When Police Interrogate Children. Wendy McElroy, The Freeman | Ideas On Liberty (2011-03-28).
On its surface, a case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court may seem to be legally trivial; it's about a juvenile who stole from neighborhood houses. But J.D.B. v. North Carolina could redefine both the law's "reasonable person" standard and what it means to be in custody. The case is…(Linked Saturday 2011-04-23.)
Knowing the Real Enemy. Kevin Carson, Center for a Stateless Society (2011-04-23).
In an article in Tikkun last year, Rabbi Michael Lerner argued that "[f]rom the standpoint of the large corporate interests, nothing could be better than to de-fund government or dramatically downsize it, because then it can't constrain their economic power." ("After the Health Care Legislation," April 5, 2010). And now…(Linked Saturday 2011-04-23.)
Georgia to Execute Troy Davis, Despite Gaping Holes In State's Case. Francis L. Holland, Gangsters in Blue (2011-04-22).
Troy Davis is about to be executed — even though he may be innocent. Tell Georgia to spare Troy Davis’ life. This is an emergency announcement from Color of Change: Dear Atty,In 1991, Troy Davis was convicted of murdering a white police officer. Though there’s major evidence that Davis didn’t…(Linked Sunday 2011-04-24.)
Derek Colling – Most Dangerous Cop in America. Ademo Freeman, Gangsters in Blue (2011-04-23).
Derek Colling might be the most dangerous (active) cop in the united states. In less than 5 years as a police office Colling has killed two, including one 15 year old boy, and was just caught on film beating a man for filming him – great write up and back…(Linked Sunday 2011-04-24.)
well, gene, i do refer to everyone from james madison to benito. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2011-04-24).
well, gene, i do refer to everyone from james madison to benito mussolini as a 'statist,' and to myself as an 'anti-statist.' this does not of course entail that madison and mussolini agree on everything, but it does pick out the fact that they agree on one big thing. (of course…(Linked Sunday 2011-04-24.)
Help Christie Books publish Antonio Téllez Sol@@c3;a0;'s "Facerías" Shawn P. Wilbur, Two-Gun Mutualism & the Golden Rule (2011-04-24).
Passing along a note from the Kate Sharpley Library: “Christie Books is planning to publish Facerías: Urban Guerrilla Warfare (1939-1957) by Antonio Tellez Sola and translated by Paul Sharkey, but needs your help. Please check out the link and consider donating to the publication fund through the chipin link on…(Linked Sunday 2011-04-24.)
Bakunin on Proudhon and Marx. Shawn P. Wilbur, Two-Gun Mutualism & the Golden Rule (2011-04-24).
James Guillaume, in the “Biographical Notice” in his French edition of Bakunin’s Works, includes part of an 1870 manuscript written by Bakunin on the subject of Proudhon and Marx:Proudhon, despite all his efforts to shake off the traditions of classical idealism, nonetheless remained all his life an incorrigible idealist, inspired,…(Linked Sunday 2011-04-24.)
Changing Incentives Creates Security Risks. schneier, Schneier on Security (2011-04-14).
One of the things I am writing about in my new book is how security equilibriums change. They often change because of technology, but they sometimes change because of incentives. An interesting example of this is the recent scandal in the Washington, DC, public school system over teachers changing their…(Linked Monday 2011-04-25.)
In Other Words, Just About Everyone. Radley Balko, Radley Balko: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-04-20).
CNN recently obtained a list of the "behavioral indicators" that could subject you to an enhanced security screeing by TSA. Included on the list: Passengers who display arrogance and verbally express contempt for security procedures. Because terrorists are known for drawing attention to themselves by irritating security screeners? Seems doubtful….(Linked Monday 2011-04-25.)
i think if you ask yourself what could actually give other. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2011-04-11).
i think if you ask yourself what could actually give other people the right to tell you what to wear, you'll see the problem with the state in a nutshell: it is entirely without moral justification. it has no defensible theoretical underpinnings. its overwhelming existence is perfectly proportioned to the lack…(Linked Wednesday 2011-04-13.)
Fear and Loathing at *The New York Times* Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-04-13). Thomas Friemdan continues his quest to prove himself the stupidest man on earth. (Linked Wednesday 2011-04-13.)
notjessewalker: Tom Friedman goes to hotel bathroom, mistakes sink for phone, accidentally interviews toothbrush. It says things will look up in 6 months. Twitter / notjessewalker (2011-04-12).
notjessewalker: Tom Friedman goes to hotel bathroom, mistakes sink for phone, accidentally interviews toothbrush. It says things will look up in 6 months.(Linked Wednesday 2011-04-13.)
