Tag: charity

Jan 13 2021

The Downside of Crypto Donations

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  charity crypto donations opinion people

Nonprofits and their supporters are turning to crypto to avoid taxmen, middlemen and restrictive lawmakers. Unless they do their homework, nonprofits face restrictions of a different kind.

Jan 08 2021

Charity’s Centralization Problem, Feat. Matthew Davie and Alpen Sheth

They call it the charitable-industrial complex: a system where money for development, for humanitarian needs, and for improving the lives of billions is controlled through a top-down process, run by U.S. charities and shaped by U.S. tax rules and regulations.

Jan 07 2021

Bull Run Democracy, Revisited

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  charity democracy opinion people venezuela

In 2017, high-flying bitcoiners attempted to foment democracy in Venezuela by airdropping crypto and paper wallets. What did we learn from these experiments?

Aug 18 2020

#BitcoinForBeirut Seeks Sound Money To Help City’s Explosion Victims

On August 4, news of major explosions at the port of Beirut spread around the world, along with astounding videos and images. It quickly became apparent that the damage was extensive and that many in Beirut had been killed, injured or had become casualties of extensive property damage. And the tragedy came at a precipitous time for those in Beirut. A years-long economic...

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