Posts Tagged ‘Capitalism’

No True Anarchist

Monday, April 6th, 2015   Submitted by Davi Barker

EvolutionToday I received a message through the Contact Page which said simply,

“Anarchy is, by definition, the absence of hierarchy; Capitalism extols hierarchy, so the wedding of the two is nonsensical.”

People send me drivel like this fairly regularly, but there’s been a spike in the last few weeks, so I think it’s time to dispel some rumors about Daily Anarchist, and anarchy generally.

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Tiny Death Star Shows That Capitalism Punishes Racism

Thursday, December 26th, 2013   Submitted by Davi Barker

TinyDeathStarI’ve been playing this game called Tiny Death Star. It’s an 8 bit game published by LucasArts. In it you manage the Death Star from Star Wars, but you can’t just fulfill all your Imperial ambitions for free. You’ve got to earn “Imperial Bux.” It’s a market simulation game. It’s basically a simplified version of Sim Tower, but unlike most other market simulation games, all the races of the Star Wars universe are represented, and even though the game makers did not intend it, that fact teaches a powerful lesson about free markets and discriminatory hiring practices.

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In Defense Of Anarcho-Hucksters

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013   Submitted by Gyorgy Furiosa

Prostitutes

“The ‘ideal’ social interaction, in ‘anarcho’ capitalist terms, is that of prostitution. Prostitution, e.g., selling your services for an anticipated monetary gain, is the highest definition of ‘anarcho’ capitalist ‘empowerment’, amazingly. The ability to sell yourself to whomever you want is the ‘anarcho’ capitalist idea of ‘freedom’.” ~ Daibhidh, Anarcho-Hucksters: There is Nothing Anarchistic about Capitalism

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