Yaël Ossowski

About Yaël Ossowski

Journalist, writer, and host of Liberty In Exile, broadcast on the Liberty Radio Network and the No Agenda Stream. Follow him on Twitter @YaelOss and Yael.ca.

Burma: The Forgotten Land

The Nation That Preferred to Turn In On Itself

Outside of the Western democratic world, it is often an unfortunate fact that abundant resources and a lack of fundamental institutions condemn a nation to despotic or even tyrannical rule, often by a military junta or relentless dictator.

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How to Avoid Bank Fees With Bitcoin

Get Started with the Alternative Currency and Free Yourself From Costly Transaction Fees

If there is a clear and present danger to the status quo banking system, it exists in the form of digital crypto-currencies like Bitcoin.

Unlike today’s national fiat currencies, Bitcoin is a decentralized, digital currency coded with the latest cryptographic protections and powered exclusively by a peer-to-peer network.

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As Europe Centralizes Power, Catalonia Yearns to Break Free

“Catalunya no és Espanya.”

More than just a slogan, it’s become a rallying cry for the nearly 7.5 million Catalans who wish to demonstrate to the world that their culture, history, and language are far removed from the traditional concept of Spain.

As a recent visitor to the city of Barcelona—the capital of Catalonia—I deliberately took interest in the sentiment of separation because of the region’s similarities with my own birthplace, the Canadian province of Québec, which also hosts a vibrant independence movement.

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European Students For Liberty Promise New Generation of Freedom

Students Gather on Continent Which Gave Birth to Liberty to Rekindle Ideas, Spirits

Less than 30 kilometers from Brussels, the political capital of the European Union, a young generation converged to partake in lectures, sessions, and enlightened discussions on how to increase freedom on the continent once ruled exclusively by monarchy.

More than 350 young people from across Europe and beyond attended the 2nd annual European Students For Liberty Conference in Leuven, Belgium, representing 44 countries and 5 continents.

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When Everyone Around You Wants to Restrict Freedom

How Does One Live Free in an Age of Force?

There are common sentiments which befall those who attempt to inform others of the excesses and abuses of government force.

Despite campaigning on the virtues of personal liberty in the political realm, recommending books, literature, and videos in social settings, and bringing forward economic data, historical comparisons, and empirically-tested principles in academia, advocates for a less aggressive state often find themselves outnumbered, outclassed, and outplayed.

What then, are skeptics of centralized power and control to do?

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