What’s Behind the Global Erosion of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Property Rights?

January 11, 2023

The second essential step is to recognize how the spectacles of “news” and entertainment distract our attention from this erosion of basic rights. Hierarchical power structures like city-states arose as problem-solving solutions<, not just for the elites who benefited from the concentration of wealth and power but for the citizenry.


#AxisOfEasy 280: New Quantum Cybersecurity Preparedness Act Aims To Protect Agencies Against Looming “Q-Day”

January 10, 2023

New Quantum Cybersecurity Preparedness Act Aims to Protect Agencies Against Looming “Q-Day”
Fortinet and Zoho urge their customers to patch vulnerabilities recently discovered in their enterprise software
Are Meta and Twitter Ushering in a New Age of Insider Threats? … this and more in AofE #280


What if the "Black Swan" of 2023 Is the Fed Succeeds?

January 9, 2023

If the Fed succeeding is a “Black Swan,” bring it on. What if the “Black Swan” of 2023 is the Federal Reserve succeeds?


Who Will Save Us From Ourselves?

January 8, 2023

We have the capacity to learn from previous civilization’s errors–rising inequality, hubris, over-reach, decay of production and trade, parasitic elites, and so on–yet we go right ahead and repeat those same errors.


Meet the eco-movement that’s hoping for humanity’s extinction

January 5, 2023

Both the Anthropocene anti-humanist movement and certain transhumanists believe humanity’s extinction is already baked into the cake, and we should just sit back and welcome it as a good thing.

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Who Would Benefit from a Severe Global Recession?

January 5, 2023

As painful as this liquidation and repricing of risk is for borrowers and lenders, those without debt, those with cash and those with essential skills that are in demand regardless of boom or bust will all benefit.




Mark E. Jeftovic

Mark is the co-founder of easyDNS and the editor-in-chief of #AxisOfEasy. He is the author of Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS (Packt UK, 2018) and Unassailable: Protect Yourself from Deplatform Attacks & Cancel Culture. 


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