Tag: libertarianism
Karl Hess: A Life on the (Right) Left (and Right)
    Karl Hess: A Life on the (Right) Left (and Right) Introduction. Focus of This Paper Over the past decade or more, I’ve done a considerable number of C4SS studies on particular anarchist thinkers. Since my formal titles at Center for a Stateless Society include Karl Hess Chair of Social Theory, it’s probably well…
NEW! The Long Library, Episode 1: 10 Objections to Anarchism
We’re excited to release this first episode of a new C4SS podcast with both audio and video versions, hosted by Cory Massimino!! The Long Library  Roderick Long is a C4SS Senior Fellow, philosopher, writer, anarchist theorist, and one of the most interesting people I’ve ever met. The Long Library is a monthly series dedicated to…
Libertarianisme Bukan Hanya Sekedar Anti-Negaraisme
Oleh: Cory Massimino. Teks aslinya berjudul “Libertarianism is More than Anti-Statism.” Diterjemahkan ke dalam Bahasa Indonesia oleh Iman Amirullah. Ada perpecahan besar diantara para libertarian mengenai hubungan antara komitmen kuat kami pada anti-negaraisme dan prinsip-prinsip lainnya yang mungkin kita pegang terkait isu-isu sosial dan budaya. Pembedaan ini merupakan dikotomi yang salah. Sederhananya, kaum libertarian menganut…
Il Doppio Taglio delle Armi Personali
Di Trevor Hauge. Originale: The Duality of Private Gun Ownership, del 21 luglio 2023. Traduzione italiana di Enrico Sanna. Voglio essere chiaro. Sono tra i sostenitori del possesso personale delle armi perché, da anarchico, credo che sia utile che la popolazione possa, all’occorrenza, opporsi al monopolio della forza statale. Ciononostante, sono molto critico verso la…
The Duality of Private Gun Ownership
I’ll keep this short. I count myself among the defenders of private gun ownership, because I am an anarchist and I see utility in having a population that can challenge the state monopoly on violence if needed. Despite this, I am highly critical of right wing gun culture and it’s simple manichean narratives that cast…
I, Pencil Revisited
  Introduction There is probably no libertarian polemic more widely distributed and more familiar, or held in higher esteem, than “I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read.” It originally appeared in the December 1958 issue of The Freeman. It has since been circulated as a pamphlet by the Foundation for Economic…
The Red-Brown-Yellow Alliance: Making Anti-War “Great” Again
A Rally Against Resistance Firstly, I’d like to give my thanks to Dennis Morgan at Counterpunch for stating succinctly the exact fundamental problem with the “Rage Against the War Machine” rally that took place on February 19th, 2023. In Dennis’ own words, “We have to demand that the supply of weapons shipped to Ukraine stop…
Introducing Lucy and Cory’s Anti-Power Hour!
Welcome to the inaugural episode of Lucy and Cory’s Anti-Power Hour! This is a new show over at Non Serviam Media where C4SS contributors Lucy Steigerwald and Cory Massimino get together to discuss anything they want—probably politics, ethics, ideology, pop culture, world events, and more. Listen below to the first installment of this new program,…
Apa itu “Libertarian Kiri?”
