anarchism anarchism

Definition(s):

  • (n) a political theory favoring the abolition of governments

Usage(s):

  1. Their moment in power, if anything, proved once again the inner contradiction of anarchism.
  2. The wild young Day studied Emma Goldman's anarchism.
  3. It's tempting to think of Libertarianism as nothing more than old-school Republicanism, but it's always been partially left-wing, drawing from a long history of American anarchism.

News

  • Paul Krugman's Challenge To Free Marketeers, Excellent Rhetoric To Be Sure

    But Paul Krugman's challenge to free marketeers is, I'm afraid, only that, excellent rhetoric, rather than any form of intellectual gotcha. For the basic point he's making is indeed accepted by all free marketeers this side of the sanity/anarchism barrier. Sure there are some things that should be done societally, other things not: the only argument is about which is which: Now, why exactly that ...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

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Quotes

  1. With Maoists raising such a state capitalist program, it is not surprising that, as Avakian says, "Honest revolutionary-minded people were attracted to anarchism because it seemed more revolutionary than Marxism."
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Bob Avakian Source: NEFAC

  2. "Many people subscribed to the philosophy of anarchism," Zinn says. "They believed that the economic resources of society should be collectively owned and distributed in an equitable way so that everybody could have a job and have the...
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Howard Zinn Source: Socialist Worker Online

  3. "Anarchism is very simple," Jacob says. "It's the idea that we're all equal."
    on Nov 22, 2007 By: Luis Jacob Source: Georgia Straight

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