The former Google engineer talks about inflation, the Austrian school of economics, and how bitcoin is revolutionizing banking.
Why is it so hard for him to just admit he was wrong?
Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed will look into the "benefits and risks" of a digital dollar.
There are any number of ways regulators may seek to clamp down on cryptocurrencies.
Rather than let students weigh crypto costs and benefits on their own, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims to know best.
Say what you will about the U.S., but its financial reporting rules are at least consistent.
Platform censorship results from centralized design. Cryptocurrency techies are building decentralized alternatives.
Some of them like the stock, but all of them think our financial system is broken.
"It's an escape hatch from tyranny," writes the Human Rights Foundation's Alex Gladstein. "It's nothing less than freedom money."
Some trends to look for over the next four years
Bureaucracy keeps on regulating through the chaos
Government surveillance doesn't just violate privacy rights; it’s a major security risk.
Protected financial access for politically targeted industries
Meet Brock Pierce, the Drug-Legalizing Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur on the Presidential Ballot in 16 States
"I obviously identify with and resonate with and connect with my libertarian brothers and sisters on so many levels," says the controversial former child actor.
Privacy is a right, not a “high risk” and “possibly criminal” activity
Watch part one of a four-part documentary series about the cypherpunk movement of the 1990s.
Western countries aren’t immune to the siren call of surveillance via commerce-tracking.
Twitter CEO's connection to Bitcoin-friendly tools suggests more commitment to privacy than Facebook's Libra proposal.
After senators sent threatening letters to Visa, Mastercard, and Stripe, the companies "decided" not to sign on to the online payment system.
Watch economists Saifedean Ammous and George Selgin face off at the Soho Forum.
Cryptocurrency is a human rights issue, explains Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation.
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez will never get to interrogate Satoshi Nakamoto.
This historian and online-education entrepreneur says runaway slaves, ladies of the evening, bootleggers, and other dropouts and discontents made America free.
If there’s one thing government types can agree on, it’s that nobody should be allowed to buy and sell stuff without permission.
Facebook's Libra 'Cryptocurrency' Aims to Disrupt Payments. Bitcoin Aims to Disrupt Government Power.
Mark Zuckerberg’s latest venture won't compete with Satoshi Nakamoto’s project for undermining central banking, tyranny, and the financial surveillance state.
A cashless society is a monitored (and potentially controlled) society.
The Cypherpunk co-founder was a major influence on both bitcoin and WikiLeaks.
Economists Kenneth Rogoff and Lawrence H. White face off over what the impact would be of a ban on cryptocurrency and phaseout of the $100 bill.
SEC Goes After Cryptocurrency 'Influencers,' Starting With DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather: Reason Roundup
Plus: the First Amendment problems with prosecuting Wikileaks and the trans troops ban is dealt another blow.
The next Reason/Soho Forum debate takes place in New York on December 3 and features Harvard's Ken Rogoff and GMU's Larry White.
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