Commentary

Good Ideas Don’t Require Force

Written by Dean Tea. When I shop at Shoppers Drug Mart the cashier always asks if I have an Optimum Card and whether I would be interested in signing up for one. If I did sign up, I would become part of the store’s customer loyalty program and be...
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Commentary

City on Lockdown

Written by Winter Trabex. The city of Manchester, New Hampshire is divided in half by the Merrimack River. There are two sides: the west side, and the east side. On May 13th, at around 2:30 in the morning, two officers of the Manchester Police Department were shot on the...
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Anarchy

The Psychology of Agorism

Agorism is the ultimate anarchistic act; it is partly black market economics—but it can encapsulate a variety of markets. The purpose of agorism is to create anarchism or a free society through trade while disregarding government thugs. It is counter economics. For example, an agorist peddles his drugs, food, or whatever freely...
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Commentary

With the Stroke of a Pen

Written by Winter Trabex. The economic situation in Venezuela has been dire for some time now. Every day, a new report surfaces of what the country has run out of: toilet paper, tampons, gasoline, and all kinds of food. Throughout the expanding crisis, the country’s police force has largely...
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Anarchy

Against Voting

Written by Jared Howe There are conditions under which victims can share responsibility for a crime. Following are three examples:  Three people are hiding in a closet because a home invader breaks into their home. All three people are victims of this invasion. If two of the three people secretly...
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Economics

Monopoly Money

Written by Christophe Cieters. As money developed and people opted to place it in secured storage, banks started issuing bank notes which represented a client’s deposit at the bank and the promise to redeem each note for the amount of gold it represented at a 100% reserve rate. Market...
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