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New Libertarian Manifesto – audio mp3 podcast

29 May 2009 by Mike Gogulski
Posted in philosophy, podcasts | 22 Comments »

At the urging and encouragement of a dear friend, I have recorded myself reading Samuel Edward Konkin III’s seminal agorist work, New Libertarian Manifesto, based on the text found at flag.blackened.net.

UPDATED 3 June 2009: I have seeded and uploaded my own torrents, and linked to them here. Please switch to seeding/promoting these torrents if you wish to aid in wider distribution.

UPDATED 12 June 2009: Marcel Votlucka has created a YouTube playlist featuring the entire audio recording synchronized with the text of the book. Thanks Marcel!

As one big MP3 file (83m46s, 76.7MB):

Click to buy the book!

Click to buy the book!

Broken into chapters:

Someone use these to make a YouTube series and playlist!

Text of my introduction to the recording:

Good morning, New Libertarian. Good morning, agorist.

The voice you will hear for the next 85 minutes or so belongs to me, Mike Gogulski.

I am a stateless ex-American. I renounced my American citizenship in 2008 and I have been a voluntary exile since 2004, presently living in Bratislava, Slovakia. As of this recording in May 2009, I maintain a website at www.nostate.com, which you are invited to visit.

The words you will hear belong to all of humanity, but they were written by Samuel Edward Konkin III, arguably the initiator of the agorist theory. The book, New Libertarian Manifesto, was first published in 1980, and then updated in 1983.

After two, brief prefaces, the book consists of five chapters:

Statism: Our Condition
Agorism: Our Goal
Counter-Economics: Our Means
Revolution: Our Strategy
Action! Our Tactics

I have attempted to read the text of New Libertarian Manifesto as I have it in hand. Any deviations from the written text – which you can find online at the website agorism.info – are my own.

After listening, please take action.

Agora! Anarchy! Action!

  1. 22 Responses to “New Libertarian Manifesto – audio mp3 podcast”

  2. By David Z on 29 May 2009

    Awesome, Mike! I’m going to seed this on OneBigTorrent tonight.

  3. By Mike Gogulski on 29 May 2009

    Fantastic, David, please put the relevant link(s) here when you do and I’ll add to the post.

    Right now I’m also distributing the files via Gnutella, Gnutella2 and eDonkey2000.

  4. By Nitroadict on 29 May 2009

    obligatory manual linkback: http://poppychop.net/sac/2009/05/new-libertarian-manifesto-nostatecom.html

    Can’t wait to listen to this on my way to work tommarow morning over breakfast :D

  5. By Nitroadict on 29 May 2009

    Alrighty, I have uploaded the audio-book @ two trackers: Demonoid & Onebigtorrent.

    Please seed if you can! (They are identical files, so you only need to download once, but click both of them to get each tracker’s announce URL’s)

    OneBigTorrent

    Demonoid

  6. By Aaron Kinney on 30 May 2009

    Mike this is win. I cant wait to give it a listen after work. Im down to help seed the torrent for this as well. Post a link to the torrent file or something when its available :)

  7. By Soviet Onion on 30 May 2009

    Way to go, Mike. This is awesome, especially your wonderful and candid introduction!

  8. By Libby Snipp on 30 May 2009

    Dearest Mike,
    Leave it to you to provide such a pleasurable way to get through my reading list :)

    A big Triple-A cheer for all practitioners: Agora! Anarchy! Action!

    In peace and love,
    Libby

  9. By bile on 1 June 2009

    Converted to Ogg Vorbis and uploaded to http://libertyactivism.info/wiki/List_of_free_books

  10. By Lisa_gut_und_bose on 2 June 2009

    Hi Mike, I just wanted to say thank you for taking the time & effort to record this.

    I only came into contact with the term “Agorist” the day after this was uploaded, so you have made my introduction to the subject much easier.
    Thanks again & best wishes
    Lisa

  11. By ThorsMitersaw on 2 June 2009

    I am going to put this up on my youtube channel.

  12. By Mike Gogulski on 2 June 2009

    @Thor: Cool! Note that Marcel Votlucka has already begun a YouTube version with accompanying text in sync. Not sure of progress right now.

    @Lisa: You’re very welcome! Send cash — no more flowers! :)

    @bile: Splendid!

    @Libby: Might never have happened without your inspiration. Thanks to you.

    @All: Stay tuned for a fresh release, within the hour!

  13. By Martin on 2 June 2009

    Excellent work, Mike!

  14. By Mike Gogulski on 3 June 2009

    UPDATED 3 June 2009: I have seeded and uploaded my own torrents, and linked to them here. Please switch to seeding/promoting these torrents if you wish to aid in wider distribution.

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