Voluntarism & Free Association + What is Anarchism?

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June 23, 2010 — I just wanted to finally put away the myth that Libertarian Socialist don’t believe in voluntarism and free association, when in fact, we premise our entire philosophy on it. However, sometimes it’s not emphasized because we don’t think that these alone can bring about a free society.

I quoted heavily in the first part of this video from the (A) FAQ. It’s a short article and I suggest everyone read it because this myth has gotten out of control especially on YouTube.

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Direct Democracy

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TheLeftLibertarian
November 20, 2009

If you would like a fully detailed sketch of the organization of direct democracy and how it would function, please see the following link: http://anarchism.pageabode.com/afaq/s…

A great first step toward direct democracy is a proposal to create a ballot initiative at the federal level. Please see: http://ni4d.us/.

I used some footage from the Venus Project. I just came across the videos and apparently they are pretty big on YouTube. I don’t necessarily indorse the VP. I actually just heard about it and I’m ordering a book about the subject. Im just letting everyone know so I dont create any kind of confusion. From what I’ve seen (limited to about 3 videos) it looks interesting but I would need more information. From what I can tell, it looks a little bit like libertarian communism but that’s just my first impression.

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Front Groups – The Hidden Persuaders

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TheLeftLibertarian
August 30, 2009

If you’re interested in learning more, check out the websites below. They have excellent resources and news on the latest PR, front group, and think tank offensives. Front groups do not stay around for long. They pop up like mushrooms, do their job, and then disappear. They do this so the public and media don’t catch on.

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?…
http://www.prwatch.org/

You might like my videos if you like: Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Ralph Nader, Sheldon Rampton, John Stauber, Matt Taibbi, Michael Albert, Bakunin, Proudhon, Amy Goodman, John Pilger, Mike Gravel, Naomi Klein.

Subjects: Edward Bernays, Propaganda, Edward Herman, Public Relations, Front Groups, Think Tanks, Consumerism, Taylorism, Left-Libertarianism, Sheldon Rampton, John Stauber.

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Edward Bernays and the Art of Public Manipulation

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TheLeftLibertarian
August 22, 2009

The book, Propaganda by Edward Bernays.
http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defco…

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Subjects: Edward Bernays, Propaganda, Edward Herman, Public Relations, Coup, Guatemala, Jacob Arbenz, Consumerism, Taylorism, Left-Libertarianism, Sheldon Rampton, John Stauber.

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