Bitcoin related Strategic Uncertainty

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Libertarians like Friedrich Hayek (Nobel Laureate)  have been claiming for years that central banks are the source of many of the problems facing world markets. Now some very serious people see Bitcoin as an opportunity to reduce the need for United States Dollars in international transactions and remove central banks from the equation. On the …

Remembering the Birth of Neoliberalism on April 1, 1947

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As you protect yourself from April Fools’ jokes, you may want to take a little time to consider the birth of Neoliberalism. Professor Friedrich von Hayek organized a conference on this date in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland, to combat the growing threat posed by socialism circa 1947. For those tasked with supporting sustainability, there is now …

The Fight for America’s Innovation-Infrastructure: Post-Iraq Prep Part II

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Globalization, as it is currently practiced, was born in Mount Perlerin, Switzerland, at a meeting hosted by Friedrich von Hayek in 1947. Dr. Hayek called the Mount Perlerin meeting to counteract the “state ascendancy and Marxist or Keynesian planning sweeping the globe.” Free-markets, as we know them today, are simply Cold War Era constructs. They …