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How To Conquer Writer’s Block

If you’ve stared at a blank document and the words weren’t flowing, you’re not alone. Mark Twain sometimes had that experience in front of a typewriter, and Geoffrey Chaucer with an empty parchment and a quill pen. So then, what do you do if you’re blocked while up against a deadline, trying to get that business […]

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The Argument Against Absolute Free Trade

Free trade has undeniably improved the material condition of humans.  Lower barriers to trade, along with improved technological efficiency and global supply chains, fuel a robust international economy, and have accounted for untold economic growth since the end of the Second World War. Coupled with widespread globalization and a frosty cosmopolitanism, however, free trade has […]

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The Payday Loan Scam

There’s an interesting documentary series on Netflix titled Dirty Money. Each episode explores an issue relating to corporate greed. I’m not recommending the whole series (the first episode takes a low blow at The Donald for pulling us out of the Paris Climate Agreement), but the second episode is about a payday loan scandal with […]

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6 Strategies For Beating False Sexual Allegations At Work

As men enter lucrative positions and ascend up the ladders of success, an increasingly common tactic to derail them is the malicious false allegation.  Modern employment culture places masculine men at the mercy of women with whom they share the workplace.  That, coupled with the fact that human resources and personnel departments are overwhelmingly dominated […]

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4 Things You Need To Know About Cryptocurrencies

2017 was the year when cryptocurrencies became mainstream. Bitcoin lead the race and went from trading for under $1,000 in January 2017 to an all-time high of over $20,000 in December 2017. Now everybody seems to be talking about Bitcoin, with mainstream media running nonstop sensational stories on the subject. It is obvious to me […]

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How To Avoid Getting Scammed When You Invest In Cryptocurrencies

A quick look around the Internet will tell anyone paying attention that something is going on. Something big. Just a couple of years back, hardly anyone had heard of cryptocurrency, and even fewer were investing in any crypto projects. That seems to have changed rapidly. It seems like whatever website you visit, whatever video you watch on […]

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