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Social Credit Systems: the unholy marriage of big government and social media

Wired released an article titled “Big Data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens” last October. It is a long but good read, particularly since the story covers two bases I’ve been harping about on this blog: big government and the dangers of social media.

The entire article is worth a read on its own. I’ve posted the ma… Read more

A short, objective analysis: “You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it”

You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work becaus

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The Chapwood Index: why government released inflation data is fake

My last article discussed how Keynesian economic theory is used as a persuasion tool for current institutions of power to gain even more power. One of the keys to hide the destructiveness of Keynesian theory is to lie about inflation. Manufactured inflation numbers pose as “scientific data” to justify economic policy and interest rate decis… Read more

Ontario’s ban on StubHub scalper bots will backfire on the consumer

Another day, another overreaching bill being passed in Ontario, Canada.

This time it’s a “consumer protection bill” proposed by the┬áMinistry of Government and Consumer Services:

TORONTO — Ontario is set to introduce ticket sale legislation today that would ban so-called scalper bots and impose new rules on reselling ticke

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