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Alfred Jay Nock — On Anarchism

The Majesty of the Law When I was seven years old, playing in front of our house on the outskirts of Brooklyn one morning, a policeman stopped and chatted with me for a few moments. He was a kindly man, of a Scandinavian blonde type with pleasant blue eyes, and I took...

big government libertarians

— edited from lew rockwell We have been all too familiar in recent years with the phenomenon of Big Government Conservatives, of people who have betrayed and seemingly forgotten their principles and their heritage in a quest for power and pelf, for...
Anarchism: What it Really Stands For

Anarchism: What it Really Stands For

Emma Goldman The history of human growth and development is at the same time the history of the terrible struggle of every new idea heralding the approach of a brighter dawn. In its tenacious hold on tradition, the Old has never hesitated to make use of the foulest...
See Like a State, Review

See Like a State, Review

Cass R. Sunstein, More is Less, in The New Republic, at 37 (May 18, 1998) A German psychologist named Dietrich Dorner has done some fascinating experiments designed to see whether people can engage in successful social engineering. The experiments are run by a...
geo-anarchism

geo-anarchism

https://www.reddit.com/r/georgism/comments/qaf39r/how_would_geomutualism_work_in_practice_is_it/   I feel like this poster doesn’t understand what capitalism or socialism are. If by capitalism and socialism, it means neo-liberal capitalism and state...
The Concept of Nature in Libertarianism

The Concept of Nature in Libertarianism

Marcel Wissenburg ABSTRACT Libertarians are not famed as friends of nature – but is that a matter of principle? I examine consequentialist, deontological and teleological versions of left- and right-libertarianism on three dimensions: their concepts of natural law,...

Fred Foldvary’s policy reform proposals

Implement the universal ethic into the constitution, so that there be no restriction or imposed cost on acts which do not coercively harm others. Replace existing taxes with public revenue from user fees, pollution charges, and land value. Replace mass democracy with...

The Business Cycle: A Geo-Austrian synthesis

Fred Folvary Introduction Conventional macroeconomics lacks a warranted explanation of the major business cycle, while the Austrian and geo-economic (Georgist) schools have incomplete theories. A geo-Austrian synthesis, in contrast, provides a potent theory consistent...

why so little georgism in america

Land value taxation is impeded by the same national sentiment that has reacted so strongly to the Supreme Court’s Kelo decision. That decision has sparked an intense national debate over the private property versus land use regulation and, ultimately, over the ability...
The Green Tax Shift: Winners and Losers — Counterpoint

The Green Tax Shift: Winners and Losers — Counterpoint

from John Ikerd, July 2008 In 1879, Henry George, a journalist and philosopher, proposed to abolish all taxation save that upon land values in his classic book, Progress and Poverty. He suggested that people were not poor because of any lack of productivity of either...