Oleh: Jason Lee Byas. Teks aslinya berjudul “What Is “Left-Libertarianism?”” Diterjemahkan oleh Iman Amirullah. Apa itu “libertarian kiri?” Istilah tersebut (seperti yang digunakan disini) merujuk pada arus tradisi bawah tanah  yang secara bersamaan bersifat libertarian radikal sekaligus radikal kiri. Ini melingkupi elemen-elemen liberalisme Inggris yang paling radikal (seperti Thomas Hodgskin dan tulisan-tulisan awal Herbert Spencer),…
“Il Dilemma Libertario” di Karl Widerquist
Di Uri Strauss. Originale pubblicato il 21 dicembre 2022 con il titolo Karl Widerquist’s “A Dilemma for Libertarianism”. Tradotto in italiano da Enrico Sanna. “A Dilemma for Libertarianism” (il dilemma libertario, ndt) di Karl Widerquist, un saggio che merita di essere letto, sottolinea una contraddizione propria del libertarismo sostenitore dei diritti naturali, che è un…
Karl Widerquist’s “A Dilemma for Libertarianism”
Karl Widerquist’s “A Dilemma for Libertarianism” deserves to be better known. It exposes a contradiction in natural rights libertarianism, a set of principles held by those who seek to build a capitalist political philosophy on the basis of property rights.  These principles typically include: That individuals can legitimately own property if the property was justly…
The Enragés: Know Thine Enemy with Cathy Reisenwitz
On the 21st installment of The Enragés, host Eric Fleischmann was joined by Cathy Reisenwitz (@CathyReisenwitz) to discuss her 2014 article Know Thine Enemy: Political Ignorance and Libertarianism (https://c4ss.org/content/28154).  Cathy Reisenwitz runs the Sex and the State newsletter on Substack and has bylines in TechCrunch, The Week, VICE, Daily Beast, and other fine publications. Support…
Sociedades de la Regla de Plata y de Oro
Por Michael S. Rozeff. Artículo original: Silver and Golden Rule Societies, del 20 de octubre de 2015. Traducido al español por Vince Cerberus. Introducción La violencia agresiva se opone a la libertad de acción. Este es un principio libertario central. Entonces, ¿qué vamos a hacer con los medios no violentos de controlar las creencias de un individuo,…
I Miti del Capitalismo
La Tragedia della Proprietà Privata e la Farsa della sua Difesa Saggio di Kevin Carson. Pubblicato originariamente il 19 agosto 2020. Titolo originale: Capitalist Nursery Fables: The Tragedy of Private Property, and the Farce of Its Defense. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Scarica qui la versione pdf Introduzione Da quando è comparsa la società di classe,…
Против иллиберализма
Jason Lee Byas, Combat Illiberalism. Перевод опубликован редакцией Нiгiлiст https://www.nihilist.li/2018/08/20/protiv-illiberalizma/. Уже прошло более 80 лет со дня написания впечатляющего для своего времени памфлета китайского диктатора Мао Цзедуна «Против либерализма». В этом коротком тексте Мао очерчивает одиннадцать проявлений либеральных взглядов в рамках иллиберального (нелиберального, антилиберального — такого, в котором ощущается нехватка базовых либеральных ценностей, — прим….
Bir Asırlık Problem: Anarko-Kapitalizm Bir Anarşizm Sayılabilir Mi?
Okumak üzere olduğunuz makale, Eric Fleischmann tarafından kaleme alınmış ’ye çevrilmiştir. 17 Mayıs 2022 tarihinde “The Age-Old Question: Is Anarcho-Capitalism Anarchism?” başlığı altında yayınlanmıştır. Anarko-kapitalizm de bir anarşizm türü müdür? Ben de dahil olmak üzere her türden anarşistin yankı yapacak cevabı tabii ki de hayır olacaktır. Tartışma sürekli gündemede ama anarşizm olmadığını iddia ediyorsak şu…
Las limitaciones del contra-elitismo
De Spooky. Artículo original: The Limitations of Contra-Elitism, publicado el 31 de mayo de 2022. Traducido al español por Vince Cerberus. El 21 de mayo de 2021, el Centro publicó un artículo de Andrew Kemle titulado “Libertarianism vs Psychopathic Dumbfuckery”. El artículo analiza el papel activo de Rand Paul en la campaña de desinformación en curso contra…
Questione Annosa: l’anarco-capitalismo è anarchismo?
Di Eric Fleischmann. Originale pubblicato il 17 maggio 2022 con il titolo The Age-Old Question: Is Anarcho-Capitalism Anarchism? Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. L’anarco-capitalismo è anarchismo? Anarchici di ogni sfumatura, compreso io, urlano: NO! Il dibattito infuria. Due le questioni: perché no? e: cos’è allora l’anarchismo? Le mie risposte: perché non soddisfa i requisiti dell’anarchismo, e…
La vieja pregunta: ¿El anarcocapitalismo es anarquismo?
De Eric Fleischmann. Artículo original publicado el 17 de mayo de 2022 con título The Age-Old Question: Is Anarcho-Capitalism Anarchism? Traducción al español de Vince Cerberus. ¿Es el anarcocapitalismo una forma de anarquismo? El grito resonante de los anarquistas de todas las tendencias, incluido yo mismo, es ¡NO! El debate continúa, pero esta afirmación plantea…
The Limitations of Contra-Elitism
On May 21st, 2021, the Center published a piece by Andrew Kemle titled “Libertarianism vs Psychopathic Dumbfuckery.” The article discusses Rand Paul’s active role in the ongoing disinformation campaign against vaccination and COVID response more generally, focusing specifically on his promotion of conspiracies blaming eminent immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci and the U.S. government for “creating…
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