Civil Liberties

Every once in a while, a topic comes up that’s related to civil liberties and civil rights. While the creator runs a fairly libertarian streak, we’re always interested in hearing what others have to say on matters of rights, criminal justice, and our legal system as a whole.

Blog: FAA Offers Private Property In Space Solution

Private property, as it stands now thanks to an almost 50 year old treaty, is impossible. But people are thinking of ways around it. Is this good or should we just scrap the treaty?

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm February 3, 2015 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: Ya Just Don’t Get It, Do You?

Oh… college paper editorials. So adorable with their ideals and a complete lack of understanding in constitutional safeguards. If I responded to every one I encountered, I’d have time for nothing else but this one just needed an answer…

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm November 18, 2014 Tags: , ,
Supplemental – Maybe The Best Era

A short supplemental on why I believe that the colonization era we’ve been discussing for the last several episodes is probably my favorite era to tell stories set within the world.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 5, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Blog: Law Enforcement Decry Mobile Encryption, Imply Only Perverts Would Want It

The law enforcement establishment is trying to gin up public support against encryption, implying that only people who want to hurt kids would be interested in a locked phone. Because, there are no legitimate reasons to keep them out, are there?

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 3, 2014 Tags: , ,
1.4 – A Short History – The Growth Explosion

How does a population, in less than seventy years, grow from almost nothing to 500 million? And, given the hardships, why would people want to settle these worlds to begin with? All questions answered in this week’s podcast.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 28, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , ,