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Beyond Bitcoin

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BY VASILIS KOSTAKIS and CHRIS GIOTITSAS, 25/03/2016 A growing number of economists are concerned about the widening rift between the actual productive economy and its financial counterpart, noting that new banking tools create value that translates into money but not also into real production value. The utilisation of money as a credit tool ...

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Universities and free speech: treading a fine line

  Do UK universities have a problem with free speech? A few weeks ago a new incident, this time at UCL, reanimated the debate surrounding liberty of speech at these UK institutions.  According to the Independent, a student reporter was threatened with dismissal after obtaining information on forecasts that the university ...

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