AN ANARCHIST PATH TO THE LIBERATION OF COMMUNITY <- click link for document.
by Laddie Lushin, Esq.1
This work documents and substantiates a cutting-edge new organizational path that
avoids the corporate structures that are so profoundly inappropriate and disadvantageous for
intentional communities. It uses a flexible and fitting LLC structure but one that partakes of
a co-operative and nonprofit character to good advantage. It relies upon two wellestablished
rules of law, both of which independently preclude it from being a separate entity
for federal tax purposes. Its unique organizational and tax status together permit an
extraordinarily high level of community and personal autonomy. They also permit a broad
restructuring of many general characteristics and operating features that tend to support a
deepening of community, preserving its integrity, and enhancing its prospects for success.
This anarchist path to an autonomous community is boldly innovative, legally sound, and