Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Future turns 20, and other…WEBGEMS

Happy B-day, The Future! (29:00) . . . You’re 20 this year! ReasonTV’s Nick Gillespie celebrates with W. Joseph Campbell author of 1995: the Year the Future Began. Sign! Sign! Everywhere a Sign! . . . According to the National … Continue reading

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Our 51st State, Bitcoin, and Free-Range Parenting: WEB GEMS

3 Bitcoin basics (2:30) . . . Think “cash” not money; they’re not just for criminals; and there’s a fixed, limited number of them. What’s a neocon? you ask . . . Author George H. Smith gives his answer and … Continue reading

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Redneck Holocaust and Pension Busters: WEB GEMS

Index funds are catching on . . . and the active traders are feeling the heat. Pension reform¬†NOW (2:45) . . . ReasonTV’s Nick Gillespie gives three good reasons why it needs to be a top-of-list priority for local governments. … Continue reading

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Docs, Robbers, and Nannies: WEB GEMS

Warsaw’s blinking lights (5:00) . . . Georgetown econ professor Peter Jaworski recounts a 1980s city-wide act of resistance in the face of tyranny. Are we really¬†free? . . . Only when entrepreneurs are free to sell and consumers are … Continue reading

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