Class Dismissed? Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-03-16).
David Friedman writes: Looking through your essay “Left-Libertarianism, Class Conflict, and Historical Theories of Distributive Justice,” I was struck by what seems to me to be a problem with what you describe as “libertarian class theory.” You write: “Recipients of tax-funded welfare won’t be assigned to the parasitic class either,...(Linked Wednesday 2011-03-16.)
At the end of the day who the fuck cares if Intellectual Property encourages creativity or not? Censorship is censorship, full stop. You don't get to own my thoughts, experiences, memories or communications. reddit: the voice of the internet -- news before it happens (2011-03-15).
I'm so pissed at the rhetorical retreating we've done over the last decade. I'm sick of every argument over IP immediately turning into a debate over methods of remuneration. Is there anything on earth more infuriatingly privileged than a technocrat or bourgeois artist whining that no price is too small...(Linked Wednesday 2011-03-16.)