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Logic, revisionism, & counter-economics for revolutionaries.

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Vin Armani

5/20/2019
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Vin Armani stopped by the Agora! Vin is the CEO of CoinText & an OG agorist so our meeting was well overdue. He drops some knowledge on STOs and the future of tokenization and also tells us what he's looking forward to in crypto's near future. We also got to discuss an amazing article he wrote for the recent May issue of Counter Markets titled Emerging Opportunities to Profit on The Bitcoin Blockchain.

Duration:00:54:03

Thaddeus Russell

5/10/2019
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Thaddeus Russell stops by The Agora to elaborate on his plans for a School for Agorism! What sorts of classes will be offered? When can you sign up? A historian by trade, he has a unique appreciation for the role counter-economics has played throughout human affairs. From the freedom-fighting sex workers of yesteryear to Gandhi's satyagraha, we put a close lens on the heroic agorists throughout time.

Duration:00:47:21

Dr. Craig Wright

4/9/2019
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Dr. Craig Wright is the chief scientist at nChain and is believed by many to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the original inventor of bitcoin. That means he is either a computer science genius or a marketing genius. In either case, I thought it would be wise to acquaint ourselves with him and his ideas. We spoke about Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, nChain - and although he isn't an anarchist, we may have even found a bit of common ground regarding central banking.

Duration:00:31:50

Gabriel Cardona

3/25/2019
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Gabriel Cardona is head of R&D at bitcoin.com & one of the most skilled developers in the blockchain community. He stopped by the Agora recently to discuss technological decentralization and we hit all the stops. 3D-printing, AI, tokenization, smart contracts, DAOs, biomimicry & more.

Duration:00:39:14

Roger Ver

3/12/2019
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Roger Ver, stops by The Agora to discuss voluntaryism, tokenization and bitcoin cash. He is the brains behind a number of projects in the crypto space and a dedicated voluntaryist. I asked him if he agreed with my assessment that the tokenization of securities and assets will be a death knell for the FINRA cartel & the SEC. You'll be as pleasantly surprised as I was to hear his encouraging repsonse.

Duration:00:27:04

John McAfee

2/24/2019
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Smoking L's, talking crypto, and dippin on the IRS with John McAfee. This is the fun part of the liberty movement.

Duration:00:11:23

Praxeology with Walter Block

2/14/2019
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In logic, an axiom is a statement that is self-evident or otherwise accepted as true. The action axiom is simply that individuals act. It is the foundation of austrian economics and the subject of episode 41 of The Agora. To help shed some light on the topic, I asked the world's leading praxeologist, Walter Block, to help us sort thru the minutiae.

Duration:00:28:11

The North Cali Trim Scene

2/9/2019
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Each year, trimmigrants from all over the world gather in Humboldt County to prepare the cannabis crop. In doing so they knowingly put themselves at risk; which is perhaps one reason they are rewarded so generously for their efforts. In this episode, fellow agorist and experienced trimmer, Angelo Depuma, gives us the low down on the north cali trim scene.

Duration:00:29:14

Aquaponics

1/15/2019
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Does the state inspect and approve of the food you subsist off of? Do you pay for that food using the counterfeit notes of some banking cartel? If so, congratulations - you're a slave! In this episode of The Agora, find out how aquaponics can liberate you from food slavery and how it gives you the tools to free others as well.

Duration:00:07:28

3D Printing for Liberty

1/2/2019
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This episode of The Agora focuses on some of the various use cases for 3D printing counter-economically. From bump stocks to kidneys, 3D printing offers the agorist a myriad of regulations to nullify.

Duration:00:12:29

Meme Wars & Beyond with Pete Raymond

12/30/2018
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In the second installment of my discussion with Pete Raymond we truly cover the gambit. Don't miss out as we discuss everything from the 2018 Meme War to black markets and comic books. Also, hear my take on why agorism and anarcho-coalitionism are incompatible!

Duration:00:22:07

Blockchain Mechanics II

12/27/2018
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Have a general understanding of blockchain tech, but still find yourself at a loss when others start diving into the intricate details? This episode of The Agora is meant for you. Join me for part two of my discussion with Professor Abdullah Tansel as he explains the glorious marriage of cryptography and databases. We compare and contrast blockchains to traditional databases, learn about scalability, public vs. permissioned blockchains, as well as the role of encryption.

Duration:00:12:16

Blockchain Mechanics

12/24/2018
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Professor Abdullah Tansel stops by The Agora to discuss blockchain mechanics! This two part series is designed give listeners a relatively advanced understanding of blockchain technology. In this first installment, Professor Tansel breaks down the basic elements and features of the blockchain & prepares the listener for Part II of our chat.

Duration:00:14:01

Extreme Activism

12/21/2018
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Although many libertarians consider James Baker a hero, he prefers to think of himself as an auditor of government services - exposing their shortcomings and failures. In this way, he's able to provide some semblance of accountability in otherwise monopolized sectors of the economy. In this episode, part 1/2 of our discussion, James and I discuss some of the more memorable moments of his activist career as well as his philosophy which underpins it all.

Duration:00:18:29

The 2018 Meme War with Pete Raymond

12/16/2018
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I recently hosted a war council with fellow Ancapastani memelord, Pete Raymond, in order to take a look back at the 2018 Meme Wars. Join us as we compare notes, discuss the best and worst memes of the year, & take stock of casualties.

Duration:00:36:47

On the Road to Agorism with Jim Davidson, Part 2

12/11/2018
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The second and final installment of my discussion with longtime agorist Jim Davidson. We cover a number of topics including black market economics, collapsitarianism, science fiction, social media censorship and much, much more. Don't miss Jim's top three books for agorists!

Duration:00:15:18

Crypto-Agorism

12/5/2018
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Blockchains are to the agorist as the hammer is to the carpenter. In this episode Max Hillebrand and I discuss how blockchains facilitate state subversion. We also get his take on some of the recent trends in the crypto-community such as the BTC/BCH debate, PoS vs. PoW, & alternative blockchain applications.

Duration:00:32:52

What's the libertarian position on Sharia law?

12/2/2018
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Though Sharia law is commonly vilified in media outlets as being brutal and antiquated - if participation is voluntary, should we care? What is it anyhow? How does it compare with the laws that our enemy, the state, subjects us to? Will Coley, Imam & former libertarian-VP candidate, joins us to shed light on the issue.

Duration:00:37:34

Feed the Need 2018

11/29/2018
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Next week in Dallas, a group of armed anarchists will - in defiance of local "authorities" - distribute food, clothing and shelters to the local homeless population. I asked the event's founder, Murdoch Pizgatti, to come on the show and discuss the event, as well as his brand of activism.

Duration:00:17:46

Top 5 Libertarian Sci-Fi Movies

11/26/2018
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Ever since episode 9 of The Agora (Top 10 Libertarian Sci-Fi Books) I've wanted to cover libertarian themes in sci-fi movies. Since I'm more of a book person, I invited an old friend of mine on the show to help us out. Angelo Depuma is a fellow libertarian and the biggest movie buff I know of, and in this episode, he breaks down the top 5 sci-fi movies with a libertarian theme.

Duration:00:18:27