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Peaceful Treason is a show featuring discussion about socially relevant topics--such as: economics, political philosophy, pop culture, science & technology, and religion--from the anarchist perspective. Our intention is to inspire conversation and cross-cultural assimilation through social interaction.

Jan 12, 2018

In this episode, we take a sobering look at the practice of government banishment on vices known as “prohibition”. We’re kicking off a short series on the topic with the mother of them all: the prohibition of alcohol in the 1920’s. Who was behind prohibition and what was the real purpose? Is prohibition still alive today? How does prohibition influence black markets? Let’s take a look!

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Alcohol prohibition in America had a myriad of damaging effects on society, and some of the ripples are still rolling today. Excise taxes on alcohol—especially liquor—are a huge government revenue stream. If you would like to reduce the power of the State, take action by brewing your own beer or wine, or by distilling your own liquor. Know your local laws, however, as it is illegal in some places. These are just a few examples of Peaceful Treason.