liberalism

Notes on Conformism - Asad Haider

Asad Haider on the opposition of "social justice" conformism and contrarian nonconformism. This article was first published on Haider's blog.

Poland: Populism Strikes Back

The seventh democratic presidential elections in Poland since 1990 have ended on 12 July 2020. Official statistics show the highest ever turnout, with a record-breaking 68.18% of the entitled electorate choosing to cast a vote in the second round.

Der politische Liberalismus - Max Stirner

Das ist eine der härtesten Kritiken, die je über politischen Liberalismus verübt wurde.
Natürlich sollte nicht Alles, was Denkern und Unterstützern des Liberalismus zugeschrieben wird, als Schund angesehen werden, wie gerade in der giftigen Kritik von Stirner zu lesen.

The value of Noam Chomsky

A "personal essay" from 2015 on some of the reasons why Chomsky's fame -- unlike that of most public intellectuals -- is more than justified. Despite his rejection of the label, he is, in many respects, the quintessential Marxist.

Political Liberalism - Max Stirner

Stirner's essay on the for him modern state and liberal ideology that it promoted and depended on.

Class Struggle in the First French Republic Bourgeois and Bras Nus 1793-1795 - Daniel Guerin

Daniel Guerin's work analysing the class tensions during the French Revolution and within the first French Republic.

Staughton Lynd’s classic "Intellectual Origins of American Radicalism" (1968)

Staughton Lynd

Notes that were taken in graduate school.

The significance and shortcomings of Karl Marx

Karl Marx

In honor of the bicentennial of Marx's birth, this essay summarizes some of his contributions and explain in what respects he got his own ideas wrong.

Man, Society, and Freedom - Mikhail Bakunin

Translated and edited by Sam Dolgoff, 1971.
Man, Society and Freedom is taken from a long, unfinished note to The Knouto-Germanic Empire and the Social Revolution, actually penned by Bakunin’s close associates Carlo Cafiero and Élisée Reclus in 1871, the same work from which God and State is taken.