Source: intelligence2: Is The Two-Party System Making U.S. Ungovernable?
The story of Ross Ulbricht aka the Dread Pirate Roberts is about the Internet age. This guy set up a utopian libertarian marketplace, a place where you could buy and sell almost anything in secret. The pirate created a market with no contracts, no regulations, and really no government interference. The Dread Pirate believed in total economic freedom, but he had to do some very bad things to make it work. Contains language and adult themes that may not be appropriate for children.
Source: planet money: Chasing The Dread Pirate Roberts
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