Tag: economics

Nov 11 2022

Bitcoin Is The Solution To The World’s Trade Problems

Global trade needs to be built on an incorruptible standard that has no political or nationalistic affiliation.This is an opinion editorial by Heritage Falodun, a Bitcoin analyst and computer scientist based in Nigeria. I believe humanity deserves a detailed elucidation of the aggravating concerns facing our economies today. Solutions to world trade problems won't suffice if engaging in transnational commerce, promoting...

Sep 03 2022

Understanding Our Current Monetary System And Bitcoin’s Value Proposition

In order to understand Bitcoin’s potential role in the future, we must understand the monetary system of the present.This is an opinion editorial by Taimur Ahmad, a graduate student at Stanford University, focusing on energy, environmental policy and international politics.Author’s note: This is the first part of a three-part publication....

Sep 02 2022

A Criticism Of The Current Bitcoin As Money Narrative

As it stands, the argument for Bitcoin as money has several components which could be called into question.This is an opinion editorial by Taimur Ahmad, a graduate student at Stanford University, focusing on energy, environmental policy and international politics.Author’s note: This is the first part of a three-part publication. Part 1 introduces the Bitcoin standard...

Aug 03 2022

Economies Are Much Too Complicated To Plan And Control

Bitcoin is the free market alternative to inept economists using their not-so- invisible hands to manipulate various economies across the globe.This is an opinion editorial by Max Borders, a well-published author and a contributor for Bitcoin Magazine.Well into the Great Recession, arch-Keynesian Paul Krugman wrote that what drew him to economics was, “...

Jul 09 2022

Fixing Broken Fiat Plumbing — Sharing A House Separated By Cantillon Privilege

Jul 09 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  economics fiat inflation markets opinion

A firefighter’s take on today’s precarious economic mechanics and how bitcoin steps in as an empowerment tool for the middle class.This is an opinion editorial by Dan, cohost of the Blue Collar Bitcoin Podcast.A preliminary note to the reader: This was originally written as one essay that has since been divided into three parts for publication. Each section covers distinctive...

Jul 08 2022

Ex-Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Assassinated in Broad Daylight

A former Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, 67, died on Friday after a gunshot incident in Nara, a city in western Japan. The country’s longest- serving prime minister was shot by an armed man while he was delivering a campaign speech, local media NHK reports. The former Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader was campaigning for candidates of his party in the country’s Upper House...

May 05 2022

Markets React to Bank of England Warnings

May 05 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  britain economics england news uk

Today, the British pound fell in value as the Bank of England increased interest rates and warned of inflation. The drop took place amid a broader decline in stocks and...

Mar 31 2022

Economically Incentivized Innovation Sets Bitcoin Apart: Unitary Money

The specific attributes of Bitcoin create an environment poised for incredible leaps in innovation.IntroductionSeveral people have recently brought up the contention that bitcoin, as a deflationary money, cannot truly function as real money. This was brought to the surface again by Natasha Che (@RealNatashaChe) in a long Twitter...

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Mar 04 2022

Bitcoin Is Not Democratic Part Three: The Separation Of Economy And Politics

Part three of the “Bitcoin Is Not Democratic” series explores the building blocks necessary to construct a civilization that transcends politics.If you still happen to think Bitcoin and democracy are somehow related, then you’re either wilfully ignorant or you’ve missed parts one and two of this series, in which case, please read them...

Feb 23 2022

Economic Uncertainty Is Impacting Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin’s monetary competition is flailing as evidence mounts that the “everything bubble” will soon pop.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox,...

Feb 20 2022

Like All Successful Monies, Bitcoin Is Money For Enemies

Bitcoin exhibits properties of money that have existed far longer than the protocol and that helps facilitate its rapid growth.In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash. — Jean ShepherdMany well-known Bitcoiners say that bitcoin is money for enemies: Vijay Boyapati tweeted about it; Nic Carter has...

Feb 18 2022

How Democracy Failed Us: Bitcoin Is Not Democratic Part Two

Democracy is antithetical to the fundamentals of private property rights and, therefore, the functional, fair organization of society.Earlier this month I published part one of the “Bitcoin Is Not Democratic” series. In order to get a handle on how we can avoid the mistakes of the present, in part two, we’ll dive deeper into...

Feb 01 2022

Debt Of Nations: Bitcoin Is An Alternative To The Physical Hand Of Keynesian Economics

Fish are the last to discover water — and economists simply cannot see past the Keynesian theory that creates the problems they intend to solve.IntroductionIn 1776, Adam Smith published, “The Wealth of Nations” and, for the most part, the near 1,000-page document confused, perplexed or completely lost many readers in what some considered a wandering and often “off subject” digressive narrative....

Jan 27 2022

What Is Nakamoto-Gresham’s Law, And How Does It Pertain To Bitcoin?

We know the idea of Gresham's law — but it cannot be applied directly to bitcoin without some modification.Bitcoin is money. That means it’s openly competing with the incumbent fiat monetary regime. A co-circulation of two types of money isn’t unprecedented, and the economic principle that describes the outcome is known as Gresham's law. Applying Gresham’s insight to the bitcoin-fiat dynamic, we...

Jan 05 2022

The Great Reset And The Rise Of Bitcoin

Jan 05 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture economics video

A documentary that explores the current state of our economy and the impact a new monetary system like Bitcoin can have on the world.While our economy is known for working in cycles of growth and decline, we know that this is a phenomenon that started only in the last century. Before that point, our economy didn’t work with a system that relied...

Jan 02 2022

Why Jerome Powell’s Policies Are Bullish For Bitcoin

The Federal Reserve continues to create economic conditions ripe for a bitcoin bull market as capital seeks reliable returns.This article was highly inspired by a conversation I had with Tom Luongo in October 2021, and his thesis on geopolitics and the macro economic landscape of today. You can hear the conversation on my podcast,...

Dec 29 2021

The Bitcoin Price And Looking To The Future

A common question, there are many aspects that affect the price of bitcoin; what can we focus on going into 2022?As we come to the end of 2021, it’s popular to reflect on the year gone by, and produce crystal balls to predict the future bitcoin price. Firstly, though, one of my favourite thoughts about the future in general comes...

Dec 05 2021

Examining The Lindy Effect And Bitcoin

What is the phenomenon referred to as the Lindy Effect, and how does it relate to Bitcoin?As Bitcoin quickly approaches its teenage years, it’s time to dig into why the fact that it has survived this long makes it incredibly likely that it will continue to survive, and thrive long into the future. In this article we examine The Lindy effect. We...

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