Historic free state in New Hampshire: "The Republic of Indian Stream was a small, unrecognized, constitutional republic in North America, along the section of the US–Canada border that divides the Canadian province of Quebec from the US state of New Hampshire....."Read more »
Slab City...is a squatters' camp deep in the badlands of California's poorest county, where the road ends and the sun reigns. These days, their numbers are growing thanks to a modest influx of recession refugees...attracted by do-it-yourself, rent-free living beyond the reach of electricity, running water and the law. Last Free Place in America" lives up to its nickname.Read more »
Today happens to be the birthday of one of my all time favorite rebels. So, I thought I’d take us back in time and declare Lysander Spooner the rebel of this week in 1808.
Lysander Spooner was a nineteenth century American political philosopher, pamphleteer, entrepreneur, abolitionist and individualist anarchist. Spooner advocated what he called the “Science of Justice” which held that the initiation of coercion against an individual or their property was a natural crime, but so-called crimes that violated man-made statutes but had no victim were no crime at all.Read more »
The protesters have not realized that all of the issues they want to address are only symptoms of a deeper problem. The singular objective should be the abolition of the state.Read more »
If it is true that voting is a means to an end, then voting is subject to the same moral rules as counter-economics or civil disobedience or any other means. Therefore, if other forms of activism are moral if and only if they eschew aggression, and voting as a form of activism is necessarily aggressive, it follows that voting must be an immoral form of activism.Read more »
An article in the Libertarian Party of Florida's online newsletter, entitled "The Libertarian Problem with Anarchy", by Tom Rhodes. I find this pretty sad... back when I was involved with the LP in the 90s, it was largely a group of anarchists/voluntarists who hadn't yet completely given up on inside-the-system activism. I guess the LP really is dead, huh?Read more »
The Ask An Anarchist series addresses the question of whether or not one should vote if they are an anarchist or voluntaryist.Read more »
One more reason to allow same-sex marriage? Former New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree spoke out against gay marriage Wednesday, claiming it is the first step towards "anarchy." If so... then what are we waiting for?!Read more »
Belgians proudly claimed the world record in February, for the country that has spent longest without a government.Read more »
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