It looks like Keynesian economists finally got something right! Well… sort of anyways. The London School of Economics has put out an 82 page report condemning the war on drugs. The report basically summarizes everything we already know to be true about the war on drugs, so there isn’t much point in going over the details. What…
Another interesting documentary. This one deals with the history of psychiatry. It makes quite a few interesting points, notably that there exists no biological test for any mental illness, no mental illnesses have ever been cured by psychiatric treatment, and that metal illnesses themselves are simply declarations made by the psychiatric community of behaviors they deem to be abnormal.
Incredibly difficult to watch. I turned it off after about 15 minutes because I couldn’t take the emotional testimony from all the mothers. For more information, here’s a previous article I did on this subject.
LOL – Awesome 2 minute speech on why it’s impossible for states to stop bitcoin.
Coindesk reports: A team of Icelandic cryptocurrency enthusiasts is gearing up to launch an altcoin designed specifically for the population of Iceland. Auroracoin is a litecoin-based digital currency, 50% of which is pre-mined. This is where it gets interesting: the pre-mined coins will be distributed to the entire populace of Iceland starting on 25th March. Each…
German Television Channel NDR does an exclusive interview with Edward Snowden. Video uploaded to LiveLeak December 27, 2013.
After you finish with Greenwald’s lecture, check out this lecture by Jacob Appelbaum on the NSA.