Tag: freedom

Jul 24 2021

Interview: Fighting For Freedom With Zuby

Freedom fighter and musician Zuby joined the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast” to discuss sovereignty and lessons learned from COVID-19 lockdowns.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Jul 22 2021

Can Bitcoin Be Palestine’s Currency Of Freedom?

Bitcoin gives Palestinians a powerful avenue for peaceful protest, and the opportunity to find sovereignty among oppressive economic policies.One day last week I spoke to a Bitcoin user inside the Gaza Strip.He asked to remain anonymous and go by the name Uqab — the Arabic word for “eagle” — as he took a large personal risk to talk to me.We...

Jul 04 2021

Bitcoin And The American Idea

Has America strayed from its founding ideals? An activist and a refugee think Bitcoin can help it get back on track.Today, Americans celebrate 245 years of independence from the British Empire.On this day in 1776, our Founding Fathers declared:“We … the Representatives of the united States of America … in the Name, and by Authority of the good People...

Jun 19 2021

The Quickest Way To Achieve Financial Freedom With Bitcoin

Jun 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom liberty sovereignty

Upon realization of the idea of liberty, it is immediately thrust into reality, never to be forgotten by those having experienced it.I believe that the Founding Fathers of the United States inscribed the idea that liberty is inherent to life in the Declaration of Independence. While they made an astounding first step in declaring this, there has been, since the uprising of...

Jun 07 2021

Is It Good Bitcoin Is Being Promoted by an Authoritarian-Type Leader?

June 7, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits ✍️✍️✍️ Square is investing $5M to build a...

May 07 2021

If You Don't Buy Bitcoin, You Can't Be Rich

May 07 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  credit culture freedom inflation

Rich is a subjective term, yet it is apparent that those with no bitcoin unknowingly lack the freedom necessary for true wealth.Undoubtedly, fiat millionaires will read the title of this article and laugh. Languishing in mansions with foundations of debt, materialism and the physical world of fiat rich people is deceptively luxurious. Assuredly, the great empires of Rome, Venice and Constantinople also...

May 06 2021

Bitcoin: Solving The Elusive Monetary Problem

This deep dive explores what problems plague our modern monies, and how bitcoin cures these issues.“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” -Abraham LincolnTo understand the implications of a paradigm changing technology, one must intimately understand the problem that is being addressed. If we do not understand the problem...

Apr 18 2021

Bitcoin’s Silent Revolution: Technology And Invention, Plebeian And Ruler

Apr 18 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom ideas

The characteristics inherent to technologies enable the increasing freedom of citizens under rulership; Bitcoin is one such technology.Technology and InventionWe must redefine two special words often spoken as synonyms—technology and invention. Technology is something that, once released, never disappears. An invention is something that, once invented, is destined to be “un-invented” or made...

Apr 16 2021

Peer-To-Peer Is Patriotic

The founding principles of Bitcoin echo that of the genesis of the United States of America.In the spring of 1774, the British Parliament passed the Coercive Acts, dubbed the Intolerable Acts by the soon-to-be-free Americans. Months later, in the spring of 1775, Paul Revere would...

Apr 15 2021

Bitcoin Is A Trojan Horse For Freedom

Apr 15 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom

While bitcoin is powerful Number Go Up technology that appeals to self interest, it’s also creating fortresses against authority in cyberspace.In Book II of Virgil’s epic poem “The Aeneid,” one of the most iconic plotlines of classical mythology unfolds with trickery and subterfuge. The Greek forces, having failed to capture the City of Troy after a...

Apr 07 2021

Bitcoiners Should Stand Up For My Brother, Julian Assange

Prosecution against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a cruise missile against a free internet, and Bitcoin could be next.An Espionage Act prosecution against Julian Assange isn’t just an attack on the First Amendment. It’s a cruise missile against a free internet, and Bitcoin could be next.I never thought my older brother Julian Assange would need my help. I’ve always looked up...

Apr 01 2021

Violence, Money And Bitcoin

Apr 01 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom

By preserving the sound reciprocity of money, Bitcoin can enable our society to avoid the violence and scapegoating that has plagued it.ViolenceIf immortal aliens observing earth from afar did nothing but study mankind’s evolution, they would identify one specific, recurring problem that the other animal species would appear to have solved — violence. The alien mind would be able to ignore...

Oct 02 2020

Political Prosecution Of Julian Assange Calls For Nonviolent Cryptographic Defense

On October 1, 2020, WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s extradition hearing at the Old Bailey in London came to an end. What unfolded during 18 days of hearings was a Kafkaesque show-trial of a free press, where Assange was placed behind a glass case, unable to have access to his lawyers. This is a war against journalism, and an empire’s assaults on the rights...

Jul 15 2020

How the Human Rights Foundation and Casa Hope to Improve Bitcoin Sovereignty Around the World

Perhaps the most important quality of Bitcoin is its ability to provide financial freedom and sovereignty from third party authorities like central banks and governments. In parts of the world, this means the chance to opt out from inherently inflationary and reckless economic policy. In others, it means that Bitcoin can serve as a lifeline from fundamentally broken societies and oppressive regimes. As...

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