Comment on Reaching Left by JOR. JOR, Comments for Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-04-11).
I think he wasn't saying "left-libertarianism won't work" and calling Long et al. evangelists so much as he was saying that the evangelistic efforts of left (and other) libertarians are a waste of time because people's political philosophies are determined by non-rational factors. I agree. Libertarians shouldn't shift left, if…(Linked Wednesday 2011-04-13.)
“The Eastern Regions of Libya Are Now Free Regions” Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-02-18).
Col. Qaddafi has an eccentric habit of periodically declaring that he has abolished the Libyan government. His subjects suddenly seem interested in taking him up on the idea. Amid reports of severe repression, claims are coming in that the city of Benghazi is now "out of the control of the Gaddafi…(Linked Friday 2011-02-18.)
And Just Across the Strait from Yemen… Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-02-18).
The BBC reports: Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Djibouti to call for President Ismael Omar Guelleh to step down. The demonstrators were reportedly monitored closely by security forces in riot gear. Mr Guelleh's family has governed the Red Sea city state since independence from France in…(Linked Friday 2011-02-18.)
When rape is Your Tax Dollars at Work. Obsidian Wings (2011-02-19). Men in Uniform (Cont’d). (Linked Saturday 2011-02-19.)
ST(O) : If all stories were written like science fiction stories. www.shrovetuesdayobserved.com (2011-02-19). (Linked Saturday 2011-02-19.)
the basic problem with the notion of government is displayed in. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2011-02-20).
the basic problem with the notion of government is displayed in the "massive show of force." only it can do that. but even worse than that, only it can subject you to the indignity of using your own resources to intimidate and/or shoot you. surely it is occurring to someone this evening in…(Linked Monday 2011-02-21.)
The Center Needs Your Help! James Tuttle, On ALLiance (2010-11-30).
Dear Fans of the Center (Centerians?), So this is how the story goes, retold for the recently Centered: C4SS asks the internet for donations and support. Out of the gate, there is a sudden influx of funds followed by a long period of nothing. This is when the writers and…(Linked Tuesday 2010-11-30.)
WikiLeaks: Bradley Manning isn't a criminal. He's a hero. – CSMonitor.com. www.csmonitor.com (2010-11-30).
Many are condemning Bradley Manning for allegedly providing WikiLeaks with sensitive reports about US foreign policy. But a government that can make war while keeping essential information about its justification and conduct secret is neither open nor fit for free people.(Linked Tuesday 2010-11-30.)
brooksie: Yet it might be useful to consider one more filter. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2010-11-30).
brooksie: Yet it might be useful to consider one more filter. Consider it the World Order filter. The fact that we live our lives amid order and not chaos is the great achievement of civilization. This order should not be taken for granted. This order is tenuously maintained by brave…(Linked Wednesday 2010-12-01.)
The Dialethic Right. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-04-28).
Two things conservatives like to say: Our constitutional rights aren't granted to us by government. Our rights come from God, and the Constitution simply recognises them. Illegal immigrants and terrorist suspects don't have constitutional rights because they're not American citizens.(Linked Wednesday 2010-04-28.)
Remembering Corporate Liberalism. rechelon, Invisible Molotov (2010-04-24).
"Remembering Corporate Liberalism" by Roderick T Long "During the first half of the 20th century, there was a widespread perception that big government and big business were fundamentally at odds. Free-market individualists generally regarded themselves as defenders of peaceful business interests against the rapacious state. Those on the left saw…(Linked Thursday 2010-04-29.)
XKCD “Hell” implemented in flash. Hacker News (2010-04-29).
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Anarchism 101. You, Anarchoblogs (2010-04-16).
I love how people who would barely pass an 11th-grade civics test like to taunt anarchists with the ever-so-damning, irrefutable line "But how would you prevent a warlord from rising to power, in Anarchy?" and then act as if that is such a complete and well-thought-out argument that it pre-empts…(Linked Thursday 2010-04-29.)
trying to find embeddable video, but rachel maddow – who, Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2010-04-15).
trying to find embeddable video, but rachel maddow – who, actually, i like to watch – is incessantly touting her show on timothy mcveigh: it's all about the dangers of "anti-government violence." i guess really they focus-grouped the phrase "anti-gov" and now use it as a synonym for insanity. but…(Linked Thursday 2010-04-29.)
Insert “Won’t Get Fooled Again” Reference Here. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2010-04-29).
Charlie Savage reports: The Obama administration is seeking to compel a writer to testify about his confidential sources for a 2006 book about the Central Intelligence Agency, a rare step that was authorized by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. The author, James Risen, who is a reporter for The…(Linked Thursday 2010-04-29.)