Would Wage Slavery Still Exist in Anarcho-Capitalism?

One of the common left anarchist critiques of market anarchism, especially anarcho-capitalism, is the existence of “wage slavery”. Generally the concept is understood as such: Within contemporary capitalism, sometimes referred to as crony capitalism or state capitalism, there exists a compulsion to work for a wage. This compulsion is not a typical form of coercion. […]

Nightmares and Self Confidence

I used to have nightmares. Almost every night. Usually they were some sort of stress dream. Maybe an unstoppable creep chasing me through the house. Other times my teeth falling out while I watched helplessly in the mirror. One thing that was very common was a sense of helplessness. Even in the rare dream where […]

How to Get Companies to Use Your Designs

  Today I want to discuss how designers can get businesses to use their work. Though my experience is running a t-shirt company, I think what I’m about to say has wider application for designers in all fields. I’m going to dissect three messages I’ve received from artists with offers to use their work. None […]

Today I’m Grateful for Jakob Mathis

Life has always been a rollercoaster. I hit intense highs and fall into some brutal lows. Though I’m over all happy and confident there’s a lot of uncertainty. Lately every weekend I’ve been meeting up with my close friend Jakob Mathis. We get together at his place and play through the Call of Duty Zombie […]

Lessons From a Failed T-shirt Store

Before my success with Ethereum Clothing I had a failed T-shirt store, Stateless Apparel (aka SA). It was a side project I took up during my time with the Praxis program. Inspired by my interest in freedom and Libertarian Philosophy, I decided I could find a way to help spread ideas through design. Lots of fun but it was […]