VICE's documentary on 3D Printed Guns. It follows Cody R Wilson of Austin Texas of defense distributed.Read more »
Is the free market an individualist or collectivist social arrangement? Don’t answer too quickly. It’s a trick question. Most people — free-market friend and free-market foe alike — will answer “individualist.” And that makes perfect sense. The free market describes a political/legal environment in which individuals are at liberty to engage in any peaceful activity, with only force and fraud prohibited. No one may aggressively interfere with another human being’s peaceful projects.Read more »
This is an article on how the lack of intellectual property laws within the bass fishing industry have allowed for a fast paced and highly competitive market where anyone can do well provided they have good products.Read more »
Sandy's aftermath demonstrates (again) how the use of force helps no one. If the storm demonstrates anything, it's how government force is not the correct response to any situation; especially natural disasters.Read more »
"The price of PV modules (Solar Photo voltaic) has fallen by 75 per cent since 2008, and some 45 per cent in 2011," said Kobad Bhavnagri, lead clean energy analyst, Australia, for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. "Every time global production of PV modules has doubled, the cost has fallen by 24 per cent," he said.Read more »
...a brand enforcer for the Olympic Deliverance Committee was on the top deck of a bus when he spotted the illegally arranged pizzas. “Under the Olympic Symbol Protection Act 1995 we have fined Dominoes for attempting to suggest a link between their business and the games by leaving out a number of pizzas on a counter that had a striking similarity to the Olympic rings logo.” Dominos denies the charges, and claim the pizzas were merely ‘waiting to be put in boxes’ a few moments before delivery.Read more »
According to the 18th annual Index of Economic Freedom, released Thursday morning by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, ... America has slid from No. 9 in 2011 to tenth place today. Indeed, this is the fourth consecutive year in which the U.S. fell a notch. Out of a perfect score of 100, America declined 1.5 points to 76.3. Denmark, No. 11, scored 76.2.Read more »
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