Government, banks and money – and how they jointly control you

I regard money as a beautiful concept that has been corrupted by governments and banks. I’d like to explain why. At its heart, all money is social, as it provides a way to transfer value between two parties to a transaction. Thus, if I pay you £3 in return for a cappuccino, I'm getting the … Continue reading Government, banks and money – and how they jointly control you

Come and find out why Bitcoin matters

You’re warmly invited to the next Chesterfield Cryptocurrency Meet-up on 18 November 2019 at 7.30pm at the Monkey Park Community Centre at 128a Chester St, Chesterfield, S40 1DN. Too much cheap money is chasing too few assets. This should have the effect of driving up the price of assets, leading to runaway inflation. But there’s … Continue reading Come and find out why Bitcoin matters

The dangers government pose to their economies

For a long time, Keynesian ideas dominated western economic thinking. Keynesian economics is fundamentally demand-led. It’s also, in my opinion, a meddler’s dream - which is, no doubt, one of the reasons why it's proven so very popular. Governments love a good meddle. The basic idea is that artificially stimulating demand, in a recession, is … Continue reading The dangers government pose to their economies

So would you trust Boris Johnson with your money?

Rarely, in my life, have I encountered an issue quite as divisive as Brexit. Living, as I do, in the UK, it is extremely hard to ignore the subject, though, inevitably, one tries. And, rather like what I imagine is an increasingly large percentage of the population, I’m truly and heartily sick of it. However, … Continue reading So would you trust Boris Johnson with your money?