In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about one of the great frauds of the 20th century. He gives rise to some interesting thought on intellectual property. How the film symbolizes how monopolies work with copyrights controllers and patent markets.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about the effects of disintermediation on the marketplace. How some institutions are no longer needed. This great theme of 2015 coming through technology of peer to peer exchanges.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about scammers and pump and dump schemes in the Bitcoin space and how it will be bullish. He focuses on the tech sector and the stages that they go through. He expresses sadness in the forced regulations and requirements that end up harassing the end users.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about how the resistance of homeschooling parents against education monopoly is changing the state power structure. He shares how home school kids are better socialized than kids locked into a single age group. He also talks about the anti-tax home school movement.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker answers the question: Is there such a thing as political freedom. He also discusses if there is political freedom under anarchism. He focuses on the highest goals of this type of freedom without third party states and law being part of the market economy.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about the common ownership as a "communistic" part of capitalism. He explains the intellectual property with restrictions versus commonly owned ideas and creativity. Tucker demonstrates how Christmas is the best example of the free market when copyright and trademarks don't interfering with commerce. There is so much growth and money to be made when left in the public "Common" domain through sharing within a capitalistic framework.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker discusses the changing in the market for wine and his predictions of upheavals in the overall market. He talks about the traditions of wine connoisseurs and the many ways the industry has grown and change due to technology and advances of capitalism.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker shares his take on the kids film Penguins of Madagascar and how these movies are able to get away with marketing libertarian and anti-authoritarian messages. The parallels in the film and how envy drives politics plus social policy in the US today. How envy is the driving force of left-wing politics.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker discusses US relations with Cuba and Obama making this move -- what it means for his presidency. Tucker addresses the arguments for socialism, the embargo in Cuba and the future of commerce for the country.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about the consistent themes in the Federal Reserve activities. He shares the supposed science behind the plans to found the Fed and how naive they were at the time. He discusses how the marketplace of ideas may be creating solutions in the face of the Fed system.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about laws and the reality of what they mean to your life. He tells the story of how he was arrested for an outstanding warrant from a minor traffic violation. He explains cultural beliefs and the enforcement of laws. He shares how laws should work in a society and how he'd like to see laws work.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about Keurig's amazing success story in how it created a new way to do coffee. He then discusses how the patents that they created effected their business. He shares what happened when the patent ran out on their monopoly in creating Keurig 2.0. Tucker talks about what companies learn from competition.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker discusses what a global monetary system really looks like without currency zones and traders. He discusses the mental dependence on nation state political money systems. He gives a history of global money being used through WWI. And, the behaviors that technologies will reveal through disruptive cryptocurrenies. He speculates what will happen to the state if Bitcoin takes over.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker talks about the essence of the entrepreneur and how this type of individual behaves in terms of the marketplace. He discusses the effect that businesses have on the consumer -- why silly businesses such as Rice to Riches in NYC are successful.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy Jeffrey Tucker talks about the power of disruptive peer to peer money. He covers the system of regulation and financial transaction companies effort to fight back against Bitcoin.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker explains why conservatives need to upgrade by being more consistent with their anti-government ideology. He explains why there is a disconnect among conservatives regarding a police force and the deep government that isn't represented by the people.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy Jeffrey Tucker draws parallels between the popular book and the way society subjugates itself to the enslavement with 50 shades of government. This goes to the core of political philosophy in using the state and the amazing adaptability of government to changing culture.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker gets excited about Estonia -- their technological advances and the new e-resident program. He talks about how the government is cool, hip and free-market oriented. He explores the possibilities of this model eliminating borders, banking regulations and taxes. He talks about how this disruptive style tech culture continues to push for state free solutions in a slow breakdown of the nation state.
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker shares about a huge figure in the history of the ideas of liberty, Nathaniel Branden:
- A top follower of Ayn Rand and interpreter of her ideas
- The illicit love affair and break up with Rand
- His work on objectivism and the power of the individual
- Overcoming the psychological effects by the state on the individual
In today's Beautiful Anarchy, Jeffrey Tucker says the greatest single intellectual of the twentieth century was economist Ludwig von Mises. He shares the wild mood swings in the life of Mises as he saw civilization rise and fall.