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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-22-11 04:48 PM
Response to Reply #14
25. Let's break it down, shall we?
Edited on Sun May-22-11 05:12 PM by joshcryer
Anarcho-capitalism on the right.
Voluntaryist anarchism on the right.
Nationalist anarchism on the right.

The vast majority of anarchist denounce and separate themselves from these "anarchists" because historically speaking they're relatively recent (with the exception of Voluntaryism, but that term was not associated with anarchism when it came about and has only more recently been associated with it from the anarcho-capitalist homesteading camp).

Social anarchism on the left.
Collectivist anarchism on the left.
Communist anarchism on the left.
Individualist anarchism on the left (Tucker considered himself a socialist even if he had spats with left wingers).
Mutualist anarchism on the left.
Christian anarchism on the left.
Egoist anarchism on the left.
Existentialist anarchism on the left.
Green anarchism on the left.
Infoanarchism on the left.
Nihilist anarchism on the left.
Pacifist anarchism on the left.
Philosophical anarchism on the left.
Philosophical anarchism on the left.
Post-anarchist anarchism on the left.
Post-colonial anarchism on the left.
Post-left anarchism on the left (well, past the left, but there's that).
Primitivist anarchism on the left.
Queer anarchism on the left.
Buddhist anarchism on the left.
Syndicalist anarchism on the left.
Zen anarchism on the left.
Feminist anarchism on the left.
Transhumanist anarchism on the left.

