Tag: corporate state
El cercamiento industrial es más que solo patentes
De David Coetzee. Artículo original: There is More to Industrial Enclosure than Patents, del 17 de junio de 2014. Traducido al español por Luis Vera Suárez. Eric Blattberg, escribiendo para VenturBeat, reporta (“ Tesla Motors: Please infringe on our patents for the greater good”) que la manufacturera de autos eléctricos Tesla permitirá de ahora en…
Bütün Dünyanın İşçileri, Serbest Bir Piyasa İçin Birleşin
Okumak üzere olduğunuz makale Sheldon Richman tarafından kaleme alınmış ve Faruk Pak tarafından Türkçe ’ye çevrilmiştir. 1 Ocak 2016 tarihinde “Workers of the World Unite for a Free Market” başlığı altında yayınlanmıştır. İşçilere yapılan kötü muameleler, korunmakta olan firmaların yanına kâr kalıyor. Roderick Long aracılığı ile Amazon.com’un çalışanlarını bayağı sert kurallara tabi tuttuğunu öğrendim. (Long,…
“Kapitalizm” Terimini Kullanmayı Bırakmalıyız
Okumak üzere olduğunuz makale, Gary Chartier tarafından kaleme alınmış ve Efsa tarafından Türkçe ’ye çevrilmiştir. 23 Kasım 2013 tarihinde “We Should Abandon the Term ‘Capitalism’” başlığı altında yayınlanmıştır. Özgürlüğü savunmak, barışçıl ve gönüllü alışverişi kısıtlamaya gelen baskılara karşı çıkmak anlamına gelir. Ancak bundan barışçıl ve gönüllü alışveriş sistemini “kapitalizm” olarak adlandırmamız gerektiği çıkarılmamalıdır. Elbette bazı insanlar, bunun…
Atlas Silkindi: Ayn Rand ve Prodüktivite Kültü
Okumak üzere olduğunuz makale, James C. Wilson tarafından kaleme alınmış ve Faruk Pak tarafından Türkçe ’ye çevrilmiştir. 19 Ekim 2020 tarihinde “Atlas Shrugged: Ayn Rand and the Cult of Productivity” başlığı altında yayınlanmıştır. Ayn Rand’ın 1957 tarihinde yazılmış Atlas Silkindi adlı romanı, şanı kendisinden önce giden bir eser. Bazıları ondan nefret ediyor bazıları seviyor, ancak…
Atlas Shrugged: Ayn Rand and the Cult of Productivity
Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged is a work whose reputation precedes it. Some may love and some may hate it, but most readers of this site, including ones who have not read this book, will likely have some knowledge of its major plot points and the ideological views of its author. Therefore this review…
Quando la Creazione di Valore è Immateriale, lo Sfruttatore non Piglia Nulla
Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato il 9 novembre 2013 con il titolo When Value Creation Is Immaterial, The Exploiters Have Nothing To Grab Hold Of. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri. Commonwealth (Belknap, 2011). Questa terza parte della trilogia di Hardt e Negri iniziata con Impero e proseguita con Moltitudine ha come tema…
“Left & Right” di Rothbard
Di James C. Wilson. Originale pubblicato il 9 gennaio 2018 con il titolo Rothbard’s “Left & Right”. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Rothbard, Murray, ed. Left & Right: A Journal of Libertarian Thought. Auburn. Alabama Ludwig Von Mises Institute. 2007 Il periodo attorno alla metà degli anni Sessanta rappresenta un’epoca unica nella storia del movimento libertario…
Rothbard’s “Left & Right”
Rothbard, Murray, ed. Left & Right: A Journal of Libertarian Thought. Auburn. Alabama Ludwig Von Mises Institute. 2007 The mid-sixties was a unique time in the history of the libertarian movement, as well as in the world at large. US involvement in Vietnam was escalating, the Cold War was at its height, and the civil…
Via la Jones Act, Punto!!
Di James C. Wilson. Originale pubblicato l’undici ottobre 2017 con il titolo Just Reapeal the Jones Act, Already!! Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. La Merchant Marine Act del 1920, meglio conosciuta come Jones Act, è un classico esempio di quelle leggi, in vigore da decenni, che fanno parlare di sé solo quando creano problemi troppo grossi…
Just Repeal The Jones Act, Already!!
