Tag: Murray Rothbard
Laurance Labadie’s “Comments on S.E. Parker”
Comments on S.E. Parker Re article by Sid Parker Mr. Parker totally misapprehends the meaning of the economics of liberty or anarchy. He can hardly evade the charge of being remiss, nor gloss over what may be his own ignorance, by attributing the words “panacea” and “system” to the insistence of individualist anarchists that equitable…
Laurance Labadie’s “Anarchy and Law”
Anarchy and Law Clarity, definiteness, and specificity are desired for the enhancement of understanding. But anarchism as a social philosophy suffers from the handicap of not being an affirmative theory about the activities of humans. It is rather a negative philosophy in the sense that it tries to ascertain what is invasive of the maximum…
Meet the Hosts: Cory Massimino & Alex McHugh
This year, C4SS Fellow Cory Massimino joins Alex McHugh as a host for Mutual Exchange Radio. For this first episode of the season, we sat down together to talk about intellectual influences, the upcoming podcast season, and C4SS’s forthcoming Mutual Exchange Symposium on Egoism and Anarchism. See the Mutual Exchange Symposium here starting Tuesday, Feb….
“El problema del dinero a la luz de la libertad” de Laurance Labadie
De Eric Fleischmann. Artículo original: Laurance Labadie’s “The Money Problem In the Light of Liberty” del 12 de enero de 2022. Traducido al español por Camila Figueroa. El problema del dinero a la luz de la libertad Muchas personas reflexivas son cada vez más conscientes de que las depresiones industriales son causadas principalmente por un…
Laurance Labadie’s “The Money Problem In the Light of Liberty”
The Money Problem In the Light of Liberty Many thoughtful people are more and more aware that industrial depressions are caused chiefly by faulty control of money and credit. Most “reformers,” or those who recommend measures to remedy this, turn to government for issue and control of money. It is my purpose here to briefly…
Mutual Exchange Radio: Gus diZerega on Democracy as a Spontaneous Order
In this episode of MER, Alex McHugh interview Gus diZerega on his work around democracy as a spontaneous order. Gus is a retired professor with a Ph.D in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He is now an independent scholar and has been involved in an ongoing back and forth on libertarianism with…
The Real Threat of Sectarianism
In a recent interview, economist Bryan Caplan gave his usual right-libertarian spiel about the wonders of the free labor market (something that definitely exists under capitalism), complete with a bizarre praise of entrepreneurial schemes like Uber mixed with his own particular enthusiasm for open borders. At one point he’s asked to comment on Hans-Hermann Hoppe…
Il Nazionalismo Nero di Murray Rothbard
Di Thomas J. Webb. Originale pubblicato il 4 settembre 2018 con il titolo Murray Rothbard’s Black Nationalism. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Il ruolo di primo piano di Rothbard nel formare il carattere del movimento libertario americano è innegabile. Agli inizi il movimento era formato da poche persone che, come in un villaggio, si conoscevano tutte…
Murray Rothbard’s Black Nationalism
Rothbard’s role in shaping the character of the American libertarian movement cannot be overstated. In the early years, the movement was made up of a small number of individuals and, like a small town, everybody knew each other. The rapid expansion since then gave rise to a founder effect. The particular idiosyncrasies of our founding fathers…
“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…
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…
Out of the Streets, Into the Community
Out of the Streets, Into the Community A Review of Karl Hess’s Community Technology Introduction: Who was Karl Hess? Karl Hess isn’t someone who’s often talked about or recognized in the modern day libertarian movement. And contrary to other forgotten figures in history, Hess has been forgotten in spite of his accomplishments, not because of them….
Natural Law, or Don’t Put a Rubber on Your Willy
The laws of God, the laws of Man, He may keep who will, and can; Not I: let God and man decree Laws for themselves and not for me. –A.E. Housman Political Myth and Self-Hypnosis A rose by any other name Would never, never smell the same And cunning is the nose that knows An…
Blake’s Police Encounter Highlights Imbalance of Power
Retired black tennis star James Blake, on his way to the 2015 US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York, had an unpleasant surprise waiting for him outside of his hotel last week. Upon exiting the hotel, he was attacked and brutally slammed to the ground by a large white man. The assailant turned out…
Karl Hess on Anarcho-Capitalism
As you may know, I’ve got some opinions about capitalism, and about the idea of “anarcho-capitalism.” I think that anarcho-capitalism is an incoherent goal, and in some ways destructive in practice. Not because I’ve got a problem with property, money, competition or market exchange, but because I think the conflation of these market forms with…
A doutrina Spooner-Tucker: a opinião de um economista
Primeiramente, devo afirmar minha convicção de que Lysander Spooner e Benjamin R. Tucker foram inigualáveis como filósofos políticos e que nada é mais necessário hoje em dia que um renascimento e um desenvolvimento de seu legado esquecido para a filosofia política. Na metade do século 19, a doutrina individualista libertária havia chegado a um ponto…
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…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 86
Eric Draister discusses whether the war in Syria has become a regional war. Donald J. Bourdreaux discusses freedom’s instrinsic value. Sheldon Richman discusses abolishing special ops. Steven Horowitz discusses socialism as war and war as socialism. Walter Olson discusses truancy laws. Gregory A. Daddis discusses America’s addiction to war and fear of peace. John Wight…
Q: What do Individualist Anarchists Think of An Anarchist FAQ?
McKay, Iain, 2008 An Anarchist FAQ, Section G: Is Individualist Anarchism Capitalistic? Anarchist Writers, accessed 25 May 2015, McKay, Iain (2012) An Anarchist FAQ: Volume 2 (AK Press) Section G: Is Individualist Anarchism Capitalistic?,   The Anarchist FAQ Collective’s “Anarchist FAQ“ is a massive work, which has been constantly maintained and updated since 1996. The FAQ gives very…
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