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5 Ways to Maximise Peace in the World


Welcome to Part 1 of my 3-Part series on geopolitics. If you haven’t listened to the Lex Fridman podcast, do. Its long-form interviews with notable guests are fantastic, covering topics ranging from the nature of God to developments in bioengineering, from the essence of motivation to world politics. In Episode #401, Lex interviews University of Chicago international relations scholar, John Mearsheimer.  Mutually beneficial...

Liberty and National Borders


Libertarianism is all about the freedom of individuals from coercion. Libertarians believe the proper role of government is defined by JS Mill’s harm principle: ‘The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilised community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others.’ Within a country this is relatively straightforward – reductions in...

BRICS+ of Gold


Jim Rickards, an esteemed American investment banker and author with expertise in finance and precious metals, recently brought to light an intriguing prediction regarding the BRICS+ countries: “I recently revealed that the so-called “BRICS+” countries will announce the creation of a new currency at its annual leaders’ summit conference on August 22–24. This will be the biggest upheaval in international...

FLASH POLL: Do You Support The United States-Australian Military Alliance?

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There’s been a lot of talk about the US-Australian alliance, especially with AUKUS nuclear submarines attracting bi-partisan support in Australia. Libertarians typically split on the issue of foreign affairs, geopolitics and military action. Group one says we should maintain a self-reliant, self-defensive military and not engage in foreign entanglements. Adopting a non-interventionist policy in matters foreign, this school of thought argues...

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