Living with Covid19

On July 19 in England all legally mandated Covid 19-specific restrictions are to be lifted. In Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales the pace of easement is slower, though around mid-August legal restrictions will be similarly eased. The removal of legal restrictions will still leave in place government guidance on the wearing of face masks and social distancing in crowded indoor spaces. However, the relaxation of laws and social rules is Read More
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Crypto-Currencies

Crypto Currencies: A Note Central Banks are attacking crypto-currencies. An example is Frank Elderson, who is Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, recently (March 16th) said that: "Crypto-assets are volatile. They lack any intrinsic value and there is no reliable institution backing them." Some commentators have, users of Bitcoin for example, have argued that this is outdated thinking, and that Bitcoin is now Read More
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The Revolution of Civil Society

"The Revolution of Civil Society"   New Book by Michael Lloyd From Locke to Hayek to Trump: The Trail of Neo-liberalism and the Need for a New Social Enlightenment How Did We Get Neoliberalism? John Locke was a philosopher of the British Enlightenment in the 17th century. His views, together with his Scottish contemporary, Adam Smith, ushered in the concepts of liberal individualism and the unmediated, by human Read More
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