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Will Negative Interest Rates Save Us?

The modern banking system has been very successful at keeping most economists, politicians, mainstream media pundits and even many bankers confused about its real modes of operation. The confusion has been so great that the Bank of England’s Monetary Analysis Directorate recently published the papers “Money in the Modern Economy: An Introduction” (link here) and […]

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Secure Your Digital Assets from Attack

When maximizing the confidentiality of your personal information, the first thing to do is to ensure that your electronic devices are physically secure and that the information stored on them is encrypted. Reduce Your Exposure Even though you may take steps to reduce the risk of theft of your portable computing devices (by not leaving […]

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The Truth About Professional Associations

As societies become increasingly regulated by central bureaucracies, the working man’s traditional freedoms are slowly being extinguished.  Less than a century ago, doctors, lawyers and engineers could work without any state oversight, regulation or licensing.  The free market employed a system of apprenticing and relied upon reputation to sort the good practitioners from the bad. […]

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Libertarian Lives Matter

There is little question that individual liberty and economic stability have taken a beating during the past fifteen years.  Most state institutions, from the Supreme Court to local governments, have been active in diminishing our traditional freedoms.  CSIS and other alphabet soup spy agencies now intrude into our personal lives in order to categorize our […]

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The Übermensch vs. Uber & The Poor

In a previous article, I wrote about mankind’s greatest invention: The Free Market System. History has proven that there is no other system heretofore created that has generated so much wealth and prosperity for the average person. Plus, no other system has allowed so many of the poor to step up into a newly generated […]

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Man’s Greatest Invention. And His Worst.

We normally think of an invention as something we can touch and hold in our hands.  However, an invention can also be a process or a system – a way of doing things.  The greatest of man’s inventions isn’t the telephone, electricity, the airplane, the light bulb or the world wide web, but rather one […]

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The Battle Against Political Extremism

It is becoming more common for the mainstream media to warn Canadians about the threats posed by domestic extremists. This was emphasized by Vic Toews, the Canadian Minister of Public Safety, in his article entitled “Building Resilience Against Terrorism: Canada’s Counter-terrorism Strategy.” He warns that the peace, order and good government of Canada is in […]

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Charlie Hebdo Goes Critical

The murder of eleven employees of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris has grabbed international headlines. It was, indeed, an appalling act. Western media outlets went ballistic.  Politicians from around the world descended on Paris and locked arms in a staged event to show their support for the media and freedom of speech. (Whether the […]

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