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Osservatorio del Libertarismo Volgare
Prima parte Di Kevin Carson. Articolo pubblicato originariamente su Mutualist Blog: Free Market Anti-Capitalism, 11 gennaio 2005. Pubblicato su C4SS il 17 dicembre 2012 con il titolo Vulgar Libertarianism Watch. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Non appena ho pensato di aprire un blog, mi è venuta l’idea di scrivere una rubrica chiamata “Osservatorio del Libertarismo Volgare”,…
La Vergogna dei Minorenni in Carcere
Di Ryan Calhoun. Originale pubblicato il 31 gennaio 2016 con il titolo End Youth Imprisonment Now. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. La settimana scorsa Obama ha messo fine all’isolamento per i minorenni rinchiusi nelle carceri federali. In un editoriale in cui annunciava una serie di atti esecutivi, il presidente cita i danni psichici causati dall’isolamento ai…
Disuguaglianza Come Gioco a Somma Zero
Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato l’undici febbraio 2016 con il titolo Inequality is a Zero-Sum Game. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. In un recente commento (“Economic Inequality”, gennaio 2016), l’investitore Paul Graham difende la disuguaglianza dicendo che non è necessariamente il risultato di un gioco a somma zero. Solitamente non lo è, dice. E accusa “gli…
Ai Tossicodipendenti non Serve il Controllo Statale
Di T. J. Scholl. Originale pubblicato il 26 febbraio 2016 con il titolo Drug Users Do Not Require State Supervision. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. I centri per il consumo controllato non sono un fenomeno nuovo. Sono luoghi designati dallo stato, diffusi in Europa da oltre vent’anni, in cui i tossicodipendenti possono iniettarsi sostanze stupefacenti legalmente…
Trump Assume il Comando della Chiesa Americana
[Di Sheldon Richman. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 4 marzo 2017 con il titolo Trump Assumes Command of the American Church. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Come Trump ha dimostrato nel suo primo discorso al Congresso, per quanto spregevole, un governante può sempre mettere sull’attenti un’assemblea politica e disarmare qualche critico semplicemente…
Trump Assumes Command of the American Church
As Donald Trump demonstrated in his first address to Congress, no matter how loathsome a ruler may be, he can bring an assembly of politicians to its feet and disarm some critics simply by invoking the quasi-secular faith — Americanism — and eulogizing the latest uniformed war-state employee to sacrifice his life for it. Trump has…
Contro Tutte le Nazioni e le Frontiere
[Di Charles Johnson. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 15 ottobre 2013 con il titolo Against All Nations and Borders. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Il libertarismo non ha niente a che vedere con gli interessi nazionali. Riguarda la libertà individuale. La libertà di vivere la propria vita, cercare il proprio benessere, andare…
Scuola dell’Obbligo Prigione per Bimbi Innocenti
[Di Enrico Sanna. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 4 ottobre 2016 con il titolo Compulsory Education is Jail for Innocents Kids. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Recentemente, il Guardian ha pubblicato un triste articolo su una bambina di una scuola elementare pubblica di Milano. All’ora di pranzo, il preside della scuola ha…
Compulsory Education is Jail for Innocent Kids
Recently, the Guardian reported a grim story about a pupil in an elementary public school in the city of Milan, Italy. At lunchtime, the school principal took the pupil from the cafeteria and forced her to eat her lunch in the classroom, alone and away from her mates. Why? Because she had been caught red-handed. She…
Perché gli “Adulti nella Stanza” Sono Così Odiosi?
[Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 14 settembre 2016 con il titolo Why Are the “Adults in the Room” So Awful? Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] È normale sentire centristi che, opponendosi agli “estremisti di destra e sinistra”, si definiscono “adulti razionali” in grado di fare un compromesso e concludere…
America’s Counter-Revolution: The Constitution Revisited
“America’s Counter-Revolution: The Constitution Revisited” by Sheldon Richman. 2016.   The American abolitionist, and pioneering individualist anarchist Lysander Spooner once wrote of the US Constitution “…this much is certain – that it has either authorized such a government as we have had, or has been powerless to prevent it. In either case it is unfit…
Indigenous Policy and Genocide in Brazil
The following practices determine whether a state activity can be categorized as genocide according to the United Nation’s Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide: (a) Killing members of the group; (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; (c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of…
The Weekly Abolitionist: Prisons and Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs, or people who are alert to profit opportunities and act in order to obtain profits for themselves, exist in all societies. But the profit opportunities they seek will vary. Some entrepreneurs may seek to profit by providing consumers with goods they value, such as pizza or beer. Others may attempt to profit by seeking…
Support C4SS with a Copy of “The Desktop Regulatory State”
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 Kevin Carson’s “The Desktop Regulatory State” that you purchase through the Distro, C4SS will receive a percentage. Support C4SS with Kevin Carson’s “The Desktop Regulatory State“. $15.00 for…
The Rise and Fall of the Workers’ Party
The next few hours are going to define how Dilma Rousseff will leave office (the later vote in the Senate, if called upon, will be pro forma), but the rule of the Workers’ Party in Brazil undoubtedly has come to an end. The result of impeachment vote is of little importance: we already know that…
Brazil’s Media was Always Pro-Government
The repeated denunciations of the “coup media,” which supposedly favors the impeachment (a “coup,” in the government’s supporters language), is interesting because it shows how short everyone’s memories are (“Novos discursos, o mesmo golpismo“, Carta Capital, April 4; “Deputado Paulo Pimenta publica roteiro de golpe jurídico-midiático em 13 passos“, Jornal do Brasil, March 25). Nobody…
My Anarchist Take on the Panama Papers
The release of the Panama Papers last weekend — a paper trail of eleven million leaked documents from the Mossack Fonseca global law firm — shows how major global banks move assets of billionaire capitalists and major political figures offshore to protect them from taxation. The revelation has stirred up a political hornets’ nest all…
America’s Counter-Revolution: The Constitution Revisited
America’s Counter-Revolution: The Constitution Revisited Authored by Sheldon Richman Foreword by Jeffrey A. Tucker This book challenges the assumption that the Constitution was a landmark in the struggle for liberty. Instead, Sheldon Richman argues, it was the product of a counter-revolution, a setback for the radicalism represented by America’s break with the British empire. Drawing…
The Media and the Corporate State
In an interview with Cenk Uygur March 23, Bernie Sanders noted, “The media is an arm of the ruling class of this country,” going on to point out its concentrated corporate ownership (for example, Disney’s ownership of ABC, Comcast’s of NBC, etc). This corporate media have a vested interest in not covering real news in…
The Tohono O’odham Nation: A Case for Sovereignty
The border that separates the United States and Mexico has been the cause of many controversies and constant violence. When a wall of separation is created to notify where a certain territory begins and ends, whether they oppose each other or not, there are bound to be complications. One group that is literally in the…
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