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Je Suis Critical: An Individualist Libertarian's Take on the France Shootings

January 9, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

The recent reports of a number of gunmen murdering some cartoonists/journalists in France has been front and center in mainstream media this week.  Here, at TDV, however, we are stoic, never over-react emotionally to events and always filter through information before we comment on them.

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Bitcoin Jesus Banned from the U.S.

January 8, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Contributor, Wendy McElroy]

Roger Ver is a virtual currency millionaire who has been dubbed the Bitcoin Jesus because of his avid advocacy of the blockchain money, which includes his seeding many businesses that use it. Last year, the libertarian-anarchist became a citizen of the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis and renounced his American citizenship. Ver may be a bellwether of how the US plans to treat those who renounce their citizenship or who are otherwise inconvenient expats. 

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What the Bitstamp Hack Means for Bitcoin

January 7, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

In the early morning on January 5th, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges, Bitstamp, stated, "We have reason to believe that one of Bitstamp’s operational wallets was compromised on January 4th, 2015.  As a security precaution against compromises Bitstamp only maintains a small fraction of customer bitcoins in online systems. Bitstamp maintains more than enough offline reserves to cover the compromised bitcoins."

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Anarchast: Mark Edge: The Liberty Radio Network!

January 7, 2015

Jeff interviews radio personality Mark Edge of Free Talk Live, topics include: Voluntarism, dealing with statist's questions, examples of anarchic systems, the royal family, Free Talk Live, big radio, pro Liberty radio vs Rush Limbaugh, Acapulco, Anarchapulco, the Free State Project, US dollar collapse, increasing citizen controls, growing police state, TSA, how the internet has changed everything, freedom in Mexico, internationalization and the permanent traveler/prior taxpayer (PT) lifestyle.

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The College Education Bubble Is Coming To Its Logical End

January 6, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

This past weekend a grown, 30 year old man shot his father over unhappiness with his allowance according to reports in Associated Press as reported at ZeroHedge.

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Gold Is Performing Its Role Well In TEOTMSAWKI

January 5, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

As we enter into the final stages of The End Of The Monetary System As We Know It (TEOTMSAWKI) gold is playing its role very well.

Due to gold hitting an all-time high of $1,921.50 on September 6th, 2011 and now currently trading near $1,200 there has been a lot of negativity about gold.  If you watch mainstream media in the US (which no one does anymore... CNBC just hit all-time record low ratings at the end of 2014) you get the impression that gold is not only dead but going much lower.

However, in every other currency, other than the US dollar, gold advanced in 2014.

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Anarchast: Tatiana Moroz: Liberty in Music!

January 5, 2015

Jeff Berwick, in Anarchapulco interviews libertarian songbird Tatiana Moroz from the beach in Sydney, Australia. Topics include: Ron Paul, the liberty movement, bitcoin brings new hope, Bitcoin Magazine, Coinjar, Airbitz, Tatianacoin, the first artist crypto, Anarchapulco, incorporating Liberty into your life, Luke Rudkowski, torture report, the war on drugs, alcohol beingthe worst drug, bitcoin scammers, reputation systems and Tatiana's upcoming album!

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A Discussion On Bitcoin With Roger Ver - TDV Week In Review, Sunday, January 4, 2015

January 4, 2015

Originally appeared at Bitcoinomics.Net

Roger Ver is among the best known bitcoiners, with investments in core bitcoin startups such as, BitPay, Ripple, Blockchain and others. Roger has tirelessly championed the financial and technological uses for Bitcoin and their applications to modern life. Part entrepreneur, part philosopher Roger can be seen globetrotting to various Bitcoin conferences and gatherings. He has served as full time CEO of MemoryDealers.com. Having discovered Bitcoin in early 2011, Roger became convinced it was “the most important invention in the history of the world since the internet.”

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Anarchast: Juan S. Galt: The Supernet and Anarchapulco!

January 2, 2015

Jeff interviews Bitcoin 2.0 evangelist Juan Galt, topics include: Stephan Moleneux on Somalia, freedom in Mexico, capital controls, Bitcoin 2.0 multi-tool Supernet, MaidSafe, multi-gateway, decentralized storage, lack of anonymity on the blockchain, BitcoinDark network, rising hope, investment crowdfunding, ownership stake, Open Bazaar, Anarchapulco.

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Happy New Year 2015 - Hope and Change

January 1, 2015

Happy New Year from Anarchapulco!

Here was my view last evening as I watched a completely anarchic fireworks display occur.  With absolutely no government involvement private individuals and businesses set off fireworks and shots were fired into the air in complete spontaneous order (captured below in 1080P with a Samsung Galaxy S5 - just click on 'settings' on the bottom YouTube bar to upgrade it to 1080P).  Midnight was struck at the 0:42 second mark of the video.

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