Current Events, History/Culture

The Mises Institute “Blood and Soil” Controversy

In other words, blood and soil and God and nation still matter to people. Libertarians ignore this at the risk of irrelevance. -Jeff Deist, For A New Libertarian The following are just a couple notable "pearl clutching" reactions to the above excerpt of Jeff Deist's, president of the Mises Institute, speech It really makes me… Continue reading The Mises Institute “Blood and Soil” Controversy

History/Culture

Black vs. White: IQ, Culture, and Civilization

Originally published on the "Dismantle The Matrix" Facebook Page by an anonymous author.  The source for the data is listed at the bottom. IQ by race: • Ashkenazi Jews = 115 • East Asians = 106 • Whites = 100 • Inuits and Eskimos = 91 • South-East Asians = 87 • American Indians =… Continue reading Black vs. White: IQ, Culture, and Civilization

Politics/Economics

The Cancer of Left-Libertarian Economics

Originally published as "Kevin Carson and the Freed Market: Is His Left-Libertarian Vision Plausible?” by Tate Fegley in Libertarian Papers 8 (2): 273-292. ONLINE AT: libertarianpapers.org In recent years, the “free market anticapitalist” brand of left-libertarianism has received growing attention. Compared to other schools of libertarian thought, free market anticapitalists place greater emphasis on the… Continue reading The Cancer of Left-Libertarian Economics

Politics/Economics

Why “Motley Anarchism” Requires Overarching Anarcho-Capitalism

The proponents of Motley Anarchism (a.k.a Anarchism without adjectives) neglect the fact that such a society could only manifest and be maintained under an overarching Anarcho-Capitalist (AnCap) legal structure. That is to say, a legal structure grounded firmly in the Private Property Ethic. This ethic states that ownership over scarce goods may only be established… Continue reading Why “Motley Anarchism” Requires Overarching Anarcho-Capitalism

Politics/Economics

A Critique of Kevin Carson’s “The Free Market as Full Communism”

Before beginning the critique, a review of the definition of capitalism is in order. "Capitalism" simply refers to that system where all scarce goods (including land and the means of production) are subject to private ownership given they are acquired via original appropriation (first user and claimant of an un-owned good) or voluntary exchange...period. This… Continue reading A Critique of Kevin Carson’s “The Free Market as Full Communism”