Tag: David Ricardo
Occupancy-and-Use Reflects Moral Imperatives
Occupancy-and-Use Reflects Moral Imperatives …Implied by Land’s Unique Scarcity, Kevin Carson responds to Jason Byas Jason starts out by accepting my blurred lines between Lockeanism and occupancy-and-use, and agreeing that the difference between them is largely a matter of degree: Non-Proviso Lockeanism is just occupancy-and-use with a higher threshold for constructive abandonment. And the proper…
If You Can’t Knock Down Left-Libertarianism, Knock Down Straw
Somehow left-libertarianism (or at least my article “What Is Left-Libertarianism?” Center for a Stateless Society, June 15, 2014) has come to the attention of Heather Johnson, a Libertarian candidate for Senate in Minnesota. And not in a good way. “Left-libertarianism,” she says on her Facebook page, “is as much bull***t as right-libertarianism,” because it “violates……
Rothbard contra a síntese marshalliana
Murray Rothbard rejeitou fortemente essa tentativa marshalliana de sintetizar as inovações marginalistas com o legado de David Ricardo. Com isso, rejeitava a tentativa de sintetizar o trabalho e a espera como elementos do “custo real”. Para entender por quê, devemos começar com a distinção de Rothbard entre a avaliação de ações ex ante e ex…
A síntese marshalliana
Alfred Marshall, fundador da chamada escola neoclássica de economia, também foi o primeiro importante economista a tentar uma reconciliação das ideias de David Ricardo com os marginalistas. Seguidor da escola Senior-Longfield pela interpretação de Mill, Marshall tratava a “abstinência” do capital (ou “espera) como outra forma de desutilidade como a do trabalho. Assim, ele fundiu…
Interacting in a Common World: A Reply to Wolfi Landstreicher
Wolfi Landstreicher. “Anarchy on the Market? A critical look at Kevin Carson’s Studies in Mutualist Political Economy” Modern Slavery 2 (Fall-Winter 2012/2013). Landstreicher begins with a critique of my approach in defending the labor theory of value in terms of Ludwig von Mises’s a priorism: But what if someone doesn’t accept the a priori assumption that there…
The Right Didn’t Steal Our Future — We Gave It Away
A persistent theme in popular culture, when it comes to issues of technological progress and the future, is that the super-rich will be the main beneficiaries of new technology. Billionaires with artificially augmented lifespans will retreat into their gated communities and anarcho-capitalist enclaves; the rest of us will live lives nasty, brutish and short, subject…
The Anatomy of Escape
Fighting Fascism
Markets Not Capitalism
Free Markets & Capitalism?
Organization Theory
Conscience of an Anarchist