Tag: cartelization
Closed Borders and Black Market Economics
In 2012, sixteen-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodríguez was murdered in Nogales, Mexico by a Border Patrol agent across the wall, on the U.S. side. The agent shot from behind the rusted iron slats, the existing border wall in Sonora, about 50 feet above the boy. The murderer claimed that the boy was “throwing rocks in…
Will Free Markets Recreate Corporate Capitalism? on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Kevin Carson‘s “Will Free Markets Recreate Corporate Capitalism?” read and edited by Tony Dreher. And when I say “free markets,” I am not referring to a society in which the majority of economic functions are organized through money exchange (the “cash nexus”) or business firms. By “free market” I mean only…
Will Free Markets Recreate Corporate Capitalism?
Some anarchists and socialists argue that, even if markets can theoretically be non-capitalist, and non-capitalist market economies can exist, the dynamics of the market will eventually lead to the restoration of capitalism. The argument used by non-market anarchists and socialists is that, in a competitive market — even a competitive market of widespread distribution of…
Public Transportation Versus You
Two fatal victims. That is Recife’s (capital of the state of Pernambuco, Brazil) public transportation system body count in 2015. On July 16, college student Harlynton dos Santos, 20, died after trying to climb a bus at 11:30 PM, being tossed out as the vehicle started moving. Camila Mirele was the first victim this year,…
La Función Fundamental del Estado del Bienestar es el Bienestar Corporativo
El estado trabaja para los capitalistas. No trabaja para usted.
Under Capitalism, Welfare State’s Main Function is Corporate Welfare
Kevin Carson: The state works for the capitalists, not for you.
George Washington vs. the Licensing Cartels
Carson: Licensing regimes, stand in the way of transforming one’s skill into a source of income, and raise the cost of doing so.
Hanker for a hunk of corporatism?
Ross Kenyon on the cheese pimps at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Free Markets & Capitalism?
Markets Not Capitalism
Organization Theory
Conscience of an Anarchist