Copiosis and black markets

Black markets serve all kinds of purposes, some valuable, some detrimental.  A common question I get about Copiosis is, "Do black markets exist in Copiosis?  What happens if a black market pops up?" I like getting such questions because they allow us to refine our innovation as we go.  We don't have to resolve every issue … Continue reading Copiosis and black markets

Why we won’t stop making the world a “mess” . . . yet

I've made the argument that getting rid of government is a good idea.  I’ve also argued that traditional tools for sparking change—demonstrations, public marches, and such, as well as charismatic leaders leading the masses on a cause—are the tactics of a bygone era. If I'm right,  you are the only person capable of creating the world … Continue reading Why we won’t stop making the world a “mess” . . . yet

Anatomy of an effective movement, part 3

This is the third in a series examining the success of Russian lawyer and corruption-free system advocate/activist Alexei Navalny.  I believe his success presages ours because he is using the exact same approach we are in bringing down corruption in Russia.  This series analyzes his approach as a case study through which we can gain confidence in our own … Continue reading Anatomy of an effective movement, part 3

Anatomy of an effective movement, part 2

This is part 2 of a series examining the success of Russian lawyer and corruption-free system advocate/activist Alexei Navalny.  I believe his success presages ours because he is using the exact same approach we are in bringing down corruption in Russia.  This series analyzes his approach as a case study from which we can gain confidence in our … Continue reading Anatomy of an effective movement, part 2