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Labor in the 21st Century: Cryptoeconomics, Communities and Global Markets

Today is Labor Day in the United States, a day when we are supposed to reflect on everyday people who work hard to make sure our economy works. The past two years have upended the 20th century industrial model of Read more…


2020: The Year that Contained Multitudes

There were days this past year that felt like decades, and days that flew by. I can’t quite remember another year of my life that was filled with so much grief and sadness but also hope. Hope for a future Read more…


$20,000 in 2020: Bitcoin’s Point of No Return

Three years ago (almost to the day), I wrote about Bitcoin reaching $10,000: Bitcoin is at $10K — and that’s just the beginning of how it will revolutionize money. We know how that story ended. CNBC put together a clip Read more…


Bitcoin: Resilience in Crisis

As investors try to navigate the COVID-19 world, they’re taking a hard look at their portfolios and solving for the new normal. In the midst of highly volatile traditional financial markets, savvy investors are searching for new avenues for not Read more…


India: A Historic Crypto Ruling

India’s Supreme Court today announced a historic ruling: they overturned The Reserve Bank of India’s 2018 circular that effectively banned cryptocurrency trading, making it illegal for crypto exchanges to link to bank accounts. The Court has now ruled that circular Read more…


The Final Edition

Over two years ago, in the early days of the ICO boom of 2017, we launched the Blockchain Weekly. When we started the newsletter, there was a plethora of misinformation in the space and we wanted to create a trusted Read more…


What’s Libra? China Takes the Stage

While company after company pulled out of Facebook’s Libra project, the US Congress grilled Mark Zuckerberg, the SEC halted Telegram’s token offering, and several US legislators called for a digital dollar, China had a few words for the world… In Read more…


SEC Fines and Libra Woes

This past week, two companies within the token ecosystem announced settlements with the SEC. The SEC has been pursuing enforcement action for the past couple of years in wake of the ICO boom and bust of 2017. Neither of the Read more…


FOMO in Washington DC: Mnuchin, Trump and Tomorrow’s Libra Hearing

The last time I wrote was on the eve of Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra announcement. At this time tomorrow, the US Congress will have held its first hearing on the matter. It’s been quite an active few weeks – Bitcoin reached Read more…


Facebook’s Libra Launch

The big news heading out of last week and into the upcoming week is Facebook’s long-awaited GlobalCoin (or Libra Coin), likely to be a stablecoin pegged to a basket of global currencies. Details of its initial consortium leaked late last Read more…