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Bitcoin White Paper Hidden in Apple OS

by Fast Rope Looking for an interesting little gem hidden deep in the bowels of Apple’s MacOS? Well, look no further! Here is a little treasure map for a buried Bitcoin white paper authored by Satoshi Nakamoto explaining Bitcoin as a peer-to-peer electronic cash system. To find it, simply use Finder in your MacOS and […]

Can Bitcoin Circumvent Economic Tyranny?

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE Finance guru Catherine Austin Fitts and Aleks Svetski, editor of Bitcoin Times magazine, discuss the breakdown of our economy and potential solutions Svetski believes Bitcoin not only is the answer to economic tyranny, but to individual sovereignty, while Fitts believes central bank control mechanisms are still at play within it […]

Ending Fiat Money Won’t Destroy the State

by Ryan McMaken via Mises Institute Lee esto en Español A certain meme has become popular among advocates of both gold and cryptocurrencies. This is the “Fix the money, fix the world” meme. This slogan is based on the idea that by switching to some commodity money—be it crypto or metal—and abandoning fiat currency, the […]

Cryptocurrency Edition: Remy Rapping Finance 101

Don’t be fooled. Cryptocurrencies, like Dogecoin or even Bitcoin, should not be considered a hedge against inflation or economic calamity. These digital creations tend to act more like “risk-on” assets, and the speculative frenzy surrounding them has certainly been fueled by the Federal Reserve’s massive and reckless money printing. Cryptos are an definitely interesting and […]

“Crypto-Mania” and the Unsound Money Regime

by Brendan Brown via Mises.org Previous sustained surges in consumer prices – otherwise described as big levies of inflation taxation – have brought in their wake episodes of monetary normalization. These have usually featured a “return to gold” or at least to monetary rules associated with the gold standard. The 2021-2 surge will likely prove […]