Month: February 2015

Who’s Going to Do the Footwork?

A highly relevant observation from “Kubrick Guy” at the Libertarian Alliance. “Where Libertarianism is going wrong IMHO, is that we have many discussing the finer theoretical, economic, academic and philosophical aspects of Libertarianism and few people actually politically active prepared to engage with the electorate, knock on doors […]

Communist Presidents of the US

In case anyone doesn’t know, this quote is from President Eisenhower. So was Joe McCarthy correct when he accused Ike of being a pawn in the Communist Conspiracy? What turds the Republicans have become under the combined leadership of the arch-imperialist/Israel-first neoconservatives and the militarist/corporatist “movement conservative” ideologues. […]

The Libertarian Stuff: Anarchy

An interesting critique of anarchism. It’s important for ideologues and ideological writers to fairly acknowledge or confront weaknesses in their own positions. Btw. TheRightStuff.Biz has a lot of interested, irreverent commentary that’s well worth checking out. By Ghoul TheRightStuff.Biz Let’s talk about anarchy for a moment. Which kind […]

How ISIS Plans to Sack Rome

PJMedia.Com An ISIS e-book on how to accomplish their caliphate goal of sacking Rome stresses enlisting “the Islamic State’s secret weapon = secret white converts” to take on Italy. Much of the book, “Black Flags from Rome,” is dedicated to laying out a case for why Muslims in […]

The Stark Truth: Robert Stark interviews Keith Preston about Pan-Secessionist Meta Politics

Robert Stark interviews Keith Preston about Pan-Secessionist Meta Politics Topics include: Keith’s Essay Taking the ATS Philosophy and Strategy to the Next Level: Building the Pan-Secessionist Meta-Party How a Pan-Secessionist Meta Party would be based practical goals toward decentralization as opposed to ideology The barriers to bringing together different […]

Breaking Away: The Case for Secession

Video from the Mises Institute’s recent conference on secession. Secession and Liberty January 24, 2015 Ron Paul Read more Secession is Libertarian January 24, 2015 Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Read more Secession: The Reasonable Option Everyone Resists January 24, 2015 Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Secession: The American Tradition […]

What ISIS Really Wants

A good article on ISIS, its ideology, and objectives. By Graeme Wood The Atlantic The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means […]

A Critique of the State of Libertarianism

Some thoughts I originally posted in an online discussion concerning the various libertarian by-ways” There’s a big rivalry right now between the paleolibertarians, left-libertarians and “mainstream” LP/Cato/Reason type libertarians. The paleos and the leftists view the latter tendencies as establishment brown-nosers, and the mainstreamers view the radicals as […]

The End of Libertarians

By Kevin Carson Center for a Stateless Society One of the grievances of the so-called GamerGate movement last August was an article by Dan Golding titled “The End of Gamers” (August 28, 2014). The title referred, not to the literal extinction of gamers as individuals, but of the […]

Lessons in Liberty: Left-Libertarianism

The big question that divides socialists and free marketers concerns the nature of markets themselves. Are markets merely a means to peaceful cooperation and exchange between human beings? Or do markets merely involve predatory competition between self-interested individuals seeking to maximize profitability at all costs? My answer: Obviously […]

Mondragón and the System Problem

By Gar Alperovitz and Thomas M. Hanna Truthout As America moves more deeply into its growing systemic crisis, it is becoming increasingly important for activists and theorists to distinguish clearly between important projects and “institutional elements,” on the one hand, and systemic change and systemic design, on the […]

A New Revolution in Australia

By Silvia Boarini Al Jazeera Native Australians demonstrate for their rights [Al Jazeera] Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders activists hope 2014 will be remembered as the year they said: “Enough is enough.” Rosalie Kunoth-Monks has no doubt about it. “We are under assault,” she tells Al Jazeera. […]

Halal & Hypocrisy XII: Vive la Dissonance!

On the 7th of January, three Islamic gunmen stormed the offices of left-wing satirical mag Charlie Hebdo, killing eleven staff members in the ensuing bullet shower. The magazine had previously made an international name for itself by printing the Mohammed cartoons of 2006, and continuing to satirise Islam […]