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Banks – Do we really need them? Part 2: Bitcoin

Bitcoin: the future of global trading or a bubble waiting to burst? The Bitcoin is a decentralised digital currency, launched in 2009, which is currently being traded by millions of individuals and businesses across the globe. Bitcoins are an independent currency in that they rely on no central banking system and thus retain their monetary […]

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Banks – Do we really need them?

Banks are one of those day-old institutions, along with government and taxation, which have been around so long it’s hard to imagine life without them. We tend to accept them as staples of modern society and consequently never really question them or consider alternatives – if indeed there are any. For now, as much as […]

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Euro debt slavery – where will it end?

The root of the problem is simple: economic activity, culture and, of course, language varies considerably across Europe. This alone makes the realities of a single currency complicated and prone to disaster. But, before we get into the debts, let’s begin by taking a light-hearted look at some of the ‘slaves’ (and indeed the ‘masters’), […]

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