Archives for May 2012

When the music stops

Many are asking what will happen to Greece and the Eurozone and what will it mean for Australia? It seems to me that economists generally, with some exceptions, do have a bit of a monopoly on delusion. Fallacious assumptions ground their theories, information everywhere seems to be skewed, predictions are made without an acknowledgment of […]

Which side are you on?

“Freedom and democracy” is the 21st century catch cry of Western countries like ours, the self-proclaimed “liberal democracies”. Sadly, the reality is the polar opposite of the ideal. Modern Western liberal democracies have become and are becoming progressively more repressive. The trend is particularly noticeable looking at how government responded to peaceful protests. The use […]