Tom Woods interviews Joshua Smith on the libertarian capitalist vs libertarian socialist conflict in the Libertarian Party. Listen here. Joshua Smith, who secured a spot on the Libertarian National Committee at the party’s recent convention, joins me to discuss the party’s present and future, the controversy with “libertarian […]
It’s interesting to see people from the Communist Left like Caleb Maupin and Jason Unruhe saying the things that I have been saying for 20 years, e.g. that progressive liberalism is simply the self-legitimating ideology of imperialism, that “social justice” activists are just middle class and college student […]
The liberal ruling classes circle the wages against revolts by the reactionary peasantry. Shades of the 19th century. By Paul Gottfried The American Conservative For several months, an alliance has been forming between the neoconservative American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the neoliberal Center for American Progress (CAP). It’s […]
An excellent piece of class/caste analysis from a Marxist/Maoist perspective. This is more or less what I have been saying for decades. Genuine Communists are always so refreshing when compared with the usual SJW/Antifa/IDPol/weenie Leftist types. Maoist Rebel News Editor: The following is a post that was written […]
By Panos Mourdoukoutas Forbes The reason China is in Africa is simple; to exploit the people and take their resources. It’s the same thing European colonists did during mercantile times, except worse. The corporations owned by the Chinese state are trying to turn Africa into another Chinese continent. […]
GOP Congressman Investigates Undisclosed Gold Market Intervention by China and the Exchange Stabilization Fund
Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV) Calls Out Fed & Treasury for Dodging Questions on Gold Activities Washington, DC (July 31, 2018) – A member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee is calling out the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury for dodging questions about their activities involving America’s gold […]
By Keith Preston Everyone knows that one of the principal grievances of the right-wing involves the substantial amount of immigration from Latin America to the United States that has taken place in recent decades. The commonly voiced concern is that the traditional “white” (Northern European) majority will lose […]
It’s Going Down Since the conclusion of our previous survey, two interesting events occurred in various Amazon facilities. In one instance, a fulfillment center was torched in the British Midlands. In another instance, coordinated strikes hit Amazon in Germany and Northern Italy. All of this preceded the holiday […]
By Sean Gabb According to a report on the BBC website, Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is the richest man in the world, with an alleged personal fortune of £113bn. The usual suspects have raised their arms in outrage at the news. Oxfam drew fresh attention to […]
Press TV. Listen here. US President Donald Trump’s aggressive trade policy with China and Europe is a “double-edged sword,” bolstering domestic manufacturing and narrowing the trade deficit while hitting the American consumer with rising prices, says an analyst. “Tariffs on imports have multiple economic effects and depending on […]
Lecture delivered by Wayne John Sturgeon at the second international conference of the National-Anarchist Movement, England, June 23, 2018. “Isn’t the world already At Peace and aren’t we The only warring faction?” -Crass Improvements made straight roads, but the crooked roads without improvement, are the roads of genius. […]
Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s ‘Sound Money Index,’ Which Was Just Released by the Sound Money Defense League
Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s ‘Sound Money Index,’ Which Was Just Released by the Sound Money Defense League The 2018 Sound Money Index is the first index of its kind, ranking all 50 states using 9 indicators to determine which states offer the most pro-sound money environment […]
Press TV. Listen here. The United States relies on the country’s military–industrial complex for manufacturing and factory employment, an American analyst in Virginia says. Maintaining the massive US arms industry is motivated not just by military purposes, but also for preserving American jobs and economic growth, said Keith […]
The Stark Truth. Listen here. Robert Stark joined with Cartrell Payne(aka The Adventure Kid) to discuss the YIMBY movement, the Alt-Center, and how those issues relate. Topics: California Senator Scott Wiener’s housing-transit measure Derailed […]
The Stark Truth. Listen here. Giovanni Dannato blogs at Colony of Commodus and is the author of APOSTASY and A Kingdom For the Introvert. Follow Giovanni on Twitter. Topics: Giovanni’s New Alt-Dissident Fantasy Fiction The theme of Heaven and Hell as an analogy for those who […]
In recent times, there has been a great deal of concentration on Russia as either the embodiment of evil, or as humankind’s last best hope. Russia is being portrayed by Democrats as the puppetmasters behind Trumpism, by the “antifascists” as the new headquarters of world fascism, and by […]
Apparently, this is what “progressive” government looks like under Justin Trudeau’s totalitarian humanist regime. By Justine Calma Grist.Org Canada is coughing up $3.5 billion to buy the floundering Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project from Kinder Morgan. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had vowed “to get that pipeline built,” but […]
By Kevin Carson Center for a Stateless Society Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams. Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work (London and New York: Verso, 2015, 2016). I approached this book with considerable eagerness and predisposed to like it. It belongs to a broad milieu of […]
What class relations really look like under Stalinism. By Michael J. Totten City-Journal Neill Blomkamp’s 2013 science-fiction film Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, takes place in Los Angeles, circa 2154. The wealthy have moved into an orbiting luxury satellite—the Elysium of the title—while the wretched majority of […]
By Neeva Parvini Quillette In analysing the political upheavals across Europe and America in the past several years, it has become customary to talk about ‘the elites’ and about ‘inequality’. This article will explore both concepts in political and socio-economic analysis, and posits that certain elites in the […]