Is anarchism left wing or right wing?
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  -"Anarchists" = Far right wing Very_Boring_Name  May-22-11 02:46 PM   #0 
  - I believe there are left-wing anarchists too...nt  SidDithers   May-22-11 02:50 PM   #1 
  - This would be true if the right wing actually believed "government is the problem."  ZombieHorde   May-22-11 02:52 PM   #2 
  - Most importantly, they want to privatize the government.  joshcryer   May-22-11 04:52 PM   #28 
     - Excellent point. nt  ZombieHorde   May-22-11 05:04 PM   #32 
  - Calling the 'baggers "Anarchists" is an insult to fiolks like Emma Goldman.  Odin2005   May-22-11 02:53 PM   #3 
  - ... and many of us are *still* waiting to find a danceable revolution!  villager   May-22-11 03:17 PM   #7 
  - Bull. Noam Chomsky considers himself an anarchist. Would you call him far right wing?  marmar   May-22-11 02:57 PM   #4 
  - Anarchist, just like every other political charged word...  ElboRuum   May-22-11 03:06 PM   #5 
  - He hasn't talked anarchism in decades, he mostly critiques US foreign policy.  joshcryer   May-22-11 04:49 PM   #26 
  - Remember Chomsky  Dokkie   May-22-11 04:51 PM   #27 
     - All anarchists are libertarian socialists but not all libertarian socialists are anarchists.  joshcryer   May-22-11 05:03 PM   #31 
     - if socialism means what I think it does  Dokkie   May-22-11 05:12 PM   #33 
        - Socialism is an economic system without private property.  joshcryer   May-22-11 05:15 PM   #34 
        - I don't think libertarianism means what you think it does  Bjorn Against   May-23-11 07:33 PM   #68 
     - Socialist libertarian is pretty easy.........  socialist_n_TN   May-22-11 06:24 PM   #40 
  - The right wing are Calculated Anarchists  athenasatanjesus   May-22-11 03:11 PM   #6 
  - Ironic statement  Downtown Hound   May-22-11 03:22 PM   #8 
  - What does busting a window of Starbucks exactly mean/accomplish?  BoWanZi   May-22-11 04:11 PM   #16 
  - First of all, I've never smashed a window or destroyed anybody's private property  Downtown Hound   May-22-11 04:35 PM   #18 
  - I also am against property destruction but I will not chastize those who use it as a distraction.  joshcryer   May-22-11 04:40 PM   #22 
  - Please don't conflate direct action intended to distract police with some sort of philosophy.  joshcryer   May-22-11 04:39 PM   #21 
  - Well the most SURFACE thing it does...........  socialist_n_TN   May-22-11 06:21 PM   #38 
     - I don't think that the government can balance the wealth and power of the capitalist class.  joshcryer   May-22-11 06:52 PM   #41 
        - I agree, but some sort of government  socialist_n_TN   May-23-11 10:29 AM   #58 
  - Smashing a starbucks window is worse than doing nothing  Taitertots   May-22-11 08:07 PM   #49 
     - Most of them enjoy doing it. The "They only do it to distract the police!!!!!" excuse is BS  Very_Boring_Name   May-22-11 09:35 PM   #50 
     - Yes, there are hoodlums in the ranks.  joshcryer   May-22-11 10:15 PM   #54 
     - Even Gandhi said violence was superior to inaction  Downtown Hound   May-23-11 06:15 PM   #66 
        - No he didn't  Taitertots   May-24-11 05:27 PM   #70 
  - Depends on what kind of Anarchy...  FarLeftFist   May-22-11 03:30 PM   #9 
  - It depends on...  CJvR   May-22-11 03:53 PM   #10 
  - anarchists are just liberals who really hate bourgeois  BOG PERSON   May-22-11 03:58 PM   #11 
  - You're talking about Trotskyites, Anarchists do not distinguish between bourgeois...  joshcryer   May-22-11 04:42 PM   #23 
     - that's too bad  BOG PERSON   May-22-11 05:52 PM   #35 
        - David Graeber argues that Marxism is analytical strategy, whereas anarchism is ethical practice.  joshcryer   May-22-11 06:58 PM   #42 
           - well...  BOG PERSON   May-22-11 07:20 PM   #44 
              - Pfft, tell that to Cuba and Chavez' "Fifth International."  joshcryer   May-22-11 08:01 PM   #46 
                 - "Both the Cuban revolution and Chavez' "reforms"  socialist_n_TN   May-23-11 07:58 PM   #69 
  - Uh, technically anarchy is the extreme left, and totalitarin is extreme right  ixion   May-22-11 04:03 PM   #12 
  - Well, not technically  FarLeftFist   May-22-11 04:05 PM   #13 
     - Well, yes, according to the Classical Definition.  ixion   May-22-11 04:38 PM   #20 
     - "Anarcho"-capitalism has basically nothing to do with anarchism.  joshcryer   May-22-11 04:43 PM   #24 
  - Also far left wing.  Spider Jerusalem   May-22-11 04:05 PM   #14 
  - Let's break it down, shall we?  joshcryer   May-22-11 04:48 PM   #25 
  - Anarchists for the rich  ErikJ   May-22-11 04:11 PM   #15 
  - Dumb  alcibiades_mystery   May-22-11 04:26 PM   #17 
  - Wrong.  joshcryer   May-22-11 04:38 PM   #19 
  - Pass the popcorn.  Shagbark Hickory   May-22-11 04:55 PM   #29 
  - ridiculous. total garbage of a post.  inna   May-22-11 04:55 PM   #30 
  - No. Nt  krabigirl   May-22-11 05:52 PM   #36 
  - Emma Goldman, the Haymarket Martyrs (gave you the 8 hour work day), the Industrial Workers of the  Puregonzo1188   May-22-11 05:57 PM   #37 
  - Death cult (NT)  The Wizard   May-22-11 06:24 PM   #39 
  - No, traditionally anarchists are on the far left,  MadHound   May-22-11 07:01 PM   #43 
  - anarcho-capitalists are right wing  Warren Stupidity   May-22-11 07:59 PM   #45 
  - Individualist anarchists are socialists, don't buy the hype, the "anarcho"-capitalists are liars.  joshcryer   May-22-11 08:02 PM   #47 
     - we must have different definitions of individualist anarchists  Warren Stupidity   May-23-11 06:44 AM   #56 
  - Emma Goldman would bitchslap you for that.  Ken Burch   May-22-11 08:03 PM   #48 
  - They exist on both the right and left.  Sky Llama   May-22-11 09:37 PM   #51 
  - Left wing does not equal love of government. Authoritarians love government and plenty of it too.  TheKentuckian   May-22-11 09:47 PM   #52 
  - Anarchism is about as far left wing as you can get.  white_wolf   May-22-11 10:10 PM   #53 
  - Some early anarchists were amiable to the state, the Kronstadt rebellion changed some minds.  joshcryer   May-23-11 12:11 AM   #55 
     - You said something that is an error of the libertarian.  RandomThoughts   May-23-11 07:01 AM   #57 
     - What implementation? Where do you see a  socialist_n_TN   May-23-11 10:57 AM   #62 
        - In addition........  socialist_n_TN   May-23-11 11:11 AM   #65 
  - This post is what you call a "hit and run"  Shagbark Hickory   May-23-11 10:35 AM   #59 
  - AKA "flamebait"  cleanhippie   May-23-11 10:41 AM   #60 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-23-11 11:06 AM   #63 
  - "Anything I don't like or am scared by" = far right wing  Dreamer Tatum   May-23-11 10:42 AM   #61 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-23-11 11:06 AM   #64 
  - Political compasses have four points, not two.  Xithras   May-23-11 07:07 PM   #67 

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