[FoRK] Left-leaning libertarians

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Wed Nov 12 10:46:32 PST 2008


If you're interested in liberaltarianism, I've found Will Wilkinson to
be a usually stimulating (though occasionally overwrought) read:
http://www.willwilkinson.net/flybottle/

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Zee Roe <zero at rawbw.com> wrote:
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> Spot on, I think.
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> http://www.cato-unbound.org/2008/11/10/roderick-long/corporations-versus-the-market-or-whip-conflation-now/
>  Corporations versus the Market; or, Whip Conflation
> Now<http://www.cato-unbound.org/2008/11/10/roderick-long/corporations-versus-the-market-or-whip-conflation-now/>
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> by Roderick Long <http://www.cato-unbound.org/contributors/roderick-long/>
> Lead Essay
> November 10th, 2008
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> Defenders of the free market are often accused of being apologists for big
> business and shills for the corporate elite. Is this a fair charge?
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> No and yes. Emphatically no—because corporate power and the free market are
> actually antithetical; genuine competition is big business's worst
> nightmare. But also, in all too many cases, yes —because although liberty
> and plutocracy cannot coexist, simultaneous advocacy of both is all too
> possible.
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