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Western democracy needs Christian values

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This article was written by David Alton, Lord Alton of Liverpool, Life Peer of the House of Lords ____ Democracy needs more than votes to sustain it. Without the solder of commonly held values welding together its constituent parts, democracies can easily disintegrate into competing interest groups and warring factions. Not that democracy is itself a perfect system of government. Winston…

Christmas and the Birth of Christ

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Blogger: Kai Weiss
Christmas and the Birth of Christ

I heard the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had rolled along the unbroken song Of peace on earth, good-will to men! … And in despair I bowed my head; “There is no peace on earth,” I said; “For hate is…

Romania’s King Michael: a picture of past and future

Romania’s King Michael: a picture of past and future

                        On December 5th, 2017 Romania’s former ruler, King Michael the 1st passed away. Many Romanians grieve his death and the loss of the monarchy. It was not by choice that they were left without it and it certainly was a painful experience, especially…

Competition Encourages You To Become The Best Version Of Yourself

Competition Encourages You To Become The Best Version Of Yourself

by Federico N. Fernández  Competition isn’t our enemy. It’s not a destabilizing force within society. On the contrary, competition helps each and every one of us to achieve our best. Although this may sound strange, competing against somebody is also cooperating with them.  How so?  Well, being in competition with someone forces you to give your best. …

Forget the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), beware of the (DTT)

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The European Commission has since 2010 tried to introduce the Financial Transaction Tax, FTT. They have until now failed to establish unanimous support for their proposal and ten countries have then tried to implement the tax themselves. As a Swede, with experience from the disastrous experiment with a FTT in the 1980s,  I can only congratulate all Europeans if this process also…

Markets

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“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.”…

Double taxation: A hindrance to progress

Double taxation: A hindrance to progress

Whether or not one believes that the government is entitled to their money by way of levying taxes, such obligations are a part of everyone’s lives. Unfortunately, sometimes simple taxes become incresingly complicated and the process of paying them leaves one feeling more helpless and frustrated than usual. I’m not referring here to the most obvious of such cases, progressive…

“AUSTRIA, WE'VE GOT A PROBLEM”... or what we should learn from Conservatives

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“AUSTRIA, WE'VE GOT A PROBLEM”... or what we should learn from Conservatives

I recently added subtitles and uploaded a video to my channel SpanishLibertarian that created some controversy. This video was quite different from what I usually upload because it is about conservative criticizing libertarians. And yes, although we consider ourselves to be the most honest, rational and freedom-lovers human beings on earth, we still have strong feelings, and yes: TRUTH HURTS.…

Nap pods: A Strategy for ‘Smart Business’

Nap pods: A Strategy for ‘Smart Business’

The productivity driven 21st century calls on all to give the most and highest quality labor in the workforce. It is understood that, once at work, the sole focus of the day is resolving the tasks at hand. This is the case, despite what people might experience in their personal lives or how they are feeling during any particular day. Unfortunately, as probably everyone is familiar with the lack…

The Age of the Blockchain

The Age of the Blockchain

In a time when cyberspace is increasingly present in one ‘s life, it comes as no surprise that innovation in this area only adds more value to the online environment. Governments, companies, individuals, everyone has a cyber footprint and the need to operate online. From work to entertainment and even medical services, most of our lives take place on the web. On this platform which has…

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