Inspiration from My Irish Ancestors

Far and Away for Adventure and Opportunity

Someone recently asked whether there was a particular film that inspired me to pursue adventure abroad. Although I won’t advocate for its historical accuracy, Far and Away remains a favorite in this regard.

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No Transparency in Canada | Avoid Confining Advice | Education as a Way of Life | The US as Rome

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Corey Schruder (5:22), Heather Thorkelson (22:01), Erica Goldson (50:18), Mark Skousen (58:50).

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How I Self-Exiled to Preserve My Morality and Find Liberty

Fleeing the Plague of Corruption and Bureaucracy in the Post-Yugoslavia Era

By Jadranko Brkic

What do you do when you grow old enough one day to realize that the society you were brought up in runs on deep institutionalized corruption? What do you do when the realization of your own dreams is dependent upon throwing your own moral principles out the window and playing in that same unethical game?

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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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Socratic Embarrassment | Dissolution of Yugoslavia | Facebook “Terrorist Threat” | Rich States, Poor States

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Guests: Jan Helfeld (4:15), Jadranko Brkic (21:15), Evan Greer (54:53), Jonathan Williams (1:03:08).

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