By Samuel Miller-McDonald One of the central tenets of late-20th century consumer capitalism is the sanctity of the individual. Margaret Thatcher declared that “There’s no such thing as society, there are individual men and women.” Ayn Rand’s philosophy glamorized anti-social übermenschen who stand against everyone else. Friedrich von […]
Corporate welfare and imperialism are killing the US working class, says a Chinese billionaire. Russia Today Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 18, 2017 © Ruben Sprich / Reuters Chinese billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack […]
The new robber barons are upon us. 2018 is so 19th century. By Eric Posner and Glen Weyl New York Times The comedian Chris Rock once said, “If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.” Populist revolts throughout the world […]
I agree with this summary of the problem as far as US-China trade relations go, but I disagree that the solution is a return to retrograde 19th century mercantilism. The solution is to recognize that all forms of state interference in the economy have a net effect of […]
Washington, DC (April 25th, 2018) – A U.S. Representative posed several pointed questions to the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury this week as to their activities involving America’s gold, including, apparently, efforts to “drive gold out of the world financial systems in favor of the Federal Reserve […]
Senator Ted Cruz’s Bill to Remove the Inflation Tax from Capital Gains Addresses a Symptom but Not the Cause
Washington, DC (April 13, 2018) – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has just announced he will introduce a bill to end taxes on capital “gains” that are simply a result of inflation. Cruz’s inflation-indexing bill seeks to “expand economic growth and encourage more investment into the economy, helping […]
I agree with the author of this article that there’s likely no compromise in the Red/Blue tribal civil war, and that it will likely the Blue tribe that wins with the US increasingly becoming a one-party state under the Democrats. Although I don’t share his optimism about the […]
Some interesting observations from Troy Southgate on why the Left fails through co-optation, and why the Western world is drifting leftward culturally even as state-capitalism is tightening its grip. “The concluding paragraph in ‘Cultures of Post-War British Fascism’ (Routledge, 2015), by John E. Richardson of Loughborough University, in […]
The Ludwig von Mises Centre has established a new discussion board. A discussion of Modern Monetary Theory is already going on. Check it out here. This should be an opportunity for some interesting dialogue.
Breakthrough Sound Money Bill Becomes Law Today with Wide Support Cheyenne, Wyoming (March 14, 2018) – Sound money activists rejoiced as the Wyoming Legal Tender Act became law today. The bill restores constitutional, sound money in Wyoming. Backed by the Sound Money Defense League, Campaign for Liberty, Money Metals Exchange, […]
Congressman Criticizes U.S. Mint for “Disappointing and Concerning” Inaction on Counterfeit Precious Metals Coins
By J P Cortez U.S. Secret Service Also Frustrated with U.S. Mint’s “Lack of Supporting Action” Washington, DC (March 12, 2018) – Congressmen Alex Mooney (R-WV) criticized the United States Mint for its “disappointing and concerning” lack of awareness or action on the growing problem of high-quality counterfeits […]
By J P Cortez Cheyenne, Wyoming (March 7, 2018) – Following a 44-14 vote in the Wyoming House last week, the Wyoming State Senate today overwhelmingly approved a bill which helps restore constitutional, sound money in Wyoming. Wyoming Senators voted 25-5 to pass the Wyoming Legal Tender Act (House […]
By J P Cortez Cheyenne, Wyoming (February 27, 2018) – The Wyoming State House today overwhelmingly approved a bill which helps restore constitutional, sound money in Wyoming. State Representatives voted 44-14 to pass House Bill 103 sending the measure introduced by Representative Roy Edwards (R-Gillette) to the Senate for […]
By J P Cortez Boise, Idaho (February 12, 2018) – The Idaho State House today overwhelming approved a bill which helps restore constitutional, sound money in the Gem State. State representatives voted 60-9 to pass House Bill 449 sending the measure introduced by House Majority Leader Mike Moyle […]
Kudos to Chris Hedges. This is as good an analysis as I would ever expect from someone on the Left. This is a fairly straightforward Marxist analysis within a social democratic ideological framework. But he knows who the real enemy is. By Chris Hedges Truthdig
A big debate exists between “free market” conservatives and libertarians, and leftists, socialists, progressives, etc. over “Who is worse? Governments or corporations?” I am somewhere between the Marxists and the Libertarians on this. I agree with Libertarians that states have powers that private institutions typically do not have, […]
Swithun Dobson examines the nature of the British economy in the face of its constant interference by the UK government and the Bank of England.
Duncan Whitmore on how economic decentralisation contributes towards economic prosperity.
We are, I believe, at a turning point in history. I see a glimmer, the tiniest wee glimmer, of the ‘End of Socialism’. So what is socialism? At its core, it’s a religion of theft. And its God is ‘The State’. So what’s ‘The State’? Well, the state […]
San Fransisco California Aug 11, 2017 Lotta Moberg Researcher, Various
Startup Societies Summit San Francisco, California Aug 11, 2017 Galia Benartzi Co-Founder, Bancor
How can a struggling country break out of poverty if it’s trapped in a system of bad rules? Economist Paul Romer unveils a bold idea: “charter cities,” city-scale administrative zones governed by a coalition of nations.
Michael Strong, confounder of the Startup Cities Institute, talks Honduran Zedes and the principles behind them.
Titus Gebel from Free Privates Cities talks with us in the Startup Societies Podcast.
San Fransisco California Aug 11, 2017 Mark Lutter Lead Economist, Neway Capitol
Are startup societies a way of building the infrastructure for pan-secessionist action?
A great interview of Gary Chartier by Tom Woods. Listen here. I can’t recommend Gary’s book more highly. It’s available at Amazon. These classical liberal class theorists along with the early anarchists and “libertarian socialists” are essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how modern state-capitalism developed […]
By J.P. Cortez Listen to the Podcast Audio: Click Here Here’s What Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, Virginia, Idaho, Etc. Are Doing… In 2017, Arizona, Louisiana, Virginia, Texas, and North Carolina, and even Minnesota made progress on the sound money front. In 2018, other states could do so as […]