Will F.A Hayek’s vision of a denationalised monetary system come to fruition in the era of Web 3.0? In this online essay, Adam Tebble explores the implications of cryptocurrencies and smart contracts for global governance and the philosophical debate between markets and states.
It is easy to reduce the experience of this pandemic to a story about top-level decision-making, interactions on the international stage, and the ballooning of state power. But to do so is to miss the other half of the story. For distancing and self-isolation policies to work, they have had to be enacted and reinforced at the scale of neighbourhoods – or even households.
What Elinor Ostrom Can Tell Us About Housing and Land Use Governance The UK and many other Western countries have …