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Diamonds and the Treasury Debt Ceiling: Why Nothing Has ‘Intrinsic Value’ in Economics

Diamonds and the Treasury Debt Ceiling: Why Nothing Has ‘Intrinsic Value’ in Economics The U.S. Treasury Department has just issued an urgent letter requesting a lift on the debt ceiling, warning Congress of imminent financial collision in September as federal cash is running out. Though this scenario has played out […]

Bitcoin is Needed Now: Macroeconomic Backdrop Adds Value to Crypto

Bitcoin is Needed Now: Macroeconomic Backdrop Adds Value to Crypto Throughout its short history, Bitcoin (BTC) has been seen as anything but centralized, sovereign, and censorable. The crypto asset was created by a pseudonymous individual, is secured by a global group of miners, and is backed by no government, traditional […]

Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value’

Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value’ There’s been furious debate over the last few years on whether or not Satoshi created Bitcoin to be a peer-to-peer cash system or a purpose-built store of value. Lately, a few BTC proponents claim that Satoshi deliberately […]

$15.4 Billion of New Cryptocurrency Value Was Created During 2018

.4 Billion of New Cryptocurrency Value Was Created During 2018 A report recently published by Diar has estimated that nearly $ 15.42 billion of value was added to the market capitalization of the combined cryptocurrency markets in the form of newly created tokens and crypto asset inflation during 2018. Also […]

Venezuelan President Raises Petro’s Value Again in Bid to Create ‘New System’

Venezuelan President Raises Petro’s Value Again in Bid to Create ‘New System’ For the second time in a little over a month, Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has hiked up the value of the national cryptocurrency, the petro, this time to 36,000 sovereign bolivars. The move has again been met with criticism.  Also […]

Venezuelans Remain Skeptical After President Maduro Raises Petro’s Value

Venezuelans Remain Skeptical After President Maduro Raises Petro’s Value Nicolas Maduro’s move to increase the price of the petro, the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency designed to counter inflation, has sparked intense debate. Experts and tech-savvy Venezuelans alike are less than enthusiastic about the Venezuelan president’s decision. Also read: Maduro Orders Price of Venezuela’s […]

The Value of Uncensorable Technology in an Age of Censorship

The Value of Uncensorable Technology in an Age of Censorship Governments and corporations have deployed censorship to limit speech and deprive people of vital communication channels. The ruling elite are trying to shush activists and freethinkers, but they are losing control and lashing out in frustration. This is why the […]