Tag: dialectics
On the Labor Theory(s) of Value
The labor theory of value or LTV is, according to Wikipedia, “a theory of value that argues that the economic value of a good or service is determined by the total amount of ‘socially necessary labor’ required to produce it.” This theory of value was popular among early liberal economists like Adam Smith and David…
Historical Materialism: A Brief Overview and Left-Libertarian Reinterpretation
 View or download a PDF copy of Eric Fleischmann’s C4SS Study here: Historical Materialism: A Brief Overview and Left-Libertarian Reinterpretation Introduction One of the most famous theories forwarded by Karl Marx is that of historical materialism—although Marx himself apparently never used that exact term in his work [1]. To put it succinctly, Merriam-Webster defines…
Mercado, Estado y anarquía: Una perspectiva dialéctica de izquierda-libertaria
De Ryan Neugebauer. Título original: Market, State, and Anarchy: A Dialectical Left-Libertarian Perspective, del 25 de abril de 2022. Traducido al español por Camila Figueroa. Prefacio Este artículo se compuso originalmente como una serie de posts en Facebook; precedí mi serie con la advertencia: “No me sirve de nada estar en el club de fans…
Market, State, and Anarchy: A Dialectical Left-Libertarian Perspective
Preface  This article was originally composed as a series of posts on Facebook; I prefaced my series with the warning: “I have no use for being in anyone’s fan club, whether the U.S. libertarian/classical liberal communities, the Democratic Party, or Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).” My critique extends as well to anarchism, offering a more…
A Dialectical Rand for an Egoist Anarchism
I wanted to thank Cory Massimino for inviting me to submit a few thoughts on the topic of this important C4SS MES exploring the interrelationships between anarchism and egoism. Given the broad areas highlighted for conversation, I’d like to focus briefly on these two topics: What does egoism have to say about intersectional approaches in…
Anarchy and Democracy
Fighting Fascism
Markets Not Capitalism
The Anatomy of Escape
Organization Theory