Sheldon Richman: Swartz was a passionate champion of technology’s power to liberate and democratize. He vowed to fight anything which threatened that potential. This offended powerful vested interests.
Knapp: La única esperanza de las viejas compañías de medios es renunciar a sus fallidos monopolios y redes de extorsión creados por el estado, y aprender de una vez por todas como generar beneficios a través del intercambio voluntario.
Knapp: The old media companies’ only chance of survival is to give up their failed state-created monopolies and protection rackets, and figure out how to generate profits through voluntary trade instead.
Gary Chartier: Buchanan thought of himself as a classical liberal and an Austrian economist — but neither a leftist nor an anarchist. But that doesn’t mean left-wing market anarchists don’t have important lessons to learn from him …
Thomas L. Knapp: I’ll miss Gore Vidal. And I’ll remain thankful that so many of his insights are immortalized in print.
Ostrom’s work was absolutely integral to my own development as both an academic, and a member of humanity.