Anarchy in DC. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-06-01).
The Molinari Society will be holding its eighth annual Symposium (or seventh or ninth, depending on how one counts; let's just say our Year 8 Symposium) in conjunction with the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association in Mordor, I mean Washington DC, December 27-30, 2011. Here's the latest schedule…(Linked Wednesday 2011-06-01.)
Gratitude Attitude, Part 2. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-04-29).
Are you sick of those t-shirts that say "If you love freedom thank a veteran"? Check out the Molinari Institute's newest t-shirt, which reads "If you love freedom thank an anarchist," thus honouring both those anarchists who've been in the forefront of struggles for freedom in the past (e.g. the…(Linked Friday 2011-04-29.)
The "book" is dead. Mark, dive into mark (2011-04-29).
maybe i just don't understand the meaning of leadership. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2011-04-29).
maybe i just don't understand the meaning of leadership. obama's visit to tuscaloosa today (then off to the scuttled shuttle launch!) was a bigger story than the aftermath of the disaster. ok he was there, but the practical steps he took he took from dc last night. it's a constant…(Linked Saturday 2011-04-30.)
Squatting in a 28-Story Walkup. Stephen J. Smith, Hit & Run (2011-03-02).
The New York Times calls the squatter-filled skyscraper in Caracas a 45-story walkup (there’s no working elevator), but as of yet, only the first 28 floors are occupied. Some floors don’t even have walls, but satellite dishes abound: "That building is a symbol of Venezuela's decline," said Benedicto Vera, 55, an activist in…(Linked Monday 2011-03-07.)
Forced Consent & Our Present Attitude. rechelon, Invisible Molotov (2011-02-20).
"Forced Consent" by Lysander Spooner "The idea that, although government should rest on the consent of the governed, yet so much force may nevertheless be employed as may be necessary to produce that consent, embodies everything that was ever exhibited in the shape of usurpation and tyranny in any country…(Linked Monday 2011-03-07.)
Waiting for Mubarak. Neverfox, Instead of a Blog (2011-02-10).
Egyptians, There is no need to wait for Mubarak to "step down." If you have decided that your government is illegitimate (as all states invariably are) then, in the words of Charles Johnson, "you have already completed the revolution: no government on earth has any legitimate authority to bind you…(Linked Monday 2011-03-07.)
feministhulk: HULK HAVE NO RIGHT TO CONTROL ANYONE ELSE’S BODY. HULK SMASH LATEST ROUNDS OF ANTI-CHOICE + RAPE-APOLOGIST LEGISLATION! Twitter / feministhulk (2011-03-06).
feministhulk: HULK HAVE NO RIGHT TO CONTROL ANYONE ELSE’S BODY. HULK SMASH LATEST ROUNDS OF ANTI-CHOICE + RAPE-APOLOGIST LEGISLATION!(Linked Monday 2011-03-07.)
Travelin' Man. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-03-08).
This semester is shaping up to be the most conference-intensive I've had. In January I had a double conference in La Jolla (a Liberty Fund on contemporary classical liberal thought, followed by a workshop on John Tomasi's forthcoming book Free Market Fairness) and an IHS conference in Fredericksburg. Then this…(Linked Tuesday 2011-03-08.)
Obama Speech Emphasizes Competition Among Nations. Foundation for Economic Education, The Freeman | Ideas On Liberty (2011-01-26).
"President Obama challenged Americans on Tuesday night to unleash their creative spirit, set aside their partisan differences and come together around a common goal of outcompeting other nations in a rapidly shifting global economy." (New York Times) The idea that nations compete with one another leads inexorably to government-business management…(Linked Friday 2011-01-28.)
Boston Anarchist Thinking Brigade, Part 4. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-01-28).
The Molinari Society panels that were cancelled in Boston owing to weather have been resurrected! The spontaneous order panel is moving to the Austrian Scholars Conference (March 10-12 in Auburn), while the session on Gary Chartier's book is moving to the Pacific APA (April 20-23 in San Diego). Thanks to…(Linked Friday 2011-01-28.)
Revolution on the Nile: Rebellious Cops, Lethal Aid, and Off Switch Envy. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-01-28).
The most hopeful news to come out of Egypt today are the reports of officers fraternizing with protesters, removing their uniforms, refusing to fire their weapons. That's when a popular revolt succeeds: when the storm troopers won't follow orders. The question is how widespread that is — how many cops…(Linked Friday 2011-01-28.)
is there anything more obnoxious than davos? nowhere in human. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2011-01-29).
is there anything more obnoxious than davos? nowhere in human history has such a gaggle of egomaniacs, oppressors, exploiters been gathered, and they do it every year. they congratulate each other on the brilliance of their mechanical rehashing of the commonplace, ride around in limousines pretending not to be particular human…(Linked Sunday 2011-01-30.)
Loose lips sink dictatorships. John, Blagnet.net (2010-12-04).
Seen on the internet, from someone who originally saw it in Barcelona, presumably inspired by Obama's opposition to WikiLeaks:(Linked Saturday 2010-12-04.)
Please Read: A Personal Appeal From the Outlaw Josey Wales. John Gruber, Daring Fireball (2010-12-01).
I would pay to put this on Wikipedia. Update: Safari extension from Troy Gaul. â˜…(Linked Sunday 2010-12-05.)
@@e2;20ac;2dc;A Waste of Money and Time' John Gruber, Daring Fireball (2010-11-29).
Bruce Schneier makes the case against the TSA: Exactly two things have made airplane travel safer since 9/11: reinforcing the cockpit door, and convincing passengers they need to fight back. Everything else has been a waste of money. Add screening of checked bags and airport workers and we're done. Take…(Linked Sunday 2010-12-05.)
Leaker Calls on Leaker to Leak the WikiLeaks Story. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2010-12-03).
With Amazon denying that pressure from Sen. Joe Lieberman was the deciding factor in its decision to expel WikiLeaks from its server, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg has put out a call for an Amazon leaker to come forward and tell the inside story: This would be a good time…(Linked Sunday 2010-12-05.)
C4SS Launches Wikileaks Mirror. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-12-05).
For Immediate Release 12/05/10 POC Thomas L. Knapp Media Contact: email@example.com 530-618-C4SS Technical Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org ANARCHISTS LAUNCH WIKILEAKS MIRROR, ASSISTANCE PROGRAM December 5th — "Censorship has always been wrong and irresponsible," says Brad Spangler. "Now it's another thing: Impossible." Spangler, director of the Center for a Stateless Society, announced on…(Linked Sunday 2010-12-05.)