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==About==
 
==About==
[[Free-marketism]] is a [[belief]] in the general superiority of solutions based on [[free market/unregulated|free-as-in-unregulated market]] principles. It is usually accompanied by a [[propertarianism|belief in strong property rights]], with enforcement of such rights being one of the few (if any) legitimate functions of [[government]].
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[[Marketism]] (short for [[free market fundamentalism]]) is a [[similarity cluster|loose aggregation]] of [[belief]]s that generally [[anti-governmentism|oppose government]] and favor private enterprise in the form of [[free market/unregulated|free-as-in-unregulated market]] principles. Ironically, it tends to destroy free markets by allowing monopolies to exist.
  
A society based on free-marketist principles would be a form of [[minarchy]], but there are no known examples of any such society that is both highly technological and either prosperous or peaceful, much less successful at maintaining [[human rights]].
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Key characteristics include:
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* advocacy against government regulation of private business
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** which they often refer to as "[[small government]]"
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** commonly known as laissez-faire economics
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** some forms advocate for the [[anarcho-capitalism|abolishment of government altogether]]
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* general reduction in the "[[government/size|size]]" and reach of government ([[minarchism]])
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* where [[government]] is seen as having any legitimate role at all, its only legitimate functions are:
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** enforcement of [[property rights]] ([[propertarianism]]) and other "[[natural rights]]"
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** [[contract enforcement]]
  
Free-marketists commonly self-identify as [[voluntarist]]s, [[minarchist]]s, [[anarcho-capitalist]]s, and/or [[libertarian]]s.
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A society based on marketist principles would be a form of [[minarchy]] or [[anarchy]], but there are no known examples of any such society that is both highly technological and either prosperous or peaceful, much less successful at maintaining [[human rights]] or even "[[natural rights]]".
 
===Terminology===
 
===Terminology===
* [[Free-marketism]] is [[belief]] in a system of [[free market/unregulated|free/unregulated markets]].
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* [[Marketism]] is short for [[market fundamentalism]] or [[free market fundamentalism]], and is also known as [[free-marketism]] and [[market extremism]].
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* An adherent of [[marketism]] is called a [[marketeer]], [[marketist]], [[free-marketeer]] or [[free-marketist]].
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* [[Marketism]] that advocates for "smaller" government (i.e. deregulation) rather than ''no'' government (i.e. [[anarchism]]) is a form of [[minarchism]].
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* [[Marketism]] is [[belief]] in a system of [[free market/unregulated|free/unregulated markets]].
 
* Adherents of this ideology are referred to as [[free marketeer]]s or [[free marketarian]]s. They are also often (especially in the {{USA}}) [[libertarian]]s, though that ideology is generally a superset of free-marketism.
 
* Adherents of this ideology are referred to as [[free marketeer]]s or [[free marketarian]]s. They are also often (especially in the {{USA}}) [[libertarian]]s, though that ideology is generally a superset of free-marketism.
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* [[Marketist]]s commonly self-identify as [[voluntarist]]s, [[minarchist]]s, [[anarcho-capitalist]]s, and/or [[libertarian]]s ([[libertarianism/American|especially]] in the {{USA}}).
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** [[Marketeer]]s who advocate for the complete abolishment of government often self-identify as [[anarcho-capitalist]]s ([[AnCap]]s for short), a form of [[anarchism]]
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** [[Marketeer]]s often refer to their ideology as "[[Austrian economics]]", a reference to the [[Mises Institute]].
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===Related Pages===
 
===Related Pages===
 
* [[Libertarianism/American]]
 
* [[Libertarianism/American]]
 
===Subpages===
 
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* [[/beliefs]] - basic premises, sometimes supported by (faulty) logic
 
* [[/beliefs]] - basic premises, sometimes supported by (faulty) logic
* [[/claims]] - common claims made by free-marketists, derived from their core beliefs
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* [[/claims]] - common claims made by marketists, derived from their core beliefs
* [[/contradictions]] - how free-marketist beliefs contradict each other
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* [[/contradictions]] - how marketist beliefs contradict each other
* [[/fallacies]] - logical fallacies often committed within free-marketist ideology
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* [[/fallacies]] - logical fallacies often committed within marketist ideology
* [[/religion]] - how free-marketism is like a religion
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* [[/religion]] - how marketism is like a religion
 
===Corpsplaining===
 
===Corpsplaining===
 
Free-marketeers often defend corporate evil in terms that are very similar to [[mansplainer]] attacks on feminism, such as "not all corporations are bad" (see [[not all men]] [http://crunchbang.org/start#%22not%20all%20men%22]).
 
Free-marketeers often defend corporate evil in terms that are very similar to [[mansplainer]] attacks on feminism, such as "not all corporations are bad" (see [[not all men]] [http://crunchbang.org/start#%22not%20all%20men%22]).

Latest revision as of 19:38, 27 May 2019

About

Marketism (short for free market fundamentalism) is a loose aggregation of beliefs that generally oppose government and favor private enterprise in the form of free-as-in-unregulated market principles. Ironically, it tends to destroy free markets by allowing monopolies to exist.

Key characteristics include:

A society based on marketist principles would be a form of minarchy or anarchy, but there are no known examples of any such society that is both highly technological and either prosperous or peaceful, much less successful at maintaining human rights or even "natural rights".

Terminology

Related Pages

Subpages

  • /beliefs - basic premises, sometimes supported by (faulty) logic
  • /claims - common claims made by marketists, derived from their core beliefs
  • /contradictions - how marketist beliefs contradict each other
  • /fallacies - logical fallacies often committed within marketist ideology
  • /religion - how marketism is like a religion

Corpsplaining

Free-marketeers often defend corporate evil in terms that are very similar to mansplainer attacks on feminism, such as "not all corporations are bad" (see not all men [1]).

Notes

There is some discussion of these ideas on Google+.

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