Wordsworth Donisthorpe Search Articles See More Wordsworth Donisthorpe Jan 1st, 1889 The Functions of the State In pursuit of understanding what the state may legitimately do, Donisthorpe explains what modern states actually do. Wordsworth Donisthorpe Jan 1st, 1889 The Structure of the State Donisthorpe stakes his claim for democracy, both the general trend of history and the first step to a more individualistic world. Wordsworth Donisthorpe Jan 1st, 1889 Who Governs Whom, and How Setting the tone for the rest of his book, our author argues that complex societies require innumerable interlocking and overlapping local institutions. Wordsworth Donisthorpe Jan 1st, 1889 Integration with Decentralization Surveying the history of states from the fall of Rome to modern Britain, Donisthorpe introduces his plea for “Integration with Decentralization.” Wordsworth Donisthorpe Jan 1st, 1889 The Germ of the State Donisthorpe begins this important contribution to trans‐Atlantic libertarianism by investigating the claim that the state is an organism. Benjamin Tucker and Wordsworth Donisthorpe Nov 1st, 1897 After Nestor: Libertarian Globalism, Libertarian Localism While early libertarians like Tucker and Donisthorpe built a trans‐Atlantic movement, less hopeful figures looked to diffusion and localism. Wordsworth Donisthorpe and Benjamin Tucker Nov 1st, 1897 After Nestor: The Woes of an Anarchist In a delightful display of trans‐Atlantic libertarianism and radical individualism, Wordsworth Donisthorpe pours out his troubled soul. Wordsworth Donisthorpe Mar 1st, 1880 Take the Sting Out of Socialism With Individualism In our concluding number, Donisthorpe suggests that industrial capitalism is no divine command; it is a fact of history, not Nature. Wordsworth Donisthorpe Mar 1st, 1880 The Capitalist’s Place in the New Economy Donisthorpe argues that once workers were respected as more than drudge‐laborers, everyone could be a capitalist and entrepreneur with few settling for socialism. Wordsworth Donisthorpe Mar 1st, 1880 Bridging the Class Divide Our chess‐playing, motion picture‐inventing, radical individualist author urges gentlemanly peers to share their profits and respect their workers. Wordsworth Donisthorpe Mar 1st, 1880 Without Reform, the Communists Will Win In our first selection from The Claims of Labour, Donisthorpe surveys his philosophy, purpose, and method of unifying capitalists and laborers.