Chuck Grimmett

Chuck Grimmett is a project manager at eResources. Previously, he was FEE's director of web media. Get in touch with him on Twitter: @cagrimmett.

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Our Inflated Thanksgiving

INTERACTIVE GRAPH: What does the Federal Reserve have to do with your Thanksgiving dinner?

NOVEMBER 26, 2014 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

It isn't the cost of our food that's been rising; it's the amount of US currency in circulation. (See interactive graph.)

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The Sharing Economy: Choice, Responsibility, and Hustle

Why I love services like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb, and you should, too

OCTOBER 06, 2014 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Uber driver Rafael is an object lesson in the beauty of the sharing economy. Increased choice and responsibility bring out the best in us.

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Wow much dogecoin. Very competition. So money.

FEBRUARY 06, 2014 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

I was skeptical when I first heard about dogecoin. I wrote it off. Boy, was I wrong. Dogecoin has proven itself to be money. Here's why.

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Gift Ideas from the Staff

DECEMBER 18, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

We are constantly reading, discussing, and sharing book recommendations around the FEE office. If you are still searching for a last-minute gift this holiday season, check out what we are currently reading. (It's not just economics!)

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The New First Responders

P2P peacekeeping

SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Peer-to-peer emergency response could save you and your neighbors precious seconds when person or property is at risk. Right now entrepreneurs are helping people break out of the government first-responder paradigm.

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Correcting Democracy with Bitgov

SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Paired with corrective democracy, can the Bitgov project be used to constrain government power?

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Criticize by Creating

SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

We upgrade our phones, computers, and cars regularly. Why aren't we upgrading our social tech, too? In this FEE-sponsored talk at Voice & Exit, Freeman editor Max Borders inspires us to think beyond politics. We need to pass beyond coercive means of making political decisions to peaceful means.

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Rebuilding Mogadishu with Local Knowledge

AUGUST 28, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Mitchell Sipus developed technology that is helping rebuild Mogadishu by collecting and sharing local knowledge. Technology like this is bringing us closer than ever to private, competitive cities.

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Playing to Win

APRIL 24, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Are you playing to win? Or are you playing not to lose?

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No One Knows How to Make a Can of Coke

MARCH 05, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Over at Medium, tech pioneer Kevin Ashton unknowingly wrote a tribute to Leonard Read's classic, I, Pencil: "The number of individuals who know how to make a can of Coke is zero. The number of individual nations that could produce a can of Coke is zero."

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November 2014

It's been 40 years since F. A. Hayek received his Nobel Prize. His insights, particularly on the distribution of knowledge and the impossibility of economic planning, remain hugely important today. In this issue, we look back on the influence of his work. Max Borders and Craig Biddle debate whether liberty must be defended from one absolute foundation, further reflections on Scottish secession, and how technology is already changing our world for the better--including how robots, despite the unease they cause, will only accelerate this process.
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