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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Commentary

How to Fund Roads with Bitcoin

Written by Ray Whitledge. Anyone who has ever tried debating the merits of free markets over government monopolies has certainly run into the tired old question “But who will build the roads?” And while the possible answers to this question are limited only by the imagination, many people won’t...
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Commentary

Is Non-Voting an Indication of Apathy?

Written by Lisa DeLasho. Here’s why I don’t vote. It has NOTHING to do with apathy…in fact, it is quite the opposite. You see, I don’t vote because I actually DO care about what happens to, well…everyone, everywhere. 1) Voting gives the illusion of choice. Is being “allowed” to...
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Commentary

Ratifying Violence

Written by Winter Trabex. For the first few years of America’s existence, the country did not have a Constitution. Rather, it had the Articles of Confederation. The Articles specified that most government power would be given to the individual states. In fact, the push for state’s rights under the...
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Economics

Money: Rain Check

Written by Christophe Cieters. During the 14th century Renaissance in Northern Italy, banks as we know them today started to form in earnest. Gold and silver were still the dominant media of exchange; people used precious metals in their daily transactions and banks acted as highly secured storage facilities...
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