Tag: humanitarian

May 04 2022

Currency Of Last Resort

Amid the tragedy of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Bitcoin acts as a humanitarian lifeline.I. Escape From Kyiv“Do you hear that?”Gleb Naumenko stopped talking and allowed me to hear the air raid sirens going off behind him in the Ukrainian night, deep in the west of the country, near the border with Romania. “I’m supposed to go to a shelter,” he...

Apr 29 2022

Bitcoin Speaks To The Human Condition

Bitcoin will succeed not just because it is the best monetary technology, but because it is the money most aligned to principles fundamental to human nature. (Adaptation...

Apr 24 2022

How Bitcoin Protects Private Property Rights

Bitcoin protects private property for its users due to its theft-proof design, its use of decentralized nodes and an immutable public ledger.We’re going to continue our conversation of Bitcoin’s role in...

Mar 18 2022

Bitcoin Can Be The Foundation Of Human Rights

The bad guys can’t stop Bitcoin, but Bitcoin can stop the bad guys.Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution. 60 years ago, it was not Syrians, Afghans,...

Mar 17 2022

Bitcoin-Only Exchange Relai To Donate Portion Of Revenue To UNICEF

Relai, a bitcoin-only savings and investment app, is using a referral program to donate up to 50% of referred transactions to humanitarian organization UNICEF.Relai, a bitcoin-only exchange based in Switzerland, is donating up to 50% of its revenue to humanitarian-aid organization UNICEF on qualifying transactions. Humanitarian efforts will focus toward improving female participation in the...

Mar 11 2022

Meet The Core Dev Using Bitcoin For Humanitarian Aid On The Ground In Ukraine

Gleb, a Ukrainian and Bitcoin Core developer since 2018, is using BTC to deliver humanitarian supplies in wartorn areas of his native country.Demonstrating its unique utility on the biggest world stage of the moment, Bitcoin has helped Ukrainian armed forces and nongovernmental organizations raise money...

Feb 26 2022

How Bitcoin Ends Injustice And The Importance Of Orange-Pilling Activists

It is obvious that the world cares about injustice, but the incentives systems of money must align with justice in order for solutions to occur.Decoupling Exploitation From Gain: How Bitcoin Ends Injustice And The Importance of Orange-Pilling The Activist CommunityTens of millions of people in the United States consider themselves activist- and social justice- minded; individuals engaged in some form of...

Feb 25 2022

Bitcoin Is Consciousness-Raising Technology On The Path Toward Enlightenment

Bitcoin will aid humanity in raising its levels of consciousness when self valuing people secure their individuality and everyone’s self interests are aligned.Bitcoin is the hardest form of money that has ever been invented. The enthusiasm that has emerged around this technology has been slowly revitalizing our society. The Bitcoin space is filled with hope and joy. This contrasts with the low...

Feb 03 2022

How Bitcoin Helps Fix Foreign Aid Corruption

Aid intended to help those in developing countries is often siphoned off with ill intent — but bitcoin can help remedy this.Let’s talk about the humanitarian case for bitcoin — specifically, how it solves issues of government corruption and how it improves the effectiveness of foreign aid....

Nov 21 2021

Bitcoin Helps Poverty Rather Than Hides It

Nov 21 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture humanitarian poverty

While the world traditionally says that money can’t buy happiness, Bitcoiners acknowledge that money is a necessity for a fulfilling life.Omnia Mea Mecum Porto (All That Is Mine I Carry With Me)It is often enough said, and not without a grain of truth, that the poorest man is in the end the happiest, although no one can envy him for that...

Oct 14 2021

Framing Bitcoin For Progressives

Despite being consistently framed as right-wing, Bitcoin is all-inclusive and benefits all ideologies.What Is Bitcoin?At its core, Bitcoin is a digital store of value that enables everyone in the world to coalesce around a singular monetary system. For the first time, anyone in the world can send money to anyone else in the world, instantaneously, regardless of nationality, credit score or...

Jun 21 2021

How Bitcoin Improves Financial Access And Inclusion

Bitcoin is, for many, the first opportunity to store wealth in a safe and secure manner, without outside manipulation.El Salvador’s decision to use bitcoin as legal tender in their country was recently celebrated by bitcoin HODLers around the world. Yet the International Monetary Fund (IMF) quickly expressed concerns...

Jun 09 2021

Why Every Single Person Needs Bitcoin

The humanitarian aspects of bitcoin overshadow the nominal value focused on by many westerners.It's become really easy to get lost with all the volatility and headlines present in Bitcoin lately. The various altcoins are becoming more and more distracting, albeit ever-useless, and new entrants into the space continue to make us forget the real reason why we are here. Unfortunately, the people...

May 26 2021

The Humanitarian And Environmental Case For Bitcoin

Bitcoin can reduce aid corruption, help end dependency and bootstrap renewable energy for emerging markets.Can Bitcoin reduce aid corruption, help end dependency and bootstrap renewable energy for emerging markets?Bitcoin is typically thought of as an investment and a strictly financial innovation.But what if some of its greatest impact over time ends up being in the humanitarian and...

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