Liberty is about our own lives. The libertarian tradition provides the path forward to make it real. It is about more than studying. It is about living.
Archive for March, 2013
As governments try to take savings, we will have to act to prevent it. One of the best ways to do this is by reducing cash holdings and to buy gold instead.
Yes, I know I’ve written about Cyprus a lot. Because mark my words, the theft of retirement savings is a global trend.
For some time now — years actually — I have pondered the nature of liberty. Or more specifically, what liberty actually means to me.
The raid on Cypriot bank accounts hasn’t all been bad news. It has shown that individuals have a natural revulsion to socialism.
Let the Cypriot banks that are under threat die a quick death, even if that means not paying those who believe they are owed.
If you had looked over my shoulder yesterday you would have seen me devouring info on the latest raid by a national government on private savings. Of course, what’s happening in Cyprus is just a drop in the ocean compared to what’s happening here in Australia.
Bitcoin is digital currency. It doesn’t actually exist in our physical world…only in computers. It is not controlled by any government or central bank. And it’s private.
Today I talk to Nick Hubble about what could turn out to be one of the biggest bombshells set to hit the Australian mortgage industry.
Optimism Bias is the tendency to overestimate the chances of good events in our lives and underestimate the bad. According to psychologists, about 80% of us have the bias.