Jobs Like We Need Cancer
Carson: In such an economy, associated labor might hire capital instead of the other way around, and the natural state of the free market be cooperative production under the control of the producers.
Long: Libertarians have not always been so friendly to business interests.
Long: Is it true that objective law can be provided only by a governmental monopoly?
There’s no reason whatever for libertarians to surrender the concept of social justice to the statist left.
The focus will be on new technology, new infrastructure, new models and new processes that replace the vulnerable ones that are the causes of so many of today’s global problems — and ensuring that these replacements are Open Source, and stay in the hands of all the world’s people.
What Kind of Commitment Is Libertarianism?
Among these various schools, nearly everyone agrees on the putative facts of American history; disagreements arise over frameworks of interpretation and over evaluation.
I believe in the total disintegration and dissolution of the principle and practice of authority.
A new term is obviously required, and so I’ve come up with one. Maybe it will stick, maybe it won’t, but the phenomenon is real and to the extent that it is analyzed it has to be called something.
Plantation agriculture is able to outcompete the peasant proprietor only through “preferential access to credit and government-subsidized technology….”
Anarchism, the belief in the greatest amount of liberty compatible with equality of liberty.
Libertarianism should recognize that exploitation deserves an appropriately, though not exclusively, political response.
A free nation is not necessarily a Capitalist nation.
“We should encourage the flower of liberty whether its petals be red, white and blue, or red and black.” -Karl Hess
Or, How An Argument Against the Workability of Authoritarian Socialism Became An Argument Against the Workability of Authoritarian Capitalism