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Kevin A. Carson

Kevin A. Carson
Kevin A. Carson

Kevin Carson is a senior fellow of the Center for a Stateless Society and holds the Center's Karl Hess Chair in Social Theory. He is a mutualist and individualist anarchist whose written work includes Studies in Mutualist Political Economy, Organization Theory: A Libertarian Perspective, and The Homebrew Industrial Revolution: A Low-Overhead Manifesto, all of which are freely available online. Carson has also written for such print publications as The Freeman.

Kevin A. Carson's Articles and Posts

Capitalism Comes in Many Flavors? The Freeman
Capitalism Comes in Many Flavors?
The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better The Freeman
The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better
Taylorism, Progressivism, and Rule by Experts The Freeman
Taylorism, Progressivism, and Rule by Experts

The Progressive movement at the turn of the twentieth century—the doctrine from which the main current of modern liberalism developed—is sometimes erroneously viewed as an “anti-business” philosophy. It was anti-market to be sure, but by no means necessarily anti-business. Progressivism was, more than anything, managerialist.

Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? How the European Model Can Help You Get a New Life The Freeman
Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? How the European Model Can Help You Get a New Life
What Economic Freedom Indexes Leave Out The Freeman
What Economic Freedom Indexes Leave Out
The Distorting Effects of Transportation Subsidies The Freeman
The Distorting Effects of Transportation Subsidies
Subsidies to transportation have probably done more than any other factor (with the possible exception of intellectual property law) to determine the present shape of the American corporate economy. They're also the root cause of things, like excessive energy consumption and suburban sprawl, typically presented as causes for more State intervention. 
 

Common Versus Government Property The Freeman
Common Versus Government Property
Health Care and Radical Monopoly The Freeman
Health Care and Radical Monopoly
How "Intellectual Property" Impedes Competition The Freeman
How "Intellectual Property" Impedes Competition
Intellectual property creates artificial scarcity where it does not naturally exist and can only be enforced by invading real, tangible property and preventing the owner from using it in ways that violate the supposed intellectual property rights of others.
Free Market Reforms and the Reduction of Statism The Freeman
Free Market Reforms and the Reduction of Statism
The Subsidy of History The Freeman
The Subsidy of History
Hierarchy or the Market The Freeman
Hierarchy or the Market
Economic Calculation in the Corporate Commonwealth The Freeman
Economic Calculation in the Corporate Commonwealth

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