Mandela and apartheid

In 1880 the British attacked the Boer republics (also of Western culture) and were soundly defeated at Bronkhorstspruit, Laing’s Nek, Schuinshoogte, and Majuba. In 1899 they tried again suffering three devastating defeats by the Boer Republics…

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Skills shortage

Arse-creeping (brown-nosing) is the most common skill in the layers upon layers of corporate and government bureaucracies who employ the vast majority of people. Those who master the skill earn…

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The laughing lion and the doves

Perhaps the ashes of the labour guilds will be the phoenix that will form the nucleus of an alternative to bureaucracies, both corporate and government. There is a thin layer…

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It is our duty to be free

It is our duty to be free If a soldier is imprisoned by the enemy, don’t we consider it his duty to escape?. . .If we value the freedom of mind and…

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Recessions accelerate dispossession

Recessions accelerate dispossession We need to grasp that recessions are a totally artificial manipulation of currency credit to cause bankruptcies and dispossession of property and enslavement of labour Visual CapitalistThis…

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The US needs Saudi Arabia

The US needs Saudi Arabia If Arabia accepts Euros (like Saddam), or gold (like Muammar) for oil, the US would go bankrupt. How does that work? If another country needs…

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National debt, inflation, and taxes

The argument for banks managing our money was that politicians could not be trusted to not inflate the currency for spending on influence. So how well do the banks do by…

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Pay and productivity

Pay and productivity Since 1973 there has been a divergence of pay and productivity, contributing to the massive income inequality. What happened in 1973? Canada is a text book example.…

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Parasitic financing

Once upon a time an entrepreneur envisaged a watermill in a village with all the resources and skills to construct one. The mill’s construction drew on forests and quarries for raw…

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The magic of money

Once upon a time a little village had merchants such as the baker and brewer who provided bread and beer to the carpenter and farmer, knowing that in exchange the carpenter kept the furniture…

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Free money alternatives

We have been trained to accept that capital comes from savings. Savers are paid interest, and lenders are charged a little higher rate to cover expenses, and hopefully make a small…

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