Toby Baxendale, Cobden Centre
Consult Hyperion, 24/03/2011
Toby Baxendale is an entrepreneur who built up and sold www.directseafoods.co.uk, Britain’s largest fresh fish supplier to the catering trade. He also has active interests in several charities and is a Magistrate and an Ironman triathlete. Toby is dedicated to furthering the teaching of the Austrian School of Economics and the revival of the Great Manchester School of Cobden and Bright. Concerning the former he has helped with its revival at the London School of Economics. He established The Cobden Centre to promote social progress through honest money, free trade and peace. The Centre endorses Richard Cobden's view that "Peace will come to earth when the people have more to do with each other and governments less".
In this podcast, he talks about the goals of the centre and reflects on Hayek's suggestions of competing private currencies as a way to achieve "honest money".
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