Issue 128

Without Firing A Single Shot: Voluntaryist Resistance and Societal Defense Part II

By Carl Watner From Number 128 (Continued from Part I) Whipple was the first of many observers who noted that nonviolence might be used as a means of national defense. Indeed, some of the most notable cases of nonviolent resistance were carried out against foreign powers (Hungary against the rule of the Austrian Empire, Indian …

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If they [the South Carolina backcountry folk] had had their druthers, they would just like to have been left alone

  by Carl Watner From Issue 128 – 1st Quarter, 2006   At the conclusion of my article on voluntaryism and the American Revolution, I wrote that a consistent voluntaryist would have been inclined to take a position of strict neutrality with respect to both the American and British sides, and would have refused to …

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Without Firing A Single Shot: Voluntaryist Resistance and Societal Defense

by Carl Watner From Number 128 [Author’s Note: This is not the original version of this article that appeared in Issue 128. What appears here was published in Volume 20, Number 3 of THE JOURNAL OF LIBERTARIAN STUDIES (Summer 2006).] IN HIS BOOK REVIEW, “Security Without a State,” David Gordon concluded that “The notion that …

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