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Apr 11, 2021

This week’s edition of “Long Reads Sunday” features NLW reading Bradley Rettler’s “The Rich Get Richer, the Poor Get Bitcoin.” It is an argument that, far from being just a speculative tool for the already wealthy, bitcoin represents a disruptive force that can combat wealth inequality. 

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Apr 10, 2021

On this week’s “Weekly Recap,” NLW digs into the theory of the bitcoin supercycle. Are we in the same sort of four-year, halving-driven, boom-bust cycle that has characterized bitcoin so far, or are the new institutional participants breaking us out of that in a fundamental way? 

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Apr 10, 2021

Today on the Brief:

  • Crypto Climate Accord
  • Robinhood crypto trading 
  • The decentralization of venture capital

Our main discussion:

This week was absolutely chock-full of institutions getting into the bitcoin space, yet barely anyone noticed. From Liberty Mutual and Starr Insurance investing in NYDIG to a massive real...

Apr 9, 2021

Peter Thiel is nothing if not good at igniting controversy. For the last 24 hours or so, Bitcoin Twitter (and really, FinTwit and TechTwit and Politics Twitter as well) have been hotly debating his assertion in recent remarks that bitcoin had become a “Chinese financial weapon.”

In today’s episode, NLW...

Apr 8, 2021

Today on the Brief:

  • Coinbase’s monster Q1 numbers
  • 150 million evaporate from the global middle class
  • Jamie Dimon’s shareholder letter comments on crypto

Our main discussion: Bloomberg’s latest crypto outlook is out. In this episode, NLW looks at seven aspects of the report:

  • Bitcoin as digital reserve asset in a...