Posts Tagged ‘Marxism’

In response to Professor Walter Block’s response to the ‘anti-capitalist’ proponents of free markets.

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Brad Spangler disscusses “the case for understanding free market anarchism as ‘socialism‘ and the status quo we oppose as ‘capitalism‘”. (more…)

The Isocracy Network interviews Mr. Carson on the theory and practice of mutualism, worker self-management, anarchist thinkers and his critics.

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) played an integral role in further defining libertarian philosophy, but even more as an uncompromising activist against statist economics and the beginning of the warfare Empire. She laid the roots for a rational feminist movement when women were not accepted as capable of being anywhere near rational. Her writings and life show us that she never took an institution asserting authority as self-justifying. She was the person Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of President William McKinley, said inspired him to do so.

Known as an ‘anarcha-feminist’ to many, an advocate for liberty, reason, individualism, mutual cooperation, homesteading, atheism, free speech, female emancipation, sexual freedom, birth control, morally just insurrection, against politics, politicians, and the conscription of the working class on behalf of the oligarchs. A Russian immigrant exiled from the U.S. after three decades of life for her opposition to U.S. involvement in World War I. With her flaws, she’s one of the relatively few true heroes (heroines) in a U.S. history full of villains.

Part One: “Arriving in America” (9:26):

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The late-Prof. Murray Rothbard speaks at the 1989 Michigan Libertarian Party Convention with a Q&A session on politics, the savings and loan bailout of the 80’s, the criminal nature of the banking industry, insider trading, the corporate elite, and even swine flu (1:20:00):

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Libertarian scholar Roderick T. Long discusses the non-aggression principle, left-libertarianism, racism, class consciousness, and Marx (56:41):

http://dc160.4shared.com/download/121156429/4df8c969/_Non-Aggression_and_Class_Consciousn.mp3?tsid=20090727-233237-81eea529

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Prof. Harvey  decscibes the hypocrisy of bailouts, the reality of the moral hazard of state intervention in so-called ‘free markets’, the role of social movements, the military industrial complex, in the framework of the need for brainstorming a nonprofit economy. (more…)

Brad Spangler’s response to a blog post on the real liberalism of libertarianism. (more…)

AntiWar Radio: Eric Margolis, author of American Raj: Liberation or Domination, discusses the contradictory U.S. policy of supporting Pakistan’s government while continuing drone airstrikes that foment popular rebellion, growing ranks of the Taliban, plans for a Caspian oil pipeline, India’s development of ICBM’s, and how Iran’s uranium enrichment is an assertion of technological and economic independence. (more…)

An interview with Prof. Chomsky in his office on a potpourri of subjects, centering on anarchism. (more…)