Tag: Lysander Spooner
The Weekly Abolitionist: Lysander Spooner’s Legacy for the 21st Century
Last week I had the great pleasure of attending the Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) annual conference. I saw many excellent presentations, including Ed Stringham’s talk on anarchism, Abigail Hall presenting a paper on how foreign wars bring repression home, David Skarbek discussing prison gangs as self-governing institutions that facilitate market exchange, Brian Meehan…
A Market For Sabotage
In the 19th and early 20th century, anarchism was in many ways making strides into mainstream culture and thought. It was not through theory that this occurred, but rather through immediate expressions of one’s autonomy. This revolutionary method was known as direct action. Direct action emphasizes the right or duty of each individual to insist on the…
The Libertarian Road to Egalitarianism on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents David S. D’Amato‘s “The Libertarian Road to Egalitarianism” read by James Tuttle and edited by Nick Ford. But we needn’t regard inequality as a weak point in our arguments for economic freedom, or as an issue on which we simply cannot win. Existing economic relations are not the product of freedom of exchange or…
Promotores contra Democracia
Em Washington, D.C., o ativista James Babb, da Associação do Júri Plenamente Informado, colocou cartazes informativos nas estações de metrô perto dos tribunais. Esses cartazes informam os passantes acerca da nulificação pelo júri, o velho direito dos jurados de julgarem tanto os fatos quanto a lei. Essa doutrina tem longa e venerável história; o direito dos júris…
Prosecutors vs. Democracy
In Washington, D.C., Fully Informed Jury Association activist James Babb has placed informative billboards at Metro stations near the courts. These billboards tell passersby about jury nullification, the ancient right of jurors to judge both the facts and the law. The doctrine has a long and venerable history; the right of juries to ignore the law…
Sheldon Richman – From Articles of Confederation to Constitution
C4SS Senior Fellow and Trustee Chair, Sheldon Richman, speaks at the University of Oklahoma on Constitution Day. He posits that perhaps the Articles of Confederation were the altogether superior document. Q and A with $5 worth of prognostication:  
Lysander Spooner On The National Debt
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says if Congress doesn’t raise the debt ceiling — or, as I call it, the debt sky, because apparently the sky is the limit — the government won’t be able to pay all its bills starting October 17. The Congressional Budget Office says that dire condition won’t set in until sometime between October 22…
Support C4SS with Lysander Spooner’s “NO TREASON”
C4SS has teamed up with the Distro of the Libertarian Left. The Distro produces and distribute zines and booklets on anarchism, market anarchist theory, counter-economics, and other movements for liberation. For every copy of Lysander Spooner’s “NO TREASON” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage. Support C4SS with Lysander Spooner’s “NO TREASON”. $2.00 for the first copy. $1.50 for every…
C4SS, Lysander Spooner and The Shoulders of Giants.
Interview: Gary Chartier recently participated in an extensive interview with James Corbett of The Corbett Report.
Lysander Spooner Turns 205
Individualist anarchist, guerrilla abolitionist, insurgent against state monopolies, anti-constitutional legal scholar… Happy Birthday Lysander Spooner!
Support C4SS with Lysander Spooner’s “A Plan for the Abolition of Slavery”
For every copy of Lysander Spooner’s “A Plan for the Abolition of Slavery” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage.
Support C4SS with Lysander Spooner’s “Vices Are Not Crimes”
For every copy of Lysander Spooner’s “Vices Are Not Crimes” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage.
Support C4SS with Lysander Spooner’s “Letters to Thomas F. Bayard”
For every copy of Lysander Spooner’s “Letters to Thomas F. Bayard” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage.
Rolling Back Prices at the Paris Metro
Darian Worden on competing with government monopolies.
Free Markets & Capitalism?
Markets Not Capitalism
Organization Theory
Conscience of an Anarchist