The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, better known as the Jones Act, is a classic example of a law that has remained on the books for decades, only attracting attention when it creates problems too big to ignore. This clearly happened this August, when it delayed shipments of aid to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria….
Media e Stato Corporativo
Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato il 2 aprile 2016 con il titolo The Media and the Corporate State. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. In un’intervista con Cenk Uygur del 23 marzo, Bernie Sanders diceva: “In questo paese, i media sono un’arma della classe di potere,” e proseguiva citando le concentrazioni industriali (ad esempio, la Disney che…
Stesso Colonialismo, Altro Nome
[Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 21 febbraio 2017 con il titolo Same Colonial Wealth Extraction, Different Name. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Seguendo i media della destra libertaria, vi sarà capitato di leggere qualche pezzo borioso che spiega come il capitalismo abbia migliorato le condizioni di vita nel terzo…
Steal This Book Review
Steal This Book, by Abbie Hoffman. Pirate Editions/Grove Press. 1971 If you are looking for an in-depth collection of arguments about the evils of the current system, this is not the book you are looking for. In fact it assumes in the intro that readers have already reached their ideological conclusions and are prepared to…
The Short Happy Life of Free Broadcasting in Italy
A common assumption among many people, included many of those who describe themselves as libertarians, is that we live in a free market world. That the market is free and dominated by freely exchanging actors seems a given. Every “market failure” is commonly seen as a market flaw that needs be corrected by the action…
The Weekly Abolitionist: Prisons and Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs, or people who are alert to profit opportunities and act in order to obtain profits for themselves, exist in all societies. But the profit opportunities they seek will vary. Some entrepreneurs may seek to profit by providing consumers with goods they value, such as pizza or beer. Others may attempt to profit by seeking…
Worst Corporate Welfare Criticism Ever
Right-libertarians are routinely awful on economic issues, acting as though big business were — in Ayn Rand’s famous phrase — “a persecuted minority.” But leave it to someone at the Cato Institute to write a column attacking corporate welfare on the grounds that it victimizes the recipients! That’s literally the title: “Corporate Welfare Harms Corporations”…
Prisons and Primitive Accumulation
One important point my colleague Kevin Carson has emphasized repeatedly is that the prevailing labor relations in our society are not just a natural outgrowth of voluntary exchanges in a free market. Instead, they have resulted from pervasive state intervention that constrains the options of workers, thus leaving them in a worse position to bargain…
Left-Wing Critiques of Mason — Techno-Utopianism, Counterfeit and Real
Download a PDF copy of Kevin Carson’s full C4SS Study: Center for a Stateless Society Paper No. 20 (Spring 2016) Techno-Utopianism, Counterfeit and Real (With Special Regard to Paul Mason’s Post-Capitalism) I. Capitalist Techno-Utopianism from Daniel Bell On II. Categories of Leftist Techno-Utopianism III. Other Non-Capitalist Techno-Utopianisms John Holloway Michel Bauwens Accelerationism IV. Analysis: Comparison of the…
Paul Mason — Techno-Utopianism, Counterfeit and Real
Download a PDF copy of Kevin Carson’s full C4SS Study: Center for a Stateless Society Paper No. 20 (Spring 2016) Techno-Utopianism, Counterfeit and Real (With Special Regard to Paul Mason’s Post-Capitalism) I. Capitalist Techno-Utopianism from Daniel Bell On II. Categories of Leftist Techno-Utopianism III. Other Non-Capitalist Techno-Utopianisms John Holloway Michel Bauwens Accelerationism IV. Analysis: Comparison of the…
Areas of commonality — Techno-Utopianism, Counterfeit and Real
Download a PDF copy of Kevin Carson’s full C4SS Study: Center for a Stateless Society Paper No. 20 (Spring 2016) Techno-Utopianism, Counterfeit and Real (With Special Regard to Paul Mason’s Post-Capitalism) I. Capitalist Techno-Utopianism from Daniel Bell On II. Categories of Leftist Techno-Utopianism III. Other Non-Capitalist Techno-Utopianisms John Holloway Michel Bauwens Accelerationism IV. Analysis: Comparison of the…
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