The Breakdown Weekly: The Revolution Will Be Retweeted

A recap of one of the most significant weeks in recent American political history. The Breakdown Weekly Recap looks at the key themes that shaped the week. On this week’s episode, NLW discusses: Monday’s Breakdown | The Power and Peril of the ‘Bitcoin Fixes This’ Meme  Tuesday’s Breakdown | Bitcoin, Cellphones and the Citizen Tools of Anti-Authoritarianism, […]

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The Biggest Realignment in the US-China Relationship Since Nixon

How one of the world’s most important geopolitical relationships came to be what it is in 2020. The U.S.-China relationship has an outsized impact on global economics and politics. As that relationship comes even more into focus in the wake of COVID-19, this episode provides a historical primer.  Graham Webster is editor-in-chief of the Stanford–New […]

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Decentralization Philosophy – Does Crypto Still Need Catalysts?

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week the Let’s Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss catalysts and CEOs in the world of blockchain projects, the organizational and organic structures of decentralization and to wonder whether crypto even needs Satoshi-like catalysts now that the fire of blockchain burns bright. While the battlefield […]

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Isaiah Jackson on Bitcoin’s Impact

CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen is joined by Isaiah Jackson, author of “Bitcoin and Black America” and co-founder of KRBE Digital Assets Group, to talk about financial discrimination in the United States and the unique value bitcoin can offer minority communities. According to a survey of 5,126 Americans conducted by Coinbase and Qriously, “Twice as many […]

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Decentralization Philosophy Part 1 – From Buddha to the Conquistadors

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week, the Let’s Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss decentralization in blockchain projects, the historical context of decentralized organizations, the robustness it conveys but also the difficulties it engenders. While the battlefield is different, the insight is perhaps even more relevant to the […]

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