Paper or plastic – does cash fuel crime?

(pictured above: the $100.000 bill, still the largest legal tender of the US - but one that can only be used for transactions between Federal Reserve Banks) Self-proclaimed objectivist philosopher Ayn Rand once wrote that the "trade by means of money is the code of men of good will". When putting these words in the … Continue reading Paper or plastic – does cash fuel crime?

The world as viewed by ages of consent

About a month ago I read a piece of news that mentioned Turkey dropping a constitutional clause which protected children from sexual abuse, and leafed through the ensuing panic of the internet as there were fears that no legislation would come in to fill the void created by the actions of the country’s Constitutional Court. … Continue reading The world as viewed by ages of consent