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Gilbert Holmes

Thirty-something Gilbert Holmes lives with his wife Catherine in Brisbane. They are expecting their first child. Gilbert has a long standing interest in yin-yang polarity, and most recently has turned his attentions to understand polarity in relation to political and economic philosophy. He is working on a book on this subject. Gilbert is an advocate of a decentralised, direct democratic society, with a balanced, cooperative/competitive economic system. You can read more at

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Free trade's not free, bring back the tariff
Economics - 1/12/2011 - 12 comments
Forging a genuine third way
Political Philosophy - 7/12/2010 - 3 comments
Diversity and self-reliance vs specialization and trade
Economics - 9/11/2010 - 75 comments
Lessons for a new paradigm - the dual drivers of evolution
Society - 19/10/2010 - 42 comments
Marxism Destroyed the Dialectic
Political Philosophy - 27/09/2010 - 328 comments
The invisible right hand and the invisible left hand
Economics - 1/09/2010 - 63 comments
The key to power
Domestic Politics - 25/08/2010 - 7 comments

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