How would the police be handled in a free society without government? The people of Egypt are giving us a glimpse.Read more »
What ignited the antigovernment revolts in Tunisia and then Egypt? Police "cracking down" on one man selling vegetables without a permit.Read more »
"A politician in a New York suburb called police on two 13-year-old boys for selling cupcakes and other baked goods without a permit, according to a report Monday. A permit to sell things in the park costs $150 to $350 for two hours and a $1 million insurance certificate is also required."Read more »
Agorism from your kitchen. Cook a meal and sell portions...Read more »
How is that for a currency with software that is still in beta? Maybe the fact the fed cant print $600 billion coins on a whim has something to do with it.Read more »
Bitcoin is a free and easy to use, open source peer-to-peer electronic cash system that is completely decentralized, without the need for a central server or trusted parties.
Users hold the crypto keys to their own money and transact directly with each other, with the help of a P2P network to check for double-spending. Users can transfer money easily through the Internet, without having to trust middlemen. Third parties can’t prevent or control your transactions.Read more »
It’s the “there is no spoon” view. It is the realization that the State isn’t a thing or a place, it’s only an idea. And it is a terrible idea, at that. And once you realize that the State is only an idea — you can begin to accurately and peacefully address the problem immediately.
Once you believe that the State isn’t interested in expanding liberty, only in limiting it; that the political class uses violence as a matter of practice, which is in direct opposition to peace; and that violence is a terrible way to get things done … there are 3 options ...Read more »
Government continues to clamp down on the economy, watching everything it seems. From gold to homes, the Federal State is keeping an eye on anything of value. This places a huge burden on the gold-sellers and the mortgage-lenders, who are being treated as if they are peddling weapons!Read more »
For those that don’t know, a zero-sum game is any game that says “for me to win, you must lose.” It pits everybody and everything against each-other, and leads to an “either-or” mentality.
It leads to destructive logic like this: “We need to sacrifice the free market to save the free market.” “We need to suspend personal liberty in order to save liberty.” “We need to restrict free speech on the Internet in order to save it.” Or, the latest one, “We need to make health-care less accessible in order to make it more available.”Read more »
The trending toward alternative currencies in Michigan have been getting more attention since last week, when Connect Mid-Michigan did a short write up about it. There has been recent discussion both in blogs and mainstream media, including The Financial Post and NBC.Read more »
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