Tag: circular economy

Sep 07 2022

The State of Lightning One Year After El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption

Lightning helped El Salvador adopt bitcoin one year ago, which in turn helped usage of the Bitcoin Layer 2 network balloon around the world.Bitcoin headlines more often than not focus on the price. Whether it goes up or down in U.S. dollar terms, the media rides the wave accordingly, denoting “bubbles” and “crashes” as they come. As a result, the technology’s fundamentals...

Sep 06 2022

Bitcoin Beach Brazil: Inspired By El Salvador

A project in Brazil seeks to emulate the successful adoption of bitcoin seen on the beaches of El Salvador.This is an opinion editorial by João, founder of Boletim Bitcoin, a Brazilian portal focused 100% on Bitcoin.Meet Bitcoin Beach Brazil, a social project inspired by El Salvador, which is increasing the adoption of BTC as a form of payment and savings for...

Aug 16 2022

Bitcoin Ekasi: The Township One Year Later

Modeled after Bitcoin Beach, a South African township attests to the opportunities of a bootstrapped bitcoin economy.This is an opinion editorial by Hermann Vivier, co-founder of The Surfer Kids and Bitcoin Ekasi....

Aug 10 2022

Finding The Path To A Parallel Bitcoin Economy

Texas Slim’s Beef Initiative provides a model for bitcoin adoption to connect Bitcoiners with necessary tradesmen in direct, peer-to-peer exchange.This is an opinion editorial by John G. Dew, co-host of The Millennial Media Offensive podcast and a contributor for Bitcoin Magazine.Texas Slim’s second Beef Initiative conference was recently held in Crawford, Colorado, on Jason Wrich’s...

Aug 09 2022

Building Nigeria’s Bitcoin’s Village

Entrepreneurs in Nigeria are building on the country’s growing interest in BTC and establishing Bitcoin Village, a safe haven for Africa.Nigeria is a unique country in West Africa, geographically situated between the Sahel to the north and the Gulf of Guinea to the south in the Atlantic Ocean. Inflation is currently over 18%, and money debasement is...

Apr 12 2022

The Legendary TV Show “60 Minutes” Turns Its Eye To El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach

It doesn’t get much mainstream than CBS’s “60 Minutes.” The legendary newsmagazine debuted in 1968 and has been going strong ever since. And now, they’re talking about El Zonte AKA Bitcoin Beach, the place where it all started. How did it start, though? Even though Bitcoinist has written extensively...

Mar 24 2022

Bitcoin Is Empowering Marginalized Communities In Peru

A non-profit project is establishing micro Bitcoin economies in villages in Peru to grant financial opportunity to unbanked communities.What started as a simple, one-time $3,000 effort to buy shoes and socks for Peruvian children facing high mortality rates quickly grew into a full-scale effort focused on enabling financial empowerment through Bitcoin.After a visit to...

Feb 04 2022

You Won’t Believe What Costa Rica’s Bitcoin Jungle Is Building

The Bitcoin Jungle project is way more interesting than you probably think. This is how Bitcoin wins. From the ground up. We saw how Bitcoin Beach started small, humbly grew, and ended up changing El Salvador for the better. It’s only logical for similar projects to pop up in other locations that want to capture the spark, the magic. However, Bitcoin Jungle has...

Jan 02 2022

​KYC-Free Bitcoin Circular Economies: Free The Markets, Free The World

KYC-free bitcoin circular economies are perhaps the most pure free markets in the world, enabled by the first truly free sound money.What Is A Circular Economy?A Bitcoin circular economy is a free market where you can trade any products or services for bitcoin, including daily needs like food, jobs and housing.The state censors fiat markets via regulations, permits and KYC....

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