Welcome to The Rum Rebellion! You’re probably wondering what the name is all about. Well, there is a very good reason for it. I’ll explain it all in a moment. First, I want to tell you what you can expect from your daily shot of rum, so to speak… The Rum Rebellion is a uniquely Australian voice commenting on the nexus between money, stocks, politics and economics. We have a libertarian view of the world and believe in free speech, individual freedom and personal responsibility. While we also believe in the virtues of free trade and sound money, we recognise that most of the world’s players don’t share this view. We therefore seek to tell you about how the world IS, not how we wish it to be.

What Argentina Can Teach Us

In Argentina, if you want to buy something, you need to know which money the seller will accept…and at what rate. ‘Do you want the white rate, the blue rate, or the black rate? Or…

Raising the Cross

These fantasies are not harmless. They encourage the world’s central bankers to print more and more money…until inflation finally explodes like a bottle of champagne. Then, who’s going to put the cork back in?

Back to the Usual Grift

Here at the Diary, we focus on the money. Or, more precisely, on the fake money that the US tricked up in 1971. We focus on the money, not because we especially care about money itself,…

The Rum Rebellion