No they're not. They're responsible for paying the employee an agreed upon rate for their work. You make it sound like the company is supposed to act like everybody's mommy and daddy.
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"No coloreds" was in many places a law, not a business rule. The argument that many free market supporters make (myself included) is that the market would have naturally moved toward inclusiveness. Sure, some assholes will still be assholes. And thinking people would avoid those stores, diminishing their market presence until they disappeared naturally.
Laws that forced businesses to hide their racism let racism fester. Rather than allow those people to put their stupidity on display for the world to mock, we now had racists making tons of money of "those n*****rs" they hated. They're still racist, but now they are practically legally obligated to make money off of their object of hate. Is that really better in the long run?
Sounds to me like the way a lot of people drive in real life...
Libertarianism doesn't dismiss externalities and solutions to them. Take your slurs elsewhere.
I'm out of mod points, so I'll just say: Good post.
Then why all the fuss about burning down the Brazilian rain forests?
As opposed to Democrats who love illegal immigrants and want them here by the millions, but then can't understand why wages can't keep up as the labor market gets flooded.
You're referring of course to the billions of people around the world who drive cars, use electricity, burn trees for heat, or any other activity which contributes to climate change, yes?
Convince the world to go back to a pre-industrial standard of living, and all the industry funded "science" in the world won't make a difference. There won't BE a fossil fuel industry.
You can do that like everyone else. Invest your income.
Why should your children be paid for work you did? No other type of profession gets that, why are "artists" special?
Assuming there were any good intentions seems awfully hasty...
What? Why would anyone voluntarily report to jail for tax avoidance. Come and get me assholes!
Now what are you going to do in your aggression-free world?
And aren't garnishment and liens aggression? What would you call it today if the US just took things from other countries? Wouldn't that be aggression? Aren't taxes themselves aggression? Taking something from someone - in this case the fruit if their labor - without their permission?
Life is aggression.
LOL, whatever you you, Mr. Internet Badass.
In any of a million ways. Here's a simple one using your civil disobedience: refusing to pay taxes which they believe are unjust.
It's non-violent civil disobedience. How will the rule of law be upheld without the use of aggression by the state?
Wait, so you're saying liberals are better than conservatives and conservatives are merely tolerated, after listing the atrocities committed by liberals?
You're a typical left-wing nutjob. You'll prove to everyone how superior you are even if it kills them.
So when the minority disagrees with the outcome of democracy and simply ignores the law, how does the democracy keep them in line? Asking them nicely to cooperate? Or by using aggression to punish the offenders?