Year: 2020

Politics
Chris MacIntosh

Yugoslavia 2.0

I’ve been studying the breakup of Yugoslavia for many months now. It is, as far as I can tell, like a marriage. Complex. To be fair, grievances amongst different ethnic and religious groups had been simmering for hundreds of years before the last Yugoslavian civil war erupted, splintering the nation

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Bitcoin
Trent Barnes

ICOs – A Brief History

In this piece, the guys at ZeroCap look at what ICOs are and their history; how many of the cryptocurrencies you may already know of came into existence through ICOs, the role that Ethereum played and the lessons learnt from this overly crypto-exuberant time.

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Podcasts
Chris MacIntosh

Dylan Grice on Finding Value

Dylan Grice isn’t a Golden Globe-award winning actor, nor is he a social media celebrity, he’s 100 times better. He’s a deep thinker who before setting up Calderwood capital was research director at a large European family office, which came on the back of working as a Global strategist at

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Gold
Jamie Keech

The Golden Gun

Going shooting wasn’t my idea. I’d been working around the clock closing a deal and it was a good excuse to get out of town for a couple of days. A friend of mine, an executive at a billion-dollar gold company, invited me to a gun range near his log

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Agriculture
Chris MacIntosh

A Giant Bubble in Nonsense

That’s what Eric Weinstein calls it. To be more accurate: “We are in the middle of a giant bubble of nonsense that is 50 years in the making in my estimation” Speaking of nonsense I’ve previously discussed the ESG movement on this site. ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance.

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