I first came into contact with libertarianism through a work I will not name here, because I’ve already given it too much attention. Over time, my initial reservations have turned to outright rejection of this political philosophy.
Dear US citizens, the last time I was in the US is over two decades ago, but what I — and possibly a lot of other people around the world — cannot understand is why a lot of you won’t vote Biden.
Protests against racism have dominated the week this past week, following the murder of George Floyd in the US. I know, it’s being called ‘his death’ in all the news outlets, but this is my personal web space, and I feel justified in calling a police officer kneeing somebody in the neck until they die ‘murder’ – even if it hasn’t been proven in a court of law (yet). What lessons can we draw from this?
We’re in a global economic depression right now, due to Covid-19. Logical, right: lockdowns around the world, businesses completely shut down, people not working. But did you know economic depressions have a lot less to do with cold hard numbers than you might think?