Tag: C4SS
The Enragés: The Monster That Exists with Jaimine
For the sixth installment of The Enragés, host Joel Williamson met with Jaimine to discuss his piece “Social Statism called Caste.“ Without fearing the consequences, Jaimine writes boldly on a variety of topics including culture, hindutva, and economics. Jaimine made a political splash after spray painting “Taxation is Theft” on public walls in Mumbai, India,…
Parole Oltre il Mercato e lo Stato, I
Di Diego Avila e Luis Ricardo Vera. 28 agosto 2020. Fonte: Words Beyond the Market and the State, Pt. I. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Intervista con Kevin Carson Come si capisce dal titolo, questa è la prima di due parti di un’intervista con Kevin Carson, membro anziano del C4SS con una cattedra Karl Hess in…
Palabras más allá del mercado y del Estado (Parte 1)
Esta entrevista fue realizada por: Diego Avila y Luis Ricardo Vera. Culminación de la entrevista: 28 de agosto de 2020. Original en inglés: Words Beyond the Market and the State, Pt. I. Entrevista a Kevin Carson El día de hoy, como pueden apreciar en el título, les traemos la primera de dos partes de una…
Words Beyond the Market and the State, Pt. I
​An Interview With Kevin Carson Today, as you can see from the title, we bring you the first of two parts of an interview with Kevin Carson, a senior fellow at C4SS who holds the Karl Hess Chair in Social Theory. Recently there has been a translation of both his first book into Spanish, Studies…
The End Is the Beginning: Anarchist Abolitionism as Communicative Creation
[Hear an in-depth discussion on this article and its topics in this episode of The Enragés] Thomas Malthus, in his infamous work An Essay on the Principle of Population, takes several sections to critique the ideas of arguably the first modern anarchist thinker William Godwin. In one, Malthus writes, The great error under which [Mr.]…
Meet Your New Coordinating Director
Let me start by saying this has been a long time coming. When Will brought up the idea of my taking over as coordinating director at last September’s Please Try This At Home conference, it wasn’t the first time the idea had been raised. I did, however, want to wait until I felt I could…
What Is C4SS?
What is C4SS? Politically, C4SS was founded to help promote the diverse perspectives found in left market anarchist circles. Our target audiences have long run the gamut from complete mainstream normies, to anarchist insurrectionaries, to libertarian academics. We are anarchists because we oppose every form of domination, but we are also rooted in one of…
Bring C4SS to LibertyCon 2020!
The Center for a Stateless Society (C4SS) wants to bring about a world where individuals are liberated from oppressive states, structural poverty, and social injustice. We use academic studies, book reviews, opinion editorials, essay collections, podcasts, and social media to spread left-wing market anarchist ideas far and wide. Students For Liberty’s LibertyCon (April 3-5) is…
C4SS Thinkers in Upcoming Anthology on Dialectical Libertarianism
Several C4SS people (Jason Lee Byas, Kevin Carson, Gary Chartier, Billy Christmas, Nathan Goodman, and Roderick T. Long) are among the contributors to a forthcoming anthology, Dialectics of Liberty: Exploring the Context of Human Freedom, edited by Chris Matthew Sciabarra, Roger Bissell, and Edward Younkins. Other contributors, from a variety of libertarian traditions, include Robert…
Call for Anarchist Writers
We at the Center believe ideas matter. We believe thoughtful discourse enriches, rather than undermines, anarchist praxis. We believe that a world free of compulsion and degradation is achievable through, in part, a culture permeated by anarchist ideas. Our mission as an openly anarchist think tank is to thoughtfully articulate and defend anarchist ideas. We…
See C4SS at LibertyCon!
From March 2nd to the 4th, hundreds of libertarian-minded students will gather for the conference of the year in Washington D.C. For the fifth time, The Center for a Stateless Society will be promoting the ideas of left-market anarchism at Students For Liberty’s LibertyCon. We are bringing all the ingredients for productive dialogue — eye-grabbing swag,…
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…
Send Libertarians to Prison!
The C4SS prison abolition panel, originally scheduled for last year’s APEE but sadly cancelled, is being revived for this year. The panelists will be Dan D’Amico, Gary Chartier, Jason Byas, Nathan Goodman, and myself. Jason and Nathan need some financial assistance getting to the conference; if you’d like to help, please check out our GoFundMe…
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…
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…
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…
Long and Block Debate Thick vs. Thin Libertarianism
Following his debate with Sheldon Richman, Walter Block recently joined C4SS’s Roderick Long for another in-depth conversation about thick vs. thin libertarianism. The debate is moderated by Daniel Rothschild, and is just over an hour long.
Introducing the Mutual Exchange Symposium
I’m happy to announce the official launch of the Center for a Stateless Society’s (C4SS) Monthly Mutual Exchange Symposium. C4SS’s effort to achieve mutual understanding through exchange is now a monthly project. Mutual Exchange will explore many issues from a variety of different perspectives. Mutual Exchange is C4SS’s goal in two senses: We favor a society rooted…
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