The idea of workplace democracy is popular among left libertarians, but I think it’s hard to square a commitment to workplace democracy with other commitments that libertarians are inclined to have. So here are a few sincere questions for left libertarians who support worker-owned firms:
Does workplace democracy really eliminate bosses?
The claim that democratically-run, […]
Two of my Molinari/C4SS comrades have new books out.
One is Kevin Carson’s The Desktop Regulatory State: The Countervailing Power of Individuals and Networks. The blurb says:
Defenders of the modern state often claim that it’s needed to protect us – from terrorists, invaders, bullies, and rapacious corporations. Economist John Kenneth […]
Two panels organised by the Center for a Stateless Society are coming up at two different conferences next week, bringing a left-libertarian market-anarchist perspective to international relations and prison reform.
1. The Molinari Society will be holding its annual Pacific Symposium in conjunction with the Pacific Division of the […]
The Lego corporation, popular producer of interlocking miniature toy bricks, has recently been making increased efforts to market its toys to girls. Some of these efforts have met with criticism from feminists, who worry about toys that are stereotypically “girly” in a way that reinforces traditional gender roles.
In a recent piece titled “Un-PC […]
In a post at Cafe Hayek this morning, Don Boudreaux cites his Mercatus colleague Ashley Schiller’s observation that Uber and the “sharing economy” more generally allow individuals to turn their consumption goods into capital goods as they wish to. Your car becomes a capital asset when you use it for Uber driving. This, Don points […]
In the spirit of Kevin V.s post, heres a sampling of left-libertarian opinion on the Obergefell ruling:
Sheldon Richman: The Libertarian Case for Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage
Joe Szymanski: The Goal is Free Love
Thomas L. Knapp: […]