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- Shadow People: Attacks On Humans Increasing
- The Frankfurt School and "political correctness": Conspiracy to Corrupt
- Being arrested is no small matter in England any more
- Freemen of the Land: A Barrister Writes
- If we can be 'transgender', why can't we be 'transracial'?
- Private Eye, 11th September 1970: Nothing Changes, Except for the Worse!
- Should our law be made by judges?
- Jury Nullification: A Barrister Writes
- A Libertarian Perspective on the National Health Service
- Rolf Harris – Beyond Reasonable Doubt? 2 Attachments
Daily Archives: 10 February, 2013
by Thomas Knapp
The New Political Asymmetry: Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide
We’ve recently entered another new year of full-on global cyber warfare between the world’s failing nation-states on one side and a growing population of networked resistance movements of all varieties and ideologies on the other. In the past week alone, and in the United States alone, two major hacks — of the Federal Reserve and of the Bush family email archive — have clearly demonstrated the asymmetric advantage those movements enjoy. Continue reading
by D.J Webb
I have umm’d and aah’d for a long time over how to approach this issue, because it often seems that libertarianism is an ideological reflex of personal interests. For example, Allister Heath at City AM, generally fairly free-market in his approach, called recently for tax reform, but a “reform” that would retain taxes on income and profits and avoid imposing any levies on the occupation of land. On this very LA blog, many people otherwise libertarian in their general views have seemed vituperatively to oppose shifting taxation from income and profits onto property. Such people are often vocal in decrying any attempt to talk about the “fairness” of the free market, while happy to accept state intervention to skew economic opportunities in the interests of those who already have wealth and property. It is likely that most people who are “free-market” in their view of economics are simply expressing their own interests in the economy. Continue reading