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"The Government Can"

http://www.youtube.com

Great video on the wide ranging "capabilities" of the government. Entertaining, catchy tune and educational as well.

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There Are More Slaves Today Than at Any Time in Human History

http://www.alternet.org

I want to be very clear what I mean when I say the word slavery. If you look it up in Webster's dictionary, the first definition is "drudgery or toil." It's become a metaphor for undue hardship, because we assume that once you legally abolish something, it no longer exists. But as a matter of reality for up to 27 million people in the world, slaves are those forced to work, held through fraud, under threat of violence, for no pay beyond subsistence. It's a very spare definition.

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The Power of Statelessness

http://www.hoover.org

This article from the Hoover Institute explains that statelessness is an asset and that large bureaucracy leads to its own demise. The article begins with a very nice anarchist view, but then takes a slightly statist approach.

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Man Arrested for writing complaint letters to his local govt

http://www.thepittsburghchannel.com

A Bridgeville man who was arrested and convicted after making repeated complaints to his local government took his appeal to one of Pennsylvania's highest courts on Tuesday.

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Bullion and Bandits: The Improbable Rise and Fall of E-Gold

http://www.wired.com

Florida oncologist Douglas Jackson gave up his medical practice to pursue the crazy dream of creating a digital currency independent of any nation, and backed by gold and silver. Libertarians and computer criminals were thrilled, but the U.S. government was determined to stop him. And it did.

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