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Apr 28, 2021

Yesterday Bitcoin Twitter reacted in horror upon discovering that Tesla had sold 10% of its bitcoin. Elon has paper hands! Institutions will abandon us! The horror and scorn ran far and wide. 

On today’s episode, NLW argues that:

  • The sales proved to Tesla that bitcoin has deep liquidity
  • That the combination of store...

Apr 24, 2021

Today on the Brief:

  • Coinbase Pro to list USDT
  • A new Bitcoin Mayor in Tennessee
  • ETH and BTC ETF updates

Our main discussion looks at President Biden’s proposed increase of the capital gains tax rate. NLW breaks down everything bitcoiners are saying about it, with a particular focus on what it has to do with...

Apr 21, 2021

As this cycle heats up, “governments will ban bitcoin” is one of the top areas of fear, uncertainty and doubt. On this episode, NLW breaks down why that FUD just doesn’t hold much weight right now, looking at:

  • Why the examples of India, Turkey, Nigeria and China are not as bad as what people have posited 
  • Why the...

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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Mar 24, 2021

Three major moments over the last couple days help provide insight into the future of the U.S. government’s relationship with bitcoin, stablecoins and digital currencies. 

The first was Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s comments on digital assets and a central bank digital currency, saying work on a U.S....