In modern America, the terms "fascism" and "fascist" have come to take on a vague meaning to describe anyone whom one considers abhorrent or disagreeable, and any technical understanding of the terms appears now to almost exclusively be held by scholars in the fields of history, political philosophy, and economics. Not only has these terms … Continue reading Book Review | As We Go Marching: A Biting Indictment to the Coming of Domestic Fascism in America – John Flynn
Given Alan Greenspan's notorious reputation among libertarians as a Randian free-marketeer who became corrupted during his time in the Federal Reserve and ended up being largely responsible for the easy money policy that contributed to the Great Recession, I was curious as to how he would characterize particular events in the economic history of the … Continue reading Book Review | Capitalism in America: An Economic History of the United States – Alan Greenspan & Adrian Wooldridge
The common perception of Anarchy today appears to be one of chaos and destruction. Without the State, it is proclaimed, violence would immediately ensue; without law, there'd be no deterrent disincentivizing this, and we'd return, in the words of Thomas Hobbes (1660), to an age where "every man is Enemy to every man", and "the … Continue reading Is Anarchy a Faustian Bargain?
Read this booklet in PDF format. From what the mainstream media would have us believe, there is a near-unanimous consensus that vaccines are completely safe and effective without any negative side-effects at all, and that those who dare even question that narrative are either fringe lunatics or being willfully dishonest for personal financial gain. Though in … Continue reading Vaccines As Weapons Against Us: The Dangerous Collusion Between Big Pharma, Regulatory Agencies, the Media, and the Academy
I wrote an article last month entitled "What the History of Somalia Can Actually Tell Us About the Practicability of an Anarchist Society" to address the common argument of people pointing to Somalia as "proof" that a stateless society doesn't work, and that those who favor a stateless society should move there to see how … Continue reading Life Expectancy Grew Almost Twice as Fast in Somalia’s Stateless Period as Its Historical Record With One
As a Minarchist commonly engaging with Anarcho-Capitalist people and ideas online, a common theme they appear often to get challenged on is people pointing to Somalia as an illustration of how an Anarchist society looks in practice. The objection tends to come in a variety of “If you like Anarchism so much, why don’t you … Continue reading What the History of Somalia Can Actually Tell Us About the Practicability of an Anarchist Society
This article was originally published on Medium. The industrial revolution can be thought of as the starting point of how the modern world has ended up. Prosperity worldwide has skyrocketed  and life expectancy has doubled  in most countries since its advent. The period has nonetheless generally gotten a negative image among many today, … Continue reading Causes to the Reduction of Child Labor During the Industrial Revolution