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The Bogeyman Fallacy of Evil ‘Unregulated’ Banks: How Free Banking Could Bring Transparency, Stability, and Choice

The Bogeyman Fallacy of Evil ‘Unregulated’ Banks: How Free Banking Could Bring Transparency, Stability, and Choice

Nathan Friend February 20, 2017 0

There is a phantom menace that Marxists hold dear. Indeed, in the times of milk and honey following the overthrow the bloated bourgeoisie and the ascension of Comrade Corbyn, ‘unregulated’ banks will take their

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Black cabs are fighting a losing battle against Uber

Black cabs are fighting a losing battle against Uber

Sophie Sandor March 21, 2016 6

A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research examines different types of taxis in terms of efficiency across five cities by comparing UberX drivers with traditional taxi drivers. Efficiency is measured

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In Defence Of Martin Shkreli

In Defence Of Martin Shkreli

Joey Simnett September 25, 2015 0

Martin Shkreli is currently one of the most hated men on the internet. The founder and CEO of Turing phamaceuticals has faced public criticism over his decision to raise the retail price of Daraprim

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Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Joey Simnett August 17, 2015 0

Recently, farmers have been protesting that supermarket chains have been purchasing their milk for “below production cost” (notably Tesco, which has now apparently switched its main controversy from horses to cows, the old troublemaker). This

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Survival Of The Fittest Is The Real Left Wing Doctrine

Survival Of The Fittest Is The Real Left Wing Doctrine

Backbencher September 20, 2013 1

Jack Wharton contends that, in their objections to zero hours contracts, the left have exposed some of their inherent contradictions Have you ever wondered why you can’t reason with a leftie? Why the militant

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Gift Economy: Living Without Money

Gift Economy: Living Without Money

Sam Woolfe September 4, 2013 2

A gift economy is a model of exchange where valuables or some commodity is given away without an agreement for an immediate or future reward. Every transaction involves either giving or receiving gifts and

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The Free Market And The Evolution Of Technology

The Free Market And The Evolution Of Technology

Backbencher August 2, 2013 0

Human progress depends on encouraging trade and free-enterprise capitalism, not fettering it During the days when human civilisation was still in its early infancy, in the fertile plains between the Euphrates and Tigris, there

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How to Deal With Porn 101: A Capitalist’s Lesson for the Coalition

How to Deal With Porn 101: A Capitalist’s Lesson for the Coalition

Backbencher July 31, 2013 0

Richard Elliott on the better alternative: ‘conscious’ capitalism The Co-operative has this week provided an existential business ultimatum for men’s lifestyle magazines, or ‘lads’ mags’; to either introduce covers, in the form of opaque

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How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

Alex MacDonald July 18, 2013 1

The time of the fortified multinational may well be coming to an end, but not through government enforcement or international law being implemented, but via technological advances. Google, Koch Brothers, and many more need

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Old Holborn: Let Capitalism fight Jihad

Old Holborn: Let Capitalism fight Jihad

Old Holborn July 8, 2013 8

  You’ll read lots of comment regarding the current upheavals going on in what I prefer to term as “2nd World Islamic” nations. These are not the nations that are still ruled by tribalists

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