Tag: monetary policy

Dec 03 2021

How Bitcoin Rectifies Easy Money’s Destruction of Growth And Prosperity

Central bank interventions in the monetary system - from lowering interest rates to printing money - do not change peoples’ saving and spending behavior: They only redirect it.We live in a highly politicized world today - we spite our neighbors, refuse to watch certain news channels, and increasingly ignore any information which counters our own preconceived views. Our wealth gap in the...

Oct 23 2021

The Roads To Hyperbitcoinization

An examination of data that supports the increasingly discussed monetary replacement of the century — hyperbitcoinization.IntroductionThe widespread adoption of bitcoin is a topic that has raised immense expectations for change to monetary systems, governments, and society in general. Over the years, bitcoiners have fiercely defended their belief that bitcoin represents a superior form of money and...

Jul 07 2021

To Know Bitcoin Is To Love Bitcoin

Jul 07 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture monetary policy sound money

Understanding Bitcoin is a process, and involves an understanding of money itself. It is my contention that an individual's certainty of the inevitable success of the Bitcoin protocol is asymptotically correlated to...

Jun 29 2021

Bitcoin Blowback: A History Of Dollar Hegemony, Economic Warfare And A Bright Orange Alternative

This essay addresses a history of dollar domination fabricated by the war machine that is the United States.AbstractThe United States dollar dominates world commerce. In 2019, it made up 88% of global trade, and no other currencies came close. This dominance gave the United States power over any other country that exports anything from anywhere. For example, due to the mechanics...

Jun 15 2021

Bitcoin And The Illusion Of Reality

The current metrics and systems posed by the federal reserve are designed to beguile and disguise the reality of money.A look at how the people in power may have more in common with a jewel beetle than you'd initially expect and how bitcoin may have the answer.In this article, we touch on: ● Why the government and the Federal Reserve are...

May 24 2021

Bitcoin Lurks Where Monetary Responsibility Has Been Abdicated

Bitcoin, being sound money capable of long-term wealth storage, returns the responsibility of saving to the people.Rule IV: Notice That Bitcoin Lurks Where Monetary Responsibility Has Been AbdicatedA reimagination of “Beyond Order” by Jordan Peterson through the lens of Bitcoin.PrefaceThis writing mirrors the exact chronological structure of...

May 12 2021

When More Isn’t Better: Inflation In The 21st Century

The modern practice of inflationary monetary policies has drastic, wide- reaching effects on the economy.Over the last 40 years, monetary policy has caused interest rates to decline from a high of around 20% down to the zero bound. During the same period, the U.S. dollar (USD) money supply has expanded at a rate never before seen in modern history and asset prices in...

Apr 21 2021

Bitcoin And The Changing Definition Of CPI

Apr 21 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  inflation markets monetary policy

The constant adjustments to the measuring stick of inflation mislead and confuse those looking for a sound store of value.Below is the definition of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:“The CPI represents changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households. User fees (such as water and sewer service) and...

Nov 16 2020

As Red And Blue Debate, Green Printer And Orange Coin Always Win

The nation and world are on the brink, awaiting official Electoral College votes to be cast on December 14, despite convincing conjectural consensus on the champion. But either way, 2020’s highly-contested U.S. presidential election reminds us...

Nov 15 2020

Dollar Decline and the Paralysis of Conventional Monetary Policy

Nov 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  monetary policy people podcasts the breakdown

A reading of Kenneth Rogoff’s latest piece on the strange reality of the dollar’s global status.

Nov 09 2020

Debate Rages on Whether a Digital Dollar Will Unleash Inflation

Some speculate that if the Fed implements a digital dollar, soaring inflation will soon follow.

Sep 29 2020

Why Bitcoin Now: Andreas Antonopoulos and Dan Held on Bitcoin’s Monetary Policy

Andreas M. Antonopoulos, speaker, educator, and the author of Mastering Bitcoin, Mastering Ethereum, and The Internet of Money, Volumes 1, 2, and 3, and Dan Held, growth lead at Kraken Digital Asset Exchange, discuss the core features of Bitcoin's monetary policy, including how it differs from traditional central bank monetary policy, what gives it value and yet how it seems to have derived...

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