Category Archives: Economics

Machinery of Freedom

Read David Friedman’s Machinery of Freedom last week, pretty good stuff. I think Machinery of Freedom pretty neatly presents some real implementation options for a libertarian society. I especially enjoyed: The calculation that the working class could buy up all … Continue reading

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Is selfishness a modern phenomenon?

A recent BBC documentary duppeddubbed the 20th century as the century of the self. In general, the modern (western) society has been seen as a dominantly individualist, selfish social structure. People don’t care about each other, the poor are abandoded, … Continue reading

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Data protection and insider trading regulation—regulating information in the market

Data protection and insider trading regulation—regulating information in the market Let’s assume that personal data is a commodity, that can be traded by the individual for some utility. This is not quite true, but can give us an interesting perspective. … Continue reading

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