Anarchy

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Anarchy refers to the state of a society being freely constituted without authorities or a governing body.wikipedia
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Free association (Marxism and anarchism)

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These are often described as stateless societies, although several authors have defined them more specifically as institutions based on non-hierarchical free associations.
The abolition of private property by a free association of producers is the original goal of the communists and anarchists and it is identified with anarchy and communism itself.

State (polity)

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The word originally meant leaderlessness, but Pierre-Joseph Proudhon adopted the term in his 1840 treatise What Is Property? to refer to anarchism, a new political philosophy which advocates stateless societies based on voluntary associations. The Ukrainian Anarchist during the Russian Civil War (also called the Black Army) organized the Free Territory, an anarchist society committed to resisting state authority, whether capitalist or communist.
Anarchism is a political philosophy which considers the state and hierarchies to be immoral, unnecessary and harmful and instead promotes a stateless society, or anarchy, a self-managed, self-governed society based on voluntary, cooperative institutions.

Issues in anarchism

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Thus, the former is often referred to as right-wing libertarianism or simply right-libertarianism whereas the latter is described by the terms libertarian socialism, socialist libertarianism, left-libertarianism and left-anarchism.
While most anarcho-capitalists theorists and scholars divide anarchism into social anarchism vis-à-vis individualist anarchism meaning socialism vs. capitalism, seeing the two as mutually exclusive although accepting all anarchist schools of thought under panarchy on the basis of voluntaryism, anarchist theorists and scholars opposing to anarcho-capitalism reject this, not seeing them as a struggle between socialism and capitalism or as mutually exclusive, but instead as complementary, with their differences mainly being based on the means to attain anarchy, rather than on their ends, arguing against certain anarcho-capitalist theorists and scholars who see individualist anarchism as pro-capitalist and reiterating that anarchism as a whole is socialist, meaning libertarian and anti-statist socialism.

Anarchism

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The word originally meant leaderlessness, but Pierre-Joseph Proudhon adopted the term in his 1840 treatise What Is Property? to refer to anarchism, a new political philosophy which advocates stateless societies based on voluntary associations.

Social anarchism

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Strains of anarchism have been divided into the categories of social and individualist anarchism or similar dual classifications.
While most anarcho-capitalists theorists and scholars divide anarchism into social anarchism vis-à-vis individualist anarchism meaning socialism vs. capitalism, seeing the two as mutually exclusive although accepting all anarchist schools of thought under panarchy on the basis of voluntaryism, anarchist theorists and scholars opposing to anarcho-capitalism reject this, not seeing them as a struggle between socialism and capitalism or as mutually exclusive, but instead as complementary, with their differences mainly being based on the means to attain anarchy, rather than on their ends, arguing against certain anarcho-capitalist theorists and scholars who see individualist anarchism as pro-capitalist and reiterating that anarchism as a whole is socialist, meaning libertarian and anti-statist socialism.

Right-libertarianism

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Thus, the former is often referred to as right-wing libertarianism or simply right-libertarianism whereas the latter is described by the terms libertarian socialism, socialist libertarianism, left-libertarianism and left-anarchism.
They justify the state on the grounds that it is the logical consequence of adhering to the non-aggression principle and argue that anarchy is immoral because it implies that the non-aggression principle is optional and that the enforcement of laws under anarchism is open to competition.

Republic

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The Cromwell regime had discredited republicanism, and most thinkers felt that republics ended in either anarchy or tyranny.

List of anarchist communities

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The Ukrainian Anarchist during the Russian Civil War (also called the Black Army) organized the Free Territory, an anarchist society committed to resisting state authority, whether capitalist or communist.
There are also several instances of mass society "anarchies" that have come about from explicitly anarchist revolutions, including the Free Territory of Ukraine and the Shinmin autonomous region in Manchuria.

Individualist anarchism

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Strains of anarchism have been divided into the categories of social and individualist anarchism or similar dual classifications.
For him, "the chief importance is given not to Anarchism as the aim but to Anarchy as the continuous quest for the aim".

Anarcho-capitalism

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Right-libertarians are divided into minarchists and anarcho-capitalists or voluntarists.
Economist Alex Tabarrok claimed that Somalia in its stateless period provided a "unique test of the theory of anarchy", in some aspects near of that espoused by anarcho-capitalists David D. Friedman and Murray Rothbard.

The Art of Not Being Governed

The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia
In The Art of Not Being Governed, James C. Scott studies Zomia, a vast stateless upland region on Southeast Asia.

Peter Leeson

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Peter Leeson examines a variety of institutions of private law enforcement developed in anarchic situations by eighteenth century pirates, preliterate tribesmen, and Californian prison gangs.
Leeson has written extensively on the economics of anarchy and has suggested that "self-governance works better than you think."

Anomie

anarchyanomicNormlessness
As an older variant, the 1913 Webster's Dictionary reports use of the word anomie as meaning "disregard or violation of the law" but anomie as a social disorder is not to be confused with anarchy.

Power vacuum

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Society

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It may also refer to a society or group of people that totally rejects hierarchy.

Social group

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It may also refer to a society or group of people that totally rejects hierarchy.

Hierarchy

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These are often described as stateless societies, although several authors have defined them more specifically as institutions based on non-hierarchical free associations. It may also refer to a society or group of people that totally rejects hierarchy.

Leadership

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The word originally meant leaderlessness, but Pierre-Joseph Proudhon adopted the term in his 1840 treatise What Is Property? to refer to anarchism, a new political philosophy which advocates stateless societies based on voluntary associations.

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

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The word originally meant leaderlessness, but Pierre-Joseph Proudhon adopted the term in his 1840 treatise What Is Property? to refer to anarchism, a new political philosophy which advocates stateless societies based on voluntary associations.

Property is theft!

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The word originally meant leaderlessness, but Pierre-Joseph Proudhon adopted the term in his 1840 treatise What Is Property? to refer to anarchism, a new political philosophy which advocates stateless societies based on voluntary associations.

Political philosophy

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The word originally meant leaderlessness, but Pierre-Joseph Proudhon adopted the term in his 1840 treatise What Is Property? to refer to anarchism, a new political philosophy which advocates stateless societies based on voluntary associations.

Voluntary association

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The word originally meant leaderlessness, but Pierre-Joseph Proudhon adopted the term in his 1840 treatise What Is Property? to refer to anarchism, a new political philosophy which advocates stateless societies based on voluntary associations.

Government

Form of governmentgovernmentsgovernmental
In practical terms, anarchy can refer to the curtailment or abolition of traditional forms of government and institutions.

Institution

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In practical terms, anarchy can refer to the curtailment or abolition of traditional forms of government and institutions.

Nation

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It can also designate a nation or any inhabited place that has no system of government or central rule.