Is America still a democracy? Who cares? It’s DANGEROUS!

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 by Mike Gogulski
activism, politics, war | 1 Comment »

On 6 March 2013 I participated in a panel discussion in Bratislava on the Bradley Manning case and on the question, "Is the United States still a democracy?" The event took place at the office of the Open Society Foundation ...

I am not crying. I am not crying. I am not even FUCKING WATCHING THIS. Ya Neda!!!

Monday, 22 June 2009 by Mike Gogulski
crime, war | 8 Comments »

httpv:// [caption id="attachment_2490" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Neda Soltani"][/caption] (YouTube video comment by witness) shery630 June 20, 2009 Place: Karekar Ave., at the corner crossing Khosravi St. and Salehi st. (Tehran) A young woman who was standing aside with her father watching the protests was shot by a ...

Classical liberal fail: privilege, not exclusivity, is the problem

Sunday, 21 June 2009 by Mike Gogulski
philosophy | 8 Comments »

Toban Wiebe at Libertarian Anarchy has a pretty solid review of the main thesis of Hans Hermann-Hoppe's Democracy: The God That Failed at "Monarchy vs. Democracy and The Decline of Civilization". My favorite quote:   [caption id="attachment_2444" align="alignright" width="184" caption="Democracy: The God ...

A question for social democrats and democratic socialists

Sunday, 7 June 2009 by Mike Gogulski
economics, mind control, people | 7 Comments »

Since it seems you believe that the privileged state apparatus is necessary to human well-being and progress, and that you must therefore also support the paying of taxes and pay them yourselves, why not pay more? Why assume that the amount ...

There is no America. There is no democracy.

Saturday, 23 May 2009 by Mike Gogulski
art | 5 Comments »

There is no America. There is no democracy. There is only IBM and ITT, and AT&T, and Du Pont, Dow, Union Carbide and Exxon. Those are the nations of the world today. From Network, 1976: You have meddled with the primal ...

An attack on democracy and today’s electorate

Monday, 18 May 2009 by Mike Gogulski
people | Comments Off on An attack on democracy and today’s electorate

From Ryan, "The New Anarchist" -- new by self-declaration and new to me as well -- in a footnote to "Search Engines, Warp Engines, Political Machinations": If enough people made it a big deal that trees should be purple instead of ...

Mises/Rothbard 2012

Tuesday, 5 May 2009 by Mike Gogulski
politics | 6 Comments »

Finally a political campaign even I can support! Not only are both of these gentlemen important to libertarian and modern anarchist thought, more -- and perhaps most -- importantly, they are both dead. Join the Facebook group! Coming soon: Corpses for Congress! Habeas ...

Ireland: We [sic] can’t afford these tax exiles

Friday, 10 April 2009 by Mike Gogulski
mind control | 7 Comments »

A letter to the Editor of the Irish Independent online: We can't afford these tax exiles Monday March 30 2009 It is called 'an Irish solution to an Irish problem', 'the ultimate escape plan', and reinforces the notion that 'only little people pay ...

Interview – Radio Slovakia International

Tuesday, 16 December 2008 by Mike Gogulski
diary | 9 Comments »

Yesterday I did a studio interview with Christopher George of Radio Slovakia International. We spoke for maybe twenty minutes, and the interview was edited down to about eleven minutes. Audio, direct from Radio Slovakia International, unedited, 12.3MB, 26min 52sec (my segment ...

Konkin on voting

Saturday, 13 December 2008 by Mike Gogulski
philosophy, politics | Comments Off on Konkin on voting

[I]t is immoral to support politicians to oppress us because they might relieve one oppression. -- Samuel Edward Konkin III, "Reply to Rothbard", Strategy of the New Libertarian Alliance, Number One, May Day 1981, 11-19
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