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The Bitcoin Wave in 2013

October 24, 2013 4:45 pm0 comments
The Bitcoin Wave in 2013

Genesis Bitcoin is a digital currency that was founded in Oct 2008. Curiously, the founder, who always used a pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, begun to dissociate himself from any of the developments related to the currency from 2010. Nobody knows who he really is. The currency came into existence starting with […]

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Enemy Of The State

October 16, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Enemy Of The State

“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Said Sir Winston Churchill. And he was right. If an enemy of the state wanted to bring a nation to […]

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Why is the UK’s title as ‘the financial centre of the world’ under threat from EU legislation?

July 30, 2013 5:47 pm0 comments
Why is the UK’s title as ‘the financial centre of the world’ under threat from EU legislation?

EU Legislation The Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) has sparked controversy amongst financial players and politicians following a proposal of cutting remuneration, which is said to be the strictest limits on payouts in Europe. The directive forms part of the CRD IV package which was implemented in July 2011 to address […]

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Pressures, Stress, Separation: The recession that is Scotland’s future

June 4, 2013 3:33 pm0 comments
Pressures, Stress, Separation: The recession that is Scotland’s future

Scotland separating from the United Kingdom – Surely not? Look at it this way: Edinburgh alone, gets 11 billion from the Westminster every year. If Scotland goes independent, it is highly likely it will go through a financial crisis and there will be no England to bail them out. Now […]

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The Drug Problem: Social Stigma, Misinformation and Handing Over Control To Criminals – Pt. 2

April 6, 2013 4:02 pm0 comments
The Drug Problem: Social Stigma, Misinformation and Handing Over Control To Criminals – Pt. 2

From time to time, Government’s and politicians make mistakes. This is a perfectly natural occurrence and is easily dealt with in most cases with a swift apology and the problem rectified. So why is the drug problem different? How can these swine’s still not see the mistake they’ve made after all […]

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Crowd funding, the saviour of British Business?

March 26, 2013 1:59 pm0 comments
Crowd funding, the saviour of British Business?

If you ask any business owner ‘what is the biggest issue they face in these times of austerity’, the most likely response will be: access to capital, or the distinct lack thereof. This, in turn, can have a devastating effect on the wider economy as is often reported in the […]

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10 Reasons Why George Osborne Shouldn’t Be Chancellor.

March 8, 2013 3:10 pm5 comments
10 Reasons Why George Osborne Shouldn’t Be Chancellor.

I know we shouldn’t blame all of our economic woes on the haughty George Osborne, but someone’s got to own up: 1. He told us that the most important thing is that we keep our triple A credit rating and now we have lost it. So he has failed. For […]

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A Socialist World is Probable (I): The Bubble Bursts

March 2, 2013 6:01 pm0 comments
A Socialist World is Probable (I): The Bubble Bursts

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 precipitated the revolutionary movements of East European working class. They had been shackled to the Stalinist totalitarian system for more than forty years. Most capitalist commentators claimed that ‘capitalism had won’. The trumpeters of Wall Street and the City of London claimed triumphantly that capitalism […]

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