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May 27, 2020

The battle to control narratives is the battle to shape how people understand the world around them. But the traditional gatekeepers of narratives - the media - have never had more competition to shape what is perceived as truth. 

In this episode, NLW speaks with Bedrock Capital founder Geoff Lewis about what it means...

May 25, 2020

Highlights from some of the most interesting conversations on The Breakdown from the last two months. 
  • 4/1 - Peter Zeihan on why the world we’ve known for 30 years is changing forever
  • 4/6 - Emerson Spartz on a moment of punctuated equilibrium 
  • 4/17 - Jared Dillian on the political football of stock...

May 23, 2020

The complete week's shows in one convenient episode

  • Monday | Economic Freedom in the World After Capital, feat. Albert Wenger
  • Tuesday | Lessons from the Financial History of Pandemics, feat. Jamie Catherwood
  • Wednesday | Why a Strong Dollar Is Bad for the US and Bad for the World, feat. Lyn Alden
  • Thursday | ‘Dismantle...

May 23, 2020

On Wednesday, a batch of coins mined just a month after bitcoin’s birth were moved. It was the first time since August 2017 that any bitcoin from early 2009 had been transferred, and the action set Bitcoin Twitter on fire. While a number of bitcoin archaeologists quickly and persuasively argued the tokens were almost...

May 22, 2020

The European Union and the euro are part of the most ambitious political and economic experiment of the 21st century. The COVID-19 crisis, however, has exacerbated growing questions of political will and political legitimacy and led some to wonder if the eurozone can survive. 

Tuomas Malinen is the CEO of GnS Economics,...