Malavika Nair

mnair@troy.edu

Malavika Nair is Assistant Professor of Economics in the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University, AL. She is also an associated scholar of the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

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Radical entrepreneurship in Bitcoin makes it the exemplar

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The surge of entrepreneurship around Bitcoin includes solutions to asymmetrical information problems that might hold back its acceptance.

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SEPTEMBER 04, 2013 by MALAVIKA NAIR

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Around the world, people are struggling to throw off authoritarianism, with deeply mixed results. From Egypt to Venezuela, determined people build networks to overthrow their regimes, but as yet we have not learned to live without Leviathan. In this issue, Michael Malice and Gary Dudney discuss their glimpses inside totalitarian regimes, while Sarah Skwire and Michael Nolan look at how totalitarian regimes grind down the individual--and how individuals fight back. Plus, Jeffrey Tucker identifies a strain in libertarianism that, left unchecked, could reduce even our vibrant movement to something that is analogous to the grim aesthetic of architectural brutalism. The struggle for our lives and freedom is a struggle for beauty; it begins inside each of us.
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