Who is worthy of governing? When should authority be questioned and obeyed? How can power be equitably distributed and maintained? This article utilizes sources in the fields of philosophy, political science and history to explore these questions and more.
Does our species naturally long for work? Would modern workers continue their labor if they lacked the incentive of capital? Through the contemplation of work and leisure, this passage explores the nature of labor, exploitation and fulfillment.
By studying a detailed blueprint for an anarchist society, as found in Diego Abad de Santillan’s After the Revolution (1937), we can better understand the ideology of anarcho-syndicalism, as well as the democratic and anti-capitalist philosophy which fuels it.
“From the development of the welfare state in America to the communist revolutions of the East and the fascist uprisings throughout Europe; nearly every inch of the globe witnessed an ideological revolution, each advancing the government’s role in a nation’s society and economy – for better or worse.”