Tag Archives: Economics

Bitcoins – what are they and how do they work?

I’ve been reading a bit about Bitcoins, a digital currency, and how this currency works. The explanation I read was more than a little complicated, but actually it didn’t need to be. Here’s how I think it works. The first … Continue reading

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So you want a revolution?

Disclaimer: this is a rant, and it’s a long rant. You may have read recently that Russell Brand wrote an article in and edited an issue of the New Statesman, and you may have seen him enthusiastically debating with BBC … Continue reading

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Quote – What things are worth

“Everything in the whole world is worth what anyone else is prepared to pay for it.  And that’s it.  Simple.” Damien Hurst http://tinyurl.com/6a6gkwq

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The World Turns

I read a quote, supposedly from Mayer Amschel Rothschild, a famous businessman: – “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.” If that is the case, then who is … Continue reading

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