I’ve previously had a great interest in agorism. I’ve researched it, talked with people about it and practiced it quite extensively for a number of years. Agorism is a failed strategy. I encourage people to not pursue it at this time. Here’s why:
There are tons of plans and ideas for how a market anarchist society could work but there is no plan for how to get to any of those ideals from the less than ideal situation we currently find ourselves in. I’d like to do something about that. What about you?
Agorism is a libertarian strategy for achieving freed societies where we can each live our lives as we see fit. Agorism leverages the libertarian emphasis on free trade to encourage us to build businesses where we trade outside the bounds of the government-controlled marketplace.
Why are libertarians so negative? We toss around words like “sheeple” and “tard.” We brag about hating the state. We found efforts like Cop Block and The Art of NOT Being Governed. Have we forgotten that we need to be builders and creators? That we need to build a broad coalition in order to actually put our ideas into the mainstream? Watch the video to hear my thoughts on this important topic.
John and I talk about how the underground economy – where people work under the table – is actually holding the economy as a whole (and the government) together
I’ve launched another counter-economic (agorist) enterprise. Shield Mutual is an insurance company for all of us who are at risk for political crimes; which is to say all of us.
Apparently some old guys in black dresses who can’t even get a decent picture taken of themselves have shocked the liberty community by approving yet another (in a long line) of big government tax and spend mandates.
How could a libertarian anarchist become a police informant, you ask? It’s quite simple really. According to the grapevine, a bright college-age libertarian lady studying in Philadelphia stands accused by Pennsylvania state police of selling drugs they don’t like to an undercover cop on seven occasions. She’s looking at seven [reportedly now thirteen (13)] felonies. […]
Agorism is the idea that we will achieve personal independence and liberty by trading amongst ourselves.
Introducing Agora I/O, the unconference for the agora.