The New Libertarianism

With  the  official disbanding  of  the Vietnam  Moratorium Committee  and  the disintegration  of  New  Left activism in general,  a vacuum  has been created within the radical movement.  As the productive elements of New Leftism fade away, the void is quickly being filled by a familiar two-headed beast:  the old scarred and ugly face of doctrinaire […]

Left and Right: The Psychology Of Opposites

What is Left? What is Right? On the rapidly changing American scene the distinction between Left and Right is becoming more and more a question of personal psychology. The scramble of ideologies is undergoing such an upheaval at present it is virtually impossible to label a political candidate on the basis of his position papers. […]

What The Movement Needs

This may well be a long, cool summer of consolidation. The political establishment will be seeking to consolidate its power behind an advancing wave of law-and-order blue-nose, Constitutional ‘constructionism’. (Constructionism is a new code word for reading the Constitution as instrument of state power rather than individual freedom.) Radical opponents of the state